[CentOS] Backing up Xen vm's

Mon Feb 17 08:34:21 UTC 2014
Johan Vermeulen <jvermeulen at cawdekempen.be>

op 14-02-14 10:49, Peter schreef:
> On 02/14/2014 09:56 PM, Johan Vermeulen wrote:
>> I will try this one :
>> http://www.jansipke.nl/creating-backups-of-running-vms-in-xenserver/
> XenServer != Xen.  these directions won't work for Xen4CentoS.
> You probably want to put your VMs disk images on logical volumes (LVM),
> leave some empty space ont eh volume group, then use LVM snapshots,
> mount the snapshots in the dom0 and take your backup off of those.  A
> good program which I have recently come across for taking the actual
> backup is backuppc.
> Peter
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Hello Peter,

thanks for pointing me in the right direction.
I will do some testing following your advise.

I guess that means that the partitioning for the machine should be in 
function of the planned number ans size  of the vm's?

friendly regards, J.