Easy to use and powerful command line tool to perform Hyper-V virtual machine backups, in standalone and cluster (CSV) environments. Supports app consistent backups based on the Hyper V VSS provider integrated in the OS.
Works on Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2
Core and Hyper-V editions are fully supported!
HVBackup -a -o c:\backup
The above command will backup all the virtual machines found on the host, creating a separate zip file for each one in the "c:\backup" folder. Note: the specified folder can be also on a remote server (e.g. \\yourserver\backup\path)