[PVE-User] DRBD+ Proxmox2.1 + Debian Squeeze

Luca Fornasari luca.fornasari at upprovider.it
Tue Aug 28 10:35:43 CEST 2012

Hi Muhammad,

You cannot rsync VM image files while the Vm are running.


Luca Fornasari

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: [PVE-User] DRBD+ Proxmox2.1 + Debian Squeeze
From: Muhammad Yousuf Khan <sirtcp at gmail.com>
To: admin at extremeshok.com
CC: pve-user at pve.proxmox.com
Date: 08/28/2012 10:17 AM
> since i am not that advance user to use DRBD i found Rsync relatively
> easy. please if this is a wrong approach then kindly let me know.
> i am running 7 to 8 VMs (KVM). on a server that has 8 GB of RAM.
> atleast 1 GB RAM is almost free.
> all the VMs are almost b/w 30 to 50 GB size.
> is that a good idea that i rsync 8 VMs on hourly basis via scheduler.
> is it going to impact on RAM or Processor?
> LAN is not a problem i'll add another LAN Card just for rsync.
> any advice or suggestion would be appreciated.
> Thanks,

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