FeldHost™ Delivers new addon “Image Backup” – Tool for backing up your cloud qcow2 images
FeldHost™ is pleased to introduce a new OpenNebula addon Image Backup, which allows you to backup qcow2 images in your cloud. The script is written in NodeJS and has the following options:
- Backup all qcow2 images
- Backup only specific image
- Dry run for testing purposes
- Option to backup deployments
- Live snapshots with FS freeze if the guest agent is enabled
- Automatically backups new images
- Backups also image snapshots
- Backups deployment files
- Easy restore – Creates backup directory tree identical with datastores
How does it work?
Read the documentation to get started.
Install dependencies, clone git repo, and copy sample config:
yum install epel-release yum install nodejs npm OR apt-get install nodejs
git clone https://github.com/OpenNebula/addon-image-backup.git ~/one-image-backup cd ~/one-image-backup npm install cp config.sample.js config.js
Configure by following the manual.
Test and verify using dry run and verbose options.
List of options.
vi /etc/cron.d/one-image-backup MAILTOfirstname.lastname@example.org # Run every Saturday on 01:00 00 1 * * Sat user /path/to/one-image-backup/backup.sh
What Next & Contributions
Image Backup is a new project, and there are some things to improve. Contributors are welcome, we apply the Github Pull Request model for contributions in code and documentation. Stay tuned.