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Backup Linux VMs on an Hyper-V host

Veeam Logoby Billabong » Mon May 04, 2015 10:13 pm

Hi,

is it neccessary to suspend a virtual linux machine to backup with veeam 8 B&R?
Or is it clever? The reason why i ask is: database consistence

The linux machine is a webserver, ftp, mail and mysql database server.

What are the steps (or the configuration parameters that are neccessary) to backup a linux virtual machine without corrupted database, etc?


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Re: Backup Linux VMs on an Hyper-V host

Veeam Logoby foggy » Tue May 05, 2015 7:52 am

James, VMs that do not support VSS are suspended automatically, provided that default settings are used. However, the best idea would be to use pre-freeze/post-thaw scripts to make application-consistent backups of the Linux VM.
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