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Igor N. M.
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Two backup jobs of one VM

Post by Igor N. M. » Sep 09, 2016 10:19 pm


I can do a two job backup of same VM?

I want to do a backup of file server to USB disk.

And, later, backup all VMs to a NAS.

The USB backup runs twice a day and only copies the file server.
The NAS backup runs once a day and copies all 7 VMs.

I need to backup the fileserver on the USB disk and NAS drive.

I can create tasks usually, but will have a consistent backup?
The backup on the NAS will copy the latest changes since the last backup made on the NAS or only the changes since the last backup, regardless of whether NAS or USB?

My fear is that a backup job hinders another task.

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Re: Two backup jobs of one VM

Post by Shestakov » Sep 10, 2016 9:22 am

Hi Igor,
Yes you can. The jobs will work with no issues. You may decrease load on VBR proxy server by copying the USB backup to NAS once a day and excluding the VM from "all VMs" job.

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