Backup storage

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Hierarchy: VMmanager KVM ->BACKUP SYSTEM
VMmanager Cloud ->BACKUP SYSTEM

VMmanager KVM and VMmanager Cloud have a built-in backup system that allows to back up the control panel and virtual machines.

This article describes how to create a backup storage in VMmanager.

Creating a backup storage

Navigate to Backups -> Storages -> Add to add a new storage.

The process includes two steps:

Step 1. Select a storage type.
Step 2. Configure the storage.

Creating a local storage for backup copies

Select "Local storage" in the Type field.

Creating a local storage for backup copies
  • Name;
  • Path to archive — enter the location of the backup copies;
  • Find backup copies — select the check box to find the backup copies in the storage and import the LST-files into VMmanager. The search is made based on readme-files.

Creating an FTP-storage for backup copies

Select "FTP" in the Type field.

Creating an FTP-storage for backup copies
  • Name;
  • URL — enter the URL as follows <FTP server URL>/<FTP directory>. Where <FTP serve address> is the IP-address or domain name without the protocol. By default the standard port 21 is used. Otherwise enter it colon (:) separated E.g.: 192.192.192.1:2121;
  • User — enter the FTP-user login;
  • Password;
  • Find backup copies — select the check box to find the backup copies in the storage and import the LST-files into VMmanager. The search is made based on readme-files.