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Old 04-07-2010, 09:46 AM
Jim Wildman
Default Backup KVM / Qemu on Virt-Manager

This is what lvm snapshots are for. Make a snapshot, back it up, delete
it. VM keeps running on the 'real' lv.

On Wed, 7 Apr 2010, Georghy wrote:

> Hi guys,
> I have a CentOS system with virt-manager installed on it,
> the system is installed on a LVM partition with one PV for swap and one
> for "/",
> I only use KVM and qemu virtual machine on this server,
> I want to do a backup from my Virtual Machines on this server
> should I use LVM backup or an other stuff to do these backups ?
> what should I do ?
> stopping all VM before backup (I think)
> then do a LVM backup
> all help is appreciated

Jim Wildman, CISSP, RHCE jim@rossberry.com http://www.rossberry.com
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