[PVE-User] VZDump and Ceph Snapshots

Mark Schouten mark at tuxis.nl
Wed Aug 29 08:54:38 CEST 2018

On Wed, 2018-08-29 at 08:11 +0200, Alexandre DERUMIER wrote:
> vma backup only work on running vm (attached disk),
> so no, it's not possible currently.

Doesn't vma just create an archive of configfiles and raw images in a

> Currently, I'm doing ceph backup to another remote ceph backup
> cluster
> with custom script

I want my customers to be able to restore easily without Ceph-hassle.
So I want to put the functionality in vzdump..

> * Start 
> * guest-fs-freeze 
> * rbd snap $image at vzdump_$timstamp 
> * guest-fs-thaw 
> * rbd export $image at vzdump_$timstamp  | rbd import ....

I think we are allow to do rbd export to STDOUT and into vma? Proxmox

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