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SnapManger for Hyper-V backup fails for a VM running Window server 2022

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Applies to

  • SnapManager for Hyper-V (SMHV)
  • Virtual machine (VM)
  • Microsoft Hyper-V


  • SMHV backups are failing and the dataset Backup Report shows the following error message :

[1/27/2024 12:30:09 AM, (28)] Failed to take backup of VM <VM name>[Hyper-V] as SnapDrive for Windows isunable to enumerate the following components(s) : (VM configuration is notvalid. This could mean the VM may have an unsupported storage configuration.Please confirm that configuration location reside on NetApp storage.) for the VM on Hyper-V host XXXXX

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