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OpenVZ Backup [message #51459] Sun, 15 June 2014 13:21 Go to next message
meganuke is currently offline  meganuke
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Registered: June 2014
Location: Moscow
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From: *nationalcablenetworks.ru
Hello i read scripts on openvz.org/Ploop/Backup
Quote:

vzctl snapshot $CTID --id $ID --skip-suspend --skip-config

# Perform a backup using your favorite backup tool
# (cp is just an example)
cp $VE_PRIVATE/root.hdd/* $BACKUPPATH/

# Delete (merge) the snapshot
vzctl snapshot-delete $CTID --id $ID

Why merge run after cp? Also, i can copy only root.hdd, without snapshot if snapshot already merged and deleted?
Re: OpenVZ Backup [message #51478 is a reply to message #51459] Tue, 24 June 2014 16:56 Go to previous message
devonblzx is currently offline  devonblzx
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Registered: December 2006
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From: *dhcp.bycy.mi.charter.com
You don't want to keep a snapshot running after the copy because it creates a large amount of overhead for the filesystem.

Merging it basically closes out the snapshot. You merge all the changes made while the snapshot was open.


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