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 > _______________________________________________ > CentOS mailing list > CentOS at centos.org > http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos 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.