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ISSUE: "Failed to mount virtual disk "%virtual_disk_name%.vhd" (No Valid Partition Found)" when performing a granular restore on a Linux or Unix guest VM on Hyper-V

Article ID: 5254
Reviewed: 14/07/2017

Product Version:
AhsayOBM / AhsayOBR: 7.13.0.0 or above
OS: Windows

Description

When performing a granular restore of a Hyper-V guest VM installed with Linux Operating System the following error message is shown by AhsayOBM "Failed to mount virtual disk "%virtual_disk_name%.vhd" (No Valid Partition Found)" .


Cause

Granular restore of Hyper-V guest VMs with non-Windows partitions is not supported. For example, guest VMs installed with Linux or Unix operating systems.

Resolution

To resolve this problem we recommend you either:

  1. Use RunDirect to power on the Linux or Unix guest VM to allow access the files/folders on the drive.
    or
  2. Restore the Linux or Unix guest VM to Hyper-V host and power on the guest to access the files/folders on the drive.

Keywords

Hyper-V, guest VM, granular restore, Linux, Unix, partition

public/5254_issue/failed_to_mount_virtual_disk_virtual_disk_name_.vhd_no_valid_partition_found_when_performing_a_granular_restore_on_a_linux_or_unix_guest_vm_on_hyper-v.txt · Last modified: 2018/06/28 14:58 by mike.gong