Re: [ovirt-users] Import OVA or OVF file from other oVirt - oVirt 4.x

2016-12-04 Thread Yaniv Dary
We do plan to expose the RO file system via API. This is not yet scoped, but I hope to get it in within the year. Yaniv Dary Technical Product Manager Red Hat Israel Ltd. 34 Jerusalem Road Building A, 4th floor Ra'anana, Israel 4350109 Tel : +972 (9) 7692306 8272306 Email:

Re: [ovirt-users] Import OVA or OVF file from other oVirt - oVirt 4.x

2016-12-01 Thread Victor Jose Acosta
yes can cause corruption, but i don't want to modify file system externally, i just want to read it and then copy to the production host by agent/scp or something On 01/12/16 09:43, Yaniv Dary wrote: I understand, you mean a single file restore use case. This is usually done by a agent in

Re: [ovirt-users] Import OVA or OVF file from other oVirt - oVirt 4.x

2016-12-01 Thread Yaniv Dary
I understand, you mean a single file restore use case. This is usually done by a agent in the VM and not externally, since changing the file system externally can cause corruption. Yaniv Dary Technical Product Manager Red Hat Israel Ltd. 34 Jerusalem Road Building A, 4th floor Ra'anana, Israel

Re: [ovirt-users] Import OVA or OVF file from other oVirt - oVirt 4.x

2016-11-30 Thread Victor Jose Acosta
Ok ok When you make a full restore you have a whole new VM, but what if you just need just one directory? "/etc/puppet/environments" for example So there is where granular backup works, because if you don't have that option you will have to restore the whole VM, copy that directory, then

Re: [ovirt-users] Import OVA or OVF file from other oVirt - oVirt 4.x

2016-11-30 Thread Yaniv Dary
I can suggest waiting for 4.1 for this as we are adding download ability as well. This will allow you at first to backup and restore base images and later on in 4.1.z uploading and downloading snapshots. I believe that both full and granular restore can be done via the API as we support offset

Re: [ovirt-users] Import OVA or OVF file from other oVirt - oVirt 4.x

2016-11-30 Thread Victor Jose Acosta
Thanks Yaniv, i read about image io streaming after send that email, i will use it for my project. I will explain to you what I'm trying to do: - I'm creating a software to make full backup and restore of VMs using python and the backup/restore api - The main difference is, i want to have

Re: [ovirt-users] Import OVA or OVF file from other oVirt - oVirt 4.x

2016-11-30 Thread Yaniv Dary
It is planned to be replaced with the image IO streaming API. With this API you will be able to upload and download VMs disks and snapshots. We are also planning to add OVA download and upload in one of the next releases. Until this is done we will not be removing the export domain. Yaniv Dary