[PVE-User] Restoring after a live Backup

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Wed Mar 20 17:36:56 CET 2013

> being able to do a snapshotted backup is realy a great feature.
> But I am not able to restore the backup to the snapshotted state, i.e.
> to a running VM.

We currently do not save VM state (maybe in future).

> Is it possible ? I am not too confortable with the idea of backing up running VMs
> like this, would'nt be the restoration equivalent to a violent reset on the VM ?

Exactly. But that is not really a problem with modern file systems and transactional DBs.

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