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Re: [Xen-users] Backup domU

To: "Andrew McGlashan" <andrew.mcglashan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Backup domU
From: "Kalil Costa - Brasilsite" <kalil@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 9 Jul 2011 00:04:00 -0300 (BRT)
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you could spend the steps of how did backup ?

> Hi,
> Kalil Costa - Brasilsite wrote:
>> I'm doing my first xen, running with 3 domU perfect.
>> I need to know which way to backup domU to restore these to another
>> server if i've problem with this machine.
> What I did was create a script that takes each machine in turn.
> It shuts down the machine, creates an lvm snapshot and then immediately
> restarts the machine.
> I backup off the snapshot, nice and clean, then destroy the snapshot
> when finished.
> This process makes my DomU unavailable for a very short period of time
> whilst I get a full and complete, consistent backup of the DomU.
> --
> Kind Regards
> AndrewM
> Andrew McGlashan
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