Some time ago I’ve installed SCDPM 2016 and configured the backups jobs. All was going well, until we tried to restore a a test VM…
I was able to restore the files on disk, copy the files to the Hyper-V cluster and import the VM again. Not really the ideal situation…
When restoring the VM directly to Hyper-V I’ve encountered the following error:
Google told me the solution was adding backup VLANs to SCDPM. In my case that wasn’t the solution. When I opened Event Viewer on the Hyper-V node I’ve founded the following error in the Hyper-V-VMMS log:
I’ve opened the settings of the VM and the installation DVD was still attached:
After removing the DVD drive, backing-up the VM again, my restore was successful!:
After this quick fix, I’ve could not only backup the VMs but also restore them!