Archive for 2017

How to Fix Hyper-V Backup Errors

When you encounter an issue with just one VM failing, it’s almost certainly an issue inside the VM, not the host. That’s because any VSS-aware service inside a VM can break the Hyper-V backup cycle by vetoing. When all VMs fail to back up, it’s likely something on the host causing the failure. Please check […]

Backup Hyper-V Virtual Machine on Server 2008, 2012, 2016, Windows 10

Are you looking for a simple way to backup Hyper-V virtual machine guests on Windows Server 2008 / 2012, or Windows Server 2016? With BackupChain’s server backup software you can backup hyper-v virtual machines in just three minutes. Backup for the Windows host server disk as well as backup of all Hyper-V virtual machines with […]

Self-hosted Google Drive, OneDrive, Carbonite, Amazon S3, DropBox

If you are looking for a self-hosted Google Drive, DropBox, OneDrive, Carbonite, or Amazon S3 alternative, BackupChain has all the components you need to set this up yourself and save thousands of dollars per year by hosting a secure system yourself. Whether you want to share files online securely with team members or use cloud […]

Hyper-V Backup: Simple, Powerful, and Open Standard

BackupChain is a backup software specifically made for the IT professional who wants lots of backup options, easy installation, a task-oriented user interface, and the freedom to use open-standard file formats for his/her backups. Below is our 3 minute video tutorial: “How to back up Hyper-V”. Create a backup task, select the VMs, specify the […]

Convert VHD files to VHDX, VMDK, VDI, and Physical Disk

The BackupChain disk imaging toolset includes a P2V, V2P, and V2V converter which you can use to: Convert VHD to VHDX, for example in Hyper-V or to mount it directly Convert VHD to VMDK, to convert a Hyper-V virtual machine to VMware Convert VHD to VDI, to convert a Microsoft virtual machine to VirtualBox Convert VHD […]

RAID Backup Software for RAID Array Backup (0, 1, 5, 10)

Our Windows Server backup software BackupChain runs on Windows Server 2016 / 2012 / 2008 and provides all-in-one protection for a complete server backup. Tens of thousands of IT professionals use BackupChain worldwide as their RAID backup software of choice and to reliably clone entire arrays to other RAID 0/1/5/10 arrays or to single disk drives. However, […]

V2V Converter & Backup for Hyper-V VMware VirtualBox

BackupChain contains a V2V converter for Hyper-V, VirtualBox, and VMware as part of its disk backup toolset. The V2V converter may be used as a final virtual to physical migration or you could schedule V2V conversions to occur on a schedule as a method of VM backup. Here we discuss how you could use BackupChain […]