SMB 3.0 Shares for Hyper-V storage
From Agent 10.3.2 onwards (based on MAX Backup version 16.5) it is possible to backup and restore Hyper-V machines that have some or all of their virtual disks on an SMB 3.0 share. Please ensure the following conditions are met before starting the backup for such a virtual machine.
- The Hyper-V host and the SMB3 server must belong to the same Active Directory domain.
- The SMB3 server must have the File Server VSS Agent Service installed.
- The network share on the SMB3 server must be created with the "Applications" profile (under Select Profile, select SMB Share Applications). View Technet instructions.
- The Hyper-V host (namely its Local System account) must have full access to the network share (the Permissions step of the installation wizard). See this Technet article for detailed instructions.
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