Backup Hyper-V host

How to Protect a Hyper-V Host with XoperoONE

What is the Hyper-V Host?

Hyper-V, Microsoft's virtualization platform, enables organizations to efficiently run multiple virtual machines (VMs) on a single host. Protecting the Hyper-V host and its virtual machines is crucial to ensure business continuity and data security. This article provides a step-by-step guide on how to protect your Hyper-V host using XoperoONE, along with best practices and resources.

How to Protect a Hyper-V Host

To protect a Hyper-V host, you first need to install a special version of the XoperoONE agent. After installation, the Hyper-V host will appear in the "Devices" tab within XoperoONE.

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To protect your Hyper-V host with XoperoONE, you need to add and configure a suitable protection plan. Start by navigating to the Plans tab in the XoperoONE dashboard and clicking "Add Plan". Depending on your backup requirements, choose the proper option.

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Once the plan type is selected, proceed to configure it. Select the Hyper-V host device from the list and determine the type of data to back up, whether it's full VM images or specific files/folders (includes backup of databases). Then, configure the backup schedule and retention policies. You can also customize additional settings, such as encryption and compression, according to your needs.

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After configuring the plan, click Save button. The protection plan will automatically start securing your Hyper-V host based on the defined schedule.

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