[PVE-User] P2V and UEFI...

Yannis Milios yannis.milios at gmail.com
Wed Nov 16 19:54:07 CET 2016


I would use plain dd or clonezilla to backup. Then restore to vm and adjust
partitions/vdisks as needed by using gparted.



On Wednesday, 16 November 2016, Marco Gaiarin <gaio at sv.lnf.it> wrote:

>
> I need to P2V a debian 8 server, installed on UEFI/GPT.
>
> A little complication born by the fact that i need to P2V in the same
> server (eg, image the server, reinstall it with proxmox, then create
> the VM), but i can move data elsewhere (to keep OS image minimal) and
> test the image with other PVE installation.
>
> Normally, i use 'mondobackup' for that, but mondo does not support UEFI
> (at least in debian).
>
>
> Also, i prefere to keep data in a second (virtual) disk, and backup
> that by other mean (bacula) so i need to ''repartition'' (better:
> reorganize data) in disks.
>
>
> So, summarizing: what tool it is better to use to do a (preferibly
> offline) image of some partition of a phisical server, respecting UEFI
> partitioning schema?
>
>
> I hope i was clear. Thanks.
>
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