[ovirt-users] Re: Incremental VM backups

2020-08-21 Thread Kevin Doyle
I have tried protect and found it slow, thanks anyway ___ Users mailing list -- users@ovirt.org To unsubscribe send an email to users-le...@ovirt.org Privacy Statement: https://www.ovirt.org/privacy-policy.html oVirt Code of Conduct:

[ovirt-users] Re: Incremental VM backups

2020-08-21 Thread Kevin Doyle
Many thanks I will try this out Kevin ___ Users mailing list -- users@ovirt.org To unsubscribe send an email to users-le...@ovirt.org Privacy Statement: https://www.ovirt.org/privacy-policy.html oVirt Code of Conduct:

[ovirt-users] Incremental VM backups

2020-08-19 Thread Kevin Doyle
Hi I am looking at ways to backup VM's, ideally that support incremental backups. I have found a couple of python scripts that snapshot a VM and back it up but not incremental. The question is what do you use to backup the VM's ? (both linux and windows) Thanks Kevin

[ovirt-users] Re: Is there a way to access VM data that is stored using iscsi block storage outside of the ovirt platform ?

2020-07-10 Thread Kevin Doyle
Many thanks for your reply. It is giving me options. Kevin From: Alan G Date: Friday, 10 July 2020 at 15:35 To: Kevin Doyle Cc: users Subject: Re: [ovirt-users] Is there a way to access VM data that is stored using iscsi block storage outside of the ovirt platform ? You can definitely

[ovirt-users] Is there a way to access VM data that is stored using iscsi block storage outside of the ovirt platform ?

2020-07-10 Thread Kevin Doyle
We have had problems trying to get our broken hosted engine to work. The datastore for all the VM's was stored in an iscsi storage that was deactivated before the platform went down, I am now looking for a way to access this data and start the VM's outside of a running hosted-engine Can I build

[ovirt-users] iSCSI array "Storage domain does not exist" error after array reboot

2020-07-07 Thread Kevin Doyle
I am running a hosted engine using iscsi. I had to reboot the array, I took down all the VM's and put the VM data storage into maintenance mode. I also put the hosted engine "hosted-engine --set-maintenance --mode =global" and shut down the engine "hosted-engine --vm-shutdown" I also stopped

[ovirt-users] Re: Disk Allocation policy changes after a snapshot

2019-08-16 Thread Kevin Doyle
Hi I agree with everyone about using preallocated disks for DB and that is the setup I have, the issue I am raising is that when you create a snapshot of a preallocated disk it changes to a sparse disk, because of this change in policy the VM crashes under heavy writes. I modified vdsm.conf and

[ovirt-users] Disk Allocation policy changes after a snapshot

2019-08-13 Thread Kevin Doyle
Hi I have linux VM with 2 disks one for OS is sparse the other is for a Database and is Preallocated. When I take a snapshot of the VM both disks change to sparse policy but the disks in the snapshot are 1 sparse and 1 allocated. Before the snapshot the VM was running fine, now it crashes when

[ovirt-users] Linux VM keeps crashing on copying files "with lost communication with qemu"

2019-08-02 Thread kevin . doyle
HI I think it is a bug with qemu, and isci disks. Has anyone else seen this issue VM crashes and lost communication with qemu Can I update qemu ? if so what is the latest support version to use on Ovirt 4.3.2.1-1.el7 Current versions of qemu installed Installed Packages qemu-img-ev.x86_64

[ovirt-users] File level restore of a VM backup located in export domain in Overt

2019-01-10 Thread kevin . doyle
Hi I would like to create backups of VM's using cron. I have installed and ran https://github.com/wefixit-AT/oVirtBackup This works well and saves an image to the export domain I created. I can also carry out a full restore from this by importing from the export domain and selecting the