[virt-tools-list] Using LV as guest disk on KVM

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Sat Nov 22 07:32:26 UTC 2014

On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 12:50:26AM +0100, Richard Taubo wrote:
> 2) Is it possible to take a LVM snapshot of the guest from the host
> (and make a backup)?

Just treat the virtual machine as if it was a networked machine.
Install your favourite network-enabled backup software inside it.


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