anonimous
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Backup a running VM using vmbk.pl

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Hi

Howto backup a running VM from ESX 3.5 Update2 using vmbk.pl?

Can I run it from cron?

Can vmbk overwrite an existing backup file on a NAS?

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lamw
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I don't believe that script is being developed on anymore, do a google search to see if it's still being supported.

You can take a look at my 100% scripted solution for backing up VMs - .

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anonimous
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knows someone?

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lamw
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I don't believe that script is being developed on anymore, do a google search to see if it's still being supported.

You can take a look at my 100% scripted solution for backing up VMs - .

=========================================================================

William Lam

VMware vExpert 2009

VMware ESX/ESXi scripts and resources at:

Twitter: @lamw

VMware Code Central - Scripts/Sample code for Developers and Administrators

VMware Developer Community

If you find this information useful, please award points for "correct" or "helpful".

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anonimous
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Thx, but can ghettoVCB.sh overwrite automatically an existing backup file?

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lamw
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Yes it can. Please take a look at the documentation, as it explains all the features and how to use the script.

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William Lam

VMware vExpert 2009

VMware ESX/ESXi scripts and resources at:

Twitter: @lamw

VMware Code Central - Scripts/Sample code for Developers and Administrators

VMware Developer Community

If you find this information useful, please award points for "correct" or "helpful".

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