Iperius Backup 7.2.4 for Hyper-V and vSphere environments


Iperius Backup 7.2.4 is the latest version of the software backup solution for Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware vSphere environments.

This product is totally agentless and requires only 30 MB for the installation. Compared to other solutions, Iperius Backup provides the support also for the ESXi free version.


Iperius Backup new features

Although version 7.2.4 includes some improvements and bug fixes only, latest versions provided relevant new features:

  • Added the NBDSSL transport method to the VMware ESXi backup to improve the performance
  • Snapshots for Windows VM can now be taken by choosing between VSS COPY (default) and VSS FULL mode
  • Special variables such as \ INDIVIDUAL_SUBFOLDERS \ NEWEST_FILE_NAME or \ INDIVIDUAL_SUBFOLDERS \ OLDEST_FILE_NAME can now be used together
  • Additional info has been added to the list of backup jobs such as size, number of files and time taken
  • Introduced backward compatibility for PowerShell 3.0 for Exchange 365 and EWS mode backup
  • Several improvements and optimizations
  • Bug fixes


Additional info can be found in the Release Notes page.


Iperius Backup key main features

Iperius Backup is a complete solution to protect your vSphere and Hyper-V environments and provides the following main features:

  • Totally agentless
  • The software can perform hot backups of VMware and Hyper-V virtual machines
  • Backup of ESXi free is supported
  • Support for incremental and differential backups for ESXi (CBT/VDDK) and Hyper-V (RCT)
  • Backups can be stored on disk, network, cloud, NAS and LTO tape
  • Pre-freeze and post-thaw scripts are used to ensure consistent backup for Linux VM
  • Virtual machines can be restored on different hosts and from specific incremental or differential backups
  • Files and folders can be restored directly from a VMware or Hyper-V VM backup without restoring the entire VM
  • Incremental replication of virtual machines on ESXI free hosts




Iperius Backup is licensed with a single perpetual license for unlimited hosts and virtual machines. With a single installation you can protect both Hyper-V and vSphere (ESXi free included) hypervisors.

Available editions for Hyper-V and vSphere:

  • Advanced VM - Backup, replication and restore of VM ESXi, ESXi Free, Hyper-V
  • Full - All backup types: Drive image, backup of VMware ESXi and Hyper-V, database backup (SQL Server, MySQL, etc.), Exchange backup. All types of destinations: NAS, cloud (Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, S3, etc.), FTP / SFTP, USB, RDX, Tape LTO, etc.


Iperius Backup 7.2.4 is available to download as 21-day free trial.


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