BESR (Backup Exec Server Recovery) - Recover from Physical Server to Hyper-V VM

 

It takes me few weeks of WebEx and the case was pass from Support team to Sr Advance Team engineer to tell me this:

- The previous system being a EFI based 64 bit machine the 32 bit  bootloader of the SRD is not able to recognize the command bcdedit and bootrec.
- The EFI based systems are not supported.
- That is why on the original system BESR is unable to see the EFI (system reserved partition) and on the restored hyper-V virtual machine the the bcdedit and bootrec is not working.

Below are my discussion with fellow Symantec forum members:

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/besr-physical-server-hyper-v#comment-5591131

 I will write a full articles on Backup Exec Server Recovery 2010 with Hyper-V on PowerEdge R710 connected to DELLMD1200.

Notes: Windows 2003 server with Dell Utility partition works like charm


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