[PVE-User] Restore VM Backup in new HDD with new size...

Yannis Milios yannis.milios at gmail.com
Wed Feb 6 11:54:13 CET 2019


Since it is a Linux installation, you could try to backup the system via a
livecd with fsarchiver to an external drive, then restore it to the virtual
disk.

http://www.fsarchiver.org/

Yannis

On Wed, 6 Feb 2019 at 10:18, Gilberto Nunes <gilberto.nunes32 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi list
>
> I have here a VM with has directly attached 2 HDD disk, each one has 1 TB
> of size.
> I had make a bacup an the final vma file has 95GB. I know this is
> compressed.
> My question in:
> Is there a way to restore this VM backup but create a virtual HDD with less
> size than the original disks??
> I meant, restore a VM which has 1 TB of HDD to a VM which a new HDD with
> 200 GB for instance.
> My problem here is that I need to release this 2 physical HDD. This 2 HDD
> has a CentOS 7 installed, with LVM! I tried clonezilla but doesn't work.
>
> Thanks for any help
>
> Best
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