Backs up one or more Cloudmin-managed virtual systems.
This command creates backups of one or more Cloudmin systems to the specified backup destination. The systems to include are selected using standard flags like
--owner, and the destination by the
--dest flag followed by a destination specification like /backup/cloudmin or backupserver:/cloudmin. To use the default backup destination for each system's host, use the
--default-dest flag instead of
By default, systems are backed up one by one. However, you can have them done in parallel with the
Systems will be left running during the backup, which may lead to filesystem or database inconsistencies. To have them shut down (if running) during the backup, use the
To have Cloudmin delete backup old destinations under the same directory as this backup's destination, use the
--purge flag followed by a number of days. This will only work if the backup is to a date-based directory, like /backup/%d-%m-%Y.
To just show which systems will be backed up and to where, use the
--test flag. This is useful when selecting systems by group or host, or when using a date-based backup destination spec.
cloudmin backup-systems --host openvzgpl.home Finding systems to backup .. .. found 1 systems Working out backup destinations .. .. found 1 usable destinations Backing up openvzgpl.home to /backup/cloudmin/openvzgpl.home.tar.gz on Cloudmin master .. .. created backup of 160.40 MB
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Backs up one or more managed systems. cloudmin backup-systems [--host name]* [--group name]* [--type real|kvm|gce|this]* [--os oscode]* [--owner name]* [--status status-code|"up"|"wm"|"bad"] [--host-on name] --dest destination-directory | --default-dest [--shutdown] [--parallel] [--purge days] [--test] The destination can be one of : - A dir on the VM2 master, like /backup - A dir on another VM2-managed system, like backupbox:/backup - A dir on the host systems, like host:/backup - An FTP destination, like ftp:login:pass@server/backup - An SSH destination, like ssh:login:pass@server/backup - An S3 destination, like s3:access-key:secret-key@bucket/path - A Rackspace destination, like rs:user:pass@container/path