Getting Started (Microsoft Hyper-V)

Step 1: Review Requirements

Step 2: Install the Virtual Server Agent

Review each of the following topics to get started with the installation:

Step 3: Prepare for Your First Backup and Restore

  1. Open the CommCell Console.
  2. Configure a storage device.
  3. Optional: Configure a Storage Policy. See Storage Policy - Getting Started.
  4. Create a virtualization client for the standalone Hyper-V server or a Hyper-V cluster.

    The virtualization client is added to the list of clients in the CommCell browser.

  5. Optional: Create a subclient.

    By default, the default subclient backs up all the virtual machines in the standalone Hyper-V server or Hyper-V cluster. To change this behavior, see Adding a User-Defined Subclient.

  6. Optional: Decide whether to add the following functionality:

Step 4: Run Your First Backup and Restore

Step 5: Where to Go from Here