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How to Backup and Restore oVirt VM in Vinchin Backup & Recovery?

2024-01-29 | Nick Zhao

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  • How to Backup oVirt VM in Vinchin Backup & Recovery?
  • How to restore oVirt VM in Vinchin Backup & Recovery later?

How to Backup and Restore oVirt VM in Vinchin Backup & Recovery?

Vinchin Backup & Recovery supports oVirt 4.0.x/4.1.x/4.2.x/4.3.x/4.4.x and you will learn how to create backup and restore jobs for oVirt VM in Vinchin Backup & Recovery in this post.

How to Backup oVirt VM in Vinchin Backup & Recovery?

To backup oVirt VM agentlessly, you need to add the host first

Just click Resources > Virtual Infrastructure > Virtual Platform and then click Add

Add oVirt Host

Enter the credentials of the host to add it to the backup system

Click License to finish configuration

oVirt License Configuration

Then you can create the backup job for oVirt VM. Go to VM Backup > click Backup

Select the oVirt VM to backup

Select oVirt VM

Select the backup storage for it

Select Backup Storage

Select the backup strategies. You can select Full Backup, Incremental Backup and set up schedules for them to automate the backup job daily, weekly, and monthly.

Also, there are other useful strategies like Data Deduplication and Data Compression to reduce backup size.

LAN-free backup will protect the production systems from being disturbed by using the production network.

SpeedKit is the self-developed technology to speed up incremental backup and it is a good alternative to CBT.

Select Backup Strategies

After the job is configured properly, just submit the job.

Submit the job

After the backup job is finished, you can find the backup data in VM Backup > Backup Data so you can easily select the right restore point later.

Check Backup  Data

How to restore oVirt VM in Vinchin Backup & Recovery later?

When you need to restore the oVirt VM, go to Restore and then select the right recovery point

Select oVIrt Recovery Point

Select the target host and you can also simply modify the VM configurations like name, CPU, RAM, virtual disk, and network adapter.

Select the oVirt Host

Then select restore strategies or directly click Next

Select Restore Strategies

Finally submit the job

Submit the job

After the job is finished you can check the new VM in XenCenter.

Check oVirt VM

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