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Hi,

To add Hyper-V host below things are need to be considered.

2. Hyper-V host that you are trying to add shouldn't be a virtual machine.

To analyse the issue, please provide the output for the following command.

Step 1 : Open the command prompt with the administrator privilege in the VembuBDR Backup server.

Step 2 : Execute the following command and provide us the output.

• If the Hyper-V host [Windows 2012R2 Datacenter] to be added is local machine run the following command

Powershell wmic os get caption

• If the Hyper-V host [Windows 2012R2 Datacenter] to be added is Remote machine run the following command.

Powershell wmic /node:"<HostName>" /user:"<UserName>" /password:"<Password>" os get caption

Example: Powershell wmic /node:"MachineM1" /user:"Domain2012\administrator" /password:"Apple" os get caption

Step 3: Revert back to us with the output of the above command.

Hi,

To add Hyper-V host below things are need to be considered.

2. Hyper-V host that you are trying to add shouldn't be a virtual machine.

3. If the machine name or username that you are trying to add has (-) in it , adding host may fail. So try giving ip address for the host.

To analyse the issue, please provide the output for the following command.

Step 1 : Open the command prompt with the administrator privilege in the VembuBDR Backup server.

Step 2 : Execute the following command and provide us the output.

• If the Hyper-V host [Windows 2012R2 Datacenter] to be added is local machine run the following command

Powershell wmic os get caption

• If the Hyper-V host [Windows 2012R2 Datacenter] to be added is Remote machine run the following command.

Powershell wmic /node:"<HostName>" /user:"<UserName>" /password:"<Password>" os get caption

Example: Powershell wmic /node:"MachineM1" /user:"Domain2012\administrator" /password:"Apple" os get caption

Step 3: Revert back to us with the output of the above command.