VLAN Tagging on Helper VM

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VLAN Tagging on Helper VM

Veeam Logoby collinp » Fri Jan 31, 2014 10:14 pm

I ran into an issue where if you choose granular recovery of a Linux vm on Hyper-v for a restore there is no option on the helper vm settings to include a vlan tag. I tried to quickly tag the vm with a vlan within vmm manually but the restore process fails (since the vm cannot get onto the network without a vlan tag) and deletes the helper vm before I can tag it. This issue would only happen if you are using trunked ports for your VM Network within your Hyper-v environment and create your vlan tag at the VM level.
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Re: VLAN Tagging on Helper VM

Veeam Logoby Vitaliy S. » Sun Feb 02, 2014 3:44 pm

Hello Collin,

Thanks for the feedback, I have passed this info to our R&D team. As a workaround I guess you can create an Internal/Private switch, connect it to the backup console and Helper Appliance and run the restore.

Thank you!
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