[PVE-User] Questions about backup strategy

Julien Groselle julien.groselle at gmail.com
Sun May 3 10:36:07 CEST 2015


I have never backuped any VM.
I consider every VM as a server, so I backup the data inside (rsync based
backup) and not the envelop.

If someone can tell me what is the advantage to backup the VM, maybe I will
change my mind :-)


2015-05-02 11:34 GMT+02:00 Dietmar Maurer <dietmar at proxmox.com>:

> > it is better that all virtual machines shut down and then start vzdump
> > or is irrelevant to the speed of the backup?
> I guess there is not much difference. But backup can slow down if there are
> many writes inside the VM.
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