[pve-devel] snapshot improvements

Stefan Priebe - Profihost AG s.priebe at profihost.ag
Thu Sep 27 09:30:30 CEST 2012


Am 27.09.2012 09:26, schrieb Dietmar Maurer:
>>> 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.

ah OK but wouldn't it be nice to be able to backup live snapshots? 
compress and store them on a seperate NFS server? Also Proxmox only 
allows to schedule beckups not to schedule snapshots ;-)

Stefan


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