(WMI)How to call CreateSnapshot() such that Resulting Snapshot's type is Recovery? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    I am trying to create a reference point for my Hyper-V VM to perform a RCT based back-up. I am using C# for this.

    This is what I have so far:

    These are my CreateSnapshot() Settings:

    inParams["AffectedSystem"] = vm.Path.Path;
    ManagementObject snapshotSettings = GetObject("Msvm_VirtualSystemSnapshotSettingData",scope);
    snapshotSettings["ConsistencyLevel"] = 1;
    snapshotSettings["IgnoreNonSnapshottableDisks"] = true;
    snapshotSettings["GuestBackupType"] = 1;
    inParams["SnapshotSettings"] = snapshotSettings.ToString();
    inParams["SnapshotType"] = 2;

    And then I am calling InvokeMethod for CreateSnapshot:

    ManagementBaseObject outParams = virtualSystemService.InvokeMethod("CreateSnapshot", inParams, null);

    After waiting for Job to be completed. My SnapshotType is always Standard. But for ConvertToReferencePoint() to work, SnapshotType should be recovery. Am I missing something?

    Original Question:



    Mayank Srivastava

    Wednesday, November 11, 2020 9:02 AM

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