[CentOS-virt] About doing backups with kvm guests
kenni at kelu.dk
Sat Dec 12 13:03:58 UTC 2009
2009/12/11 Christopher G. Stach II <cgs at ldsys.net>:
> ----- "carlopmart" <carlopmart at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Christopher G. Stach II wrote:
>> > ----- "carlopmart" <carlopmart at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> which is the best form to backup and restore these windows
>> >> Some examples?
>> > Shadow copy and amanda/zmanda.
>> Do you mean "Volume Shadow copy" Windows feature?
I'm also very interested in how to make backups of Windows guests on
LVM. But will the shadow copy feature in amanda not only backup the
files within the Windows machine? I don't think I fully understand the
method - How do you then do a full restore, eg. with no working
Windows machine? Would you then have to do a clean install of Windows
in order to get the partition and bootloader setup correctly, after
which you can do the restore by overwriting all files?
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