(2) Microsoft does not support running Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 on Hyper-V Gen 2 VMs. Therefore, Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 physical machines with UEFI cannot be restored to Hyper-V.
Guest Virtual Machines
All types and versions of virtual hardware are supported, including 62 TB VMDK.
VMs with disks engaged in SCSI bus sharing are not supported, because VMware does not support snapshotting such VMs.
RDM virtual disks in physical mode, independent disks, and disks connected via in-guest iSCSI initiator are not supported, and are skipped from processing automatically. Network shares and mount points targeted to 3rd party storage devices are also skipped as these volumes/disks are not visible in the VM configuration file.
All operating systems supported by VMware.
VMware Tools (optional, recommended). VMware Tools are required for the following operations: application-aware processing (quiesce).
All latest OS service packs and patches (required for application-aware processing).
Supported virtual hardware versions are 5.0 and 8.0 (Hyper-V 2016).
Both Generation 1 and 2 VMs are supported, including 64 TB VHDX disks.
[For Microsoft Hyper-V 2016 Server VMs] Processing of VMs with pass-through virtual disks and disks connected via in-guest iSCSI initiator is not supported.
[For Microsoft Hyper-V 2012 R2 server and earlier VMs] Pass-through virtual disks and disks connected via in-guest iSCSI initiator are not supported, and are skipped from processing automatically.
All operating systems supported by Hyper-V.
Hyper-V integration components (required for application-aware processing)
File-Level Restore from Guest Virtual Machines (LiveBrowse)
Virtual Disk Formats
Partition/Volume Structure Support
Master Boot Record (MBR) Disks
Linux Logical Volume Manager (LVM), single disk/volume only