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virt-back: A backup utility for QEMU, KVM, XEN, and Virtualbox guests

Project Description

A backup utility for QEMU, KVM, XEN, and Virtualbox guests. Virt-back is a python application that uses the libvirt api to safely shutdown, gzip, and restart guests. The backup process logs to syslog for auditing and virt-back works great with cron for scheduling outages. Virt-back has been placed in the public domain and the latest version may be downloaded here:

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