Chapter 11. Scripting Hot Backups and Recovery for Virtual Machines

Introduction

You probably picked up this book because you need to automate some functions in your virtual infrastructure. Scripting is all about automating our menial tasks. And no menial task begs for automation more than regular backups. Fortunately, VMware provides a rich platform for effective backup and restore solutions that can be controlled through scripts. In this chapter, we will exploit the functionality provided by VMware ESX Server to perform hot ...

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