On 02/13/2014 12:03 PM, Johan Vermeulen wrote: > Dear All, > > because the organization I work for has to enter the 21 century > eventually, and encouraged by the the excellent wiki's available, > I'm giving Xen a try. > > I' ve tested setting it all up but I have this question concerning > making backups. > > i' ve noticed that virsh snaphot-create does not work, and googling > this, I can find many posts describing making backups with rbackup, > lvm , dd, .... > > The thing is there is not always a date with these posts and articles, > so before I dig into this: > > Is this still the way this is done, or is there now a more > straightforward way to backup ( Xen ) vm's? have a look "in the horse's mouth". http://www.xenproject.org/component/search/?searchword=backup&searchphrase=all&Itemid=435 [watch for line wrap] > Many thanks for any advise. many welcomes. -- peace out. in a world with out fences, who needs gates. tc.hago. g .