vzdump exclude exclude-path

  1. M

    vzdump --exclude-path for VM not supported, any alternatives?

    I wanted to backup some VMs but exclude the /var/www/ directory, as it is saved via other method and quite large. With VZDump the parameter --exclude-path is only supported within containers, but are there any alternatives or similar ways for VMs? Thanks in advance!
  2. robm

    vzdump exclude-path pattern match or anchored to start?

    When using exclude-path in /etc/vzdump.conf, does an entry such as: "/tmp/?*" only match /tmp/abc, or would it also match /home/xyz/tmp/abc? If we want to match directories like "/home/abc/www/var/report" and "/home/def/www/var/report" would this be the right syntax: "?*/var/report/?*" Thanks...
  3. C

    [SOLVED] vzdump to backup only the first drive

    Hi All, Is there a way to backup only the first virtual drive of the VM? I have this KVM VM with multiple virtual drives, but only want to backup the first virtual drive which is the OS drive. I've looked vzdump manual but could only find "--exclude-path" option and it is only for containers...
  4. J

    vzdump exclude-path not working from vzdump.conf

    Hi, I have a bunch of exclude patterns in my vzdump.conf which look like this: exclude-path: "/dir1/.+" "/dir2/.+" invoking vzdump on the command line (or the web interface) vzdump 100 ...gives this error: Can't use string (""/dir1/.+" "/dir2/.+"") as an ARRAY ref while "strict refs" in...


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