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Re: [Xen-users] XCP export/import vm-checkpoint

  • To: meesterlars <meesterlars@xxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Todd Deshane <todd.deshane@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 03:41:42 +0000
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On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 12:21 PM, meesterlars <meesterlars@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I have another question, this time regarding XCP's vm-checkpoint feature; how
> useful are these checkpoints for backup/recovery? It seems impossible to
> export a checkpoint to an xva, then import it and have it appear as a
> suspended VM. Would someone care to comment?

How things work is a bit different than you might expect. I think a
decent explanation can be found here:


I think that is probably enough to get the conversation going and may
be enough for you to put together a set of commands or a script that
meets your needs.


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