View unanswered posts | View active topics It is currently Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:36 pm



Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 
 Backup system boot disk 
Author Message

Joined: Sat Oct 15, 2011 3:19 pm
Posts: 1
Reply with quote
Post Backup system boot disk
I have a 4.0 white box booting from a small single hd, which is the only physical disk in the server. All the VMs are running from freenas via iscsi.
I would like to backup the server boot disk, preferably in a way I can re-image a new disk in case of failure. What's the best way to do this?
Can I image the server disk with ghost or something else?

thanks


Sat Oct 15, 2011 3:43 pm
Profile
Site Admin

Joined: Mon Mar 16, 2009 10:13 pm
Posts: 3880
Reply with quote
Post Re: Backup system boot disk
Both the vCLI and PowerCLI have commands to backup a host's configuration. In the case of a failure, you would reinstall ESXi and then restore the configuration backup.

_________________
Dave Mishchenko
VMware vExpert 2009-2013
Image
Now available - VMware ESXi: Planning, Implementation, and Security
Also available - vSphere Quick Start Guide


Sat Oct 15, 2011 7:27 pm
Profile
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Reply to topic   [ 2 posts ] 

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group.
Designed by STSoftware for PTF.