Best Practices for Server Backup, Data Backup, and Hyper-V Backup

This article summarizes best practices on how to manage Windows Server backups, server data and files, and Hyper-V backups. Keep enough disk space free at all times: At the source as well as the target Free disk space is of paramount importance. All kinds of strange software errors emerge, even from Microsoft Windows itself, when […]

How to Fix Disk Signature Error PartMgr 58

The disk signature error "PartMgr" ID 58 may occur on its own or when a virtual machine backup is initiated. You'll need to check whether there are disks that have the same disk signature. In the case of Hyper-V, check if any of the VM disks inside the VM have the same disk signature as […]

How to Fix 0x8007000e E_OUTOFMEMORY VSS Error

The Volume Shadow Copy Service error 0x8007000e E_OUTOFMEMORY may occur in your logs as shown below:    Processing Writer 'Microsoft Hyper-V VSS Writer':     Adding this component: …… Creating shadow set  … (Waiting for the asynchronous operation to finish…) (Waiting for the asynchronous operation to finish…) (Waiting for the asynchronous operation to finish…) Error during […]

18 Hyper-V Tips & Strategies You Need to Know

The following in-depth article summarizes common Hyper-V and HyperV virtual machine backup tips and tricks that our BackupChain tech support team gathered over time since we first rolled out in 2009. Our backup software BackupChain supports Hyper-V backups on Windows Server 2019-2008 as well as Windows 10. While some of the points below are focusing […]

How to: Hyper-V Replication for Immediate Disaster Recovery

In this article we show how to set up Hyper-V replication between two or more Hyper-V production servers, or from a production server to a backup server. In fact, any combination is possible. Each server could replicate its own VMs elsewhere. In case of a failure you could simply boot the VM on the backup […]

How to Delete Files in the Backup Folder

You may freely delete files and folders inside the backup folder. BackupChain backup software fills the gaps next time it runs However, there is one thing you need to watch when deleting: If you have backup files that use deduplication, they need to be deleted in groups. This does not apply to regular file backup, […]

NAS Backup Software for QNAP, Buffalo, Drobo, and Synology

Backup to, from, and between NAS Devices with BackupChain Backup Software Backing up files to and from Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices is best done using a reliable backup software tool on a task schedule, so that it runs automatically at set intervals. Give this backup software a try and you’ll find it is perfect […]

Alternatives to Acronis, Veeam, Backup Exec, and Microsoft DPM

There’s an Acronis alternative called BackupChain backup software, which is both reliable, and more affordable than Acronis and Veeam. BackupChain is part of the IT professional’s repertoire worldwide and has a rapidly growing fan base of more than 35,000 users. As an alternative to Backup Exec, Veeam, Microsoft DPM, and Acronis, BackupChain grew over the years to become the backup solution of […]

Hyper-V Cloud Backup

Hyper-V cloud backup doesn't have to cost a fortune. Check out our secure, high-speed terabyte cloud hosting plans for Hyper-V and other services. If you do have the infrastructure to host your own cloud, BackupChain contains all the tools you need to set up your own private and secure cloud storage to backup your Hyper-V […]