ekhouser614 wrote:What I can't find though is a good explanation of how we have the proxy setup. I read one place the proxy must have "direct access" to the shared storage such as iscsi to a SAN and other places it just needs "access to the host and VMs".
What kind of storage(local/CSV/SMB3) do you have? For CSV and local storage the source Hyper-V host and the off-host backup proxy must be connected (through a SAN configuration) to the shared storage.
ekhouser614 wrote:The proxy is just another physical server with Hyper-V role installed and the clustered hosts are on the same LAN. Is this also not best practice? If so, I will need to just use on-host backups and not use off-host proxies.
It`s the recommended approach, on-host proxy will slow down VMs and backup processing.