Step 5. Select Target Host

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    This step is available if you recover workloads to a new location or with different settings.

    At the Host step of the wizard, specify a target Hyper-V host or a Hyper-V cluster where you want to locate the recovered VMs:

    1. In the VM location list, select the necessary VMs and click Host.
    2. In the Select Server window, select a standalone host or cluster where the selected VM will be registered.
    3. If you have selected a Hyper-V cluster, you can specify the cluster resource settings. Click Resource and select one of the following options in the Cluster Resource Settings window:
    • Register VM as a cluster resource — if you want to assign a cluster role to the recovered VM.
    • Do not register VM as a cluster resource — if you do not want to assign a cluster role to the recovered VM.

    Important

    You cannot recover workloads to a Microsoft Hyper-V 2008 R2 Cluster due to Microsoft limitations. You can recover workloads to Microsoft Hyper-V 2012 Failover Cluster or Microsoft Hyper-V 2012 R2 Failover Cluster.

    If you need to recover a workload to a Microsoft Hyper-V 2008 R2 Cluster, you can use the following workaround:

    1. Recover the workload to any node of the cluster.
    2. Configure the recovered VM as highly available. For more information, see Microsoft Docs.

    Step 5. Select Target Host