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To add Hyper-V servers to the product, follow the steps below:

  1. Click Configuration in the upper right corner of the product.
  2. In the main menu, click Settings.

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  3. Go to the Inventory tab and click Add New:.Image Removed
  4. Click Microsoft Hyper-V host host or cluster in the pop-up dialog that appearsopens. 
  5. Fill out the fields as follows:
    • Display name: Type  Enter a name for the host that will be displayed in the inventory
    • Type: Select whether you want to add a standalone Hyper-V server or a cluster.


      For Hyper-V Failover Clusters, it's enough to add any cluster member by an IP address or domain name. The list of cluster members will be retrieved automatically.

    • Hostname or IP: Specify the hostname or IP address of the Hyper-V server. 
    • Username 


      and Password: Specify the credentials of the Hyper-V server that you want to add to the inventory.


      The credentials you specify should have full administrative privileges to the Hyper-V



    • WS

      MAN port

      MAN port:


       Specify the port number

      for WS

      for WS MAN.

  6. Click Add.

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After the process has completed successfully, you can exit Configuration Settings and create jobs with the newly discovered VMs.NOTE:

  • When adding a new Hyper-V server to the inventory, NAKIVO Backup & Replication


  • automatically installs the Transporter service onto the server. This service is used to read data from source VMs during backup and replication.


  • Multiple Directors are not supported. If you add the same Hyper-V host to the inventory of an additional NAKIVO Backup & Replication instance, Transporter installation fails.

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To add Hyper-V servers to NAKIVO Backup and Replication, go to Configuration - Inventory and click Add new Microsoft Hyper-V host or cluster.