[pve-devel] snapshot improvements

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Thu Sep 27 09:26:46 CEST 2012


> > The idea is that we do not backup any snapshot data. The vzdump would
> > only include the data of from the running instance. I guess that is OK?
> 
> But isn't the correct way to make a snapshot and then compress the
> snapshot? How can vzdump verify that the data integrity is fine?

I guess I found the source of confusion ;-)

There are different types of snapshots

1.) vzdump snapshots: vzdump uses LVM to make snapshots of VM data

2.) VM (live) snapshots

Those things are currently totally different topics.



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