[CentOS] your advice on backup procedure

Fajar Priyanto fajarpri at arinet.org
Sat Mar 24 01:19:17 UTC 2012

On Sat, Mar 24, 2012 at 8:19 AM, Bob Hoffman <bob at bobhoffman.com> wrote:
> The scenario...
> centos server acting as a virtual host. Virtual machines are webservers
> and dns servers. All on one machine, all running centos 6.
> Virtual machines are kvm, sitting in lvm storage.
> What I want to do..
> auto backups of the virtual machines to be stored on the virtual host's
> extra drives for later download to my home computer.

Hi Bob,
You want to backup the whole VM?
You can set a script to periodically shutdown the VM and then just
rsync the VM files to the other partition.


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