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Good morning, I am running 2008 Hyper-V Core with 2 guest VMs inside. I want to create a host server image, this will allow me to restore the host Hyper-V core & guest VMs should the hardware fail.

I have tried BackupAssist but their support does not cover Hyper-V Core so I will try with wbadmin from command line.

What I need to know is could I achieve a full host backup [Like Acronis] using wbadmin that woula llow me to recover the server & VMs using the 2008 recovery options?

Any advice, examples of code would be much appreciated.

Kind regards

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I've posted an article with discussion of how to do this:

http://www.itwriting.com/blog/2887-using-backup-on-windows-hyper-v-server-or-server-core.html

Tim

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Can you summarize the article in your answer? –  Bigbio2002 Jun 21 '12 at 20:21

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