Adding a VM Group for Hyper-V

Add a VM group to identify a specific set of virtual machines to back up or restore.

Before You Begin


  1. From the Command Center navigation pane, go to Protect > Virtualization.

    The Virtual machines page appears.

  2. Click the VM groups tab.

    The VM group page appears.

  3. Click Add VM group.

    The Add VM group dialog box appears.

  4. In the Name box, enter a name for the VM group.

  5. Add VMs or configure a rule to automatically add new VMs:

    • To add VM group content, click Add virtual machines. On the Add virtual machines page, select the VMs you want to add, and then click OK.

    • To discover instances automatically, click Add rule, define a rule, and then click Save.

  6. From the Plan list, select a plan that defines backup schedules and storage for the VM group.

  7. Click Save.