I am looking for documentation on handling snapshots.The main tasks are:1.Create a snapshot2.Roll back a snapshot3.Merge the snapshot into the base to start the cycle over.Currently Ive done steps 1 and 2 into a single qcow2 image.Im running a relativ..
I just installed a CentOS 6.5 System with the intention of using thinly provisioned snapshots. I created the volume group, a thinpool and then a logical volume. All of that works fine but when I create a snapshot mysnap then the snapshot volume g..
all, I have created a snapshot for a kvm guest but only for one of disks assigned to it: qemu-img snapshot -c osvol_base /vmachines/vmtst/osvol.imgand qemu-img snapshot shows me: Snapshot list:IDTAG VM SIZEDATE VM CLOCK1 osvol_base0 2013-08-29 11:37..
Can anybody confirm the safety of LVM snapshot backout (not a backup– but similar to snapshot restore) for a VM?I understand that there is a step for restart of the CM and not live migration.Will any thing of rsync will help considering a usage of..
all,So I have an XFS file system within LVMwhich has an external log.My mount option in FSTAB is;/dev/vg_spock_data/lv_data /data xfs logdev=/dev/sdc1,nobarrier,logbufs=8,noatime,nodiratime 1 1All is well no issues and very fast.Now Id like to snaps..
While there are a few howtos floating around, what is the standard way to snapshot guests?I went through and converted from raw to pre allocated meta data qcow2 images for this purpose.Some howtos suggest to do an xml snapshot file as so;UbuntuServer_10.10-16032011Snaps..
Im using KVM virtualization on my hosts and lets say i create an LVM volume for my linux VM, then install it properly, shut it down and take LVM snaps..