What’s the use of backups if you can’t restore from them?
In the previous post on “Backup Xen with LVM and Rsnapshot
” we worked on creating backups of Xen (guest/domain) VMs with LVM, and here we’ll cover the process of restoring from these backups.
What is covered here
- Restoring specific files or directories
- Doing “bare-metal” type of restore. We will re-create the VM from our rsnapshot backups.
1.) Restoring specific files or directories only