Update to improve the backup of Hyper-V Integrated components in Hyper-V Server 2012 R2

Applies to: Hyper-V Server 2012 R2Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard

Summary


This article describes an update that improves the backup of Hyper-V Integrated components and that fixes the following issues.
  • Issue 1

    When you try to perform a live backup of virtual machines in Hyper-V 2012 R2 by using the Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS), the backup operation is unsuccessful.

  • Issue 2

    When the Backup Guest operating system has multiple partitions, the system may fail because of time-outs in icsvc!CHyperVICProvider.

More Information


Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Prerequisites

To apply this update in Windows Server 2012 R2, you must first have update 2919355 installed.

Restart requirement

You have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any previously released hotfix.

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

References


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