How to Restore Hyper-V Virtual Machines

CloudBerry Unlimited supports backup and restore of virtual machines that created and controlled by Hyper-V server.

Restore Hyper-V virtual machines is a two-steps procedure where you download the backup files at first and then add the restored machine to your Hyper-V host.

System Requirements

  • Hyper-V server OS is Windows Server 2012 or higher

How to Restore Hyper-V Virtual Machines

Downloading backup files

Step 1. Open the Restore Wizard and select storage you want to restore the virtual machines from.

Step 2. Name your restore plan if you want to use it periodically to restore the virtual machines.

Step 3. Choose the "Restore Hyper-V Virtual Machine" on the Type of Data step.

Step 4. Choose the "Restore Type" to restore from specified time.

Step 5. Choose the "Restore Source" to restore selected virtual machines from the list.

Step 6. Choose the "Destination" where to restore backup files.

Note: original location is not available for Hyper-V restore.

Step 7. The "Encryption Options" screen allows you to enter a password if one is needed to decrypt the selected files.

Step 8. Specify the Schedule. Here you can set up a custom schedule for restore plan.

Step 9. Set up notifications.

Step 10. Review a Summary and finish the Restore Wizard.

Add virtual machine to Hyper-V host

Step 1. Open Hyper-V Manager

Step 2. Right-click on your Hyper-V host being listed in the left panel and select New | Virtual Machine

Step 3. In New Virtual Machine Wizard specify virtual hard disk that you restored using Use an existing virtual hard disk on Connect Virtual Hard Disk step.

Performing item-level restore

MBS desktop agent 5.6 enables you to perform file-level restore for Hyper-V virtual machines simply by right-clicking on any of those machines in the Backup Storage tab and then clicking File Level Restore.

Shortly after the file manager will appear, whereupon you can select the required files and restore them to the specified location.

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