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Mastering Proxmox - Second Edition by Wasim Ahmed

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Chapter 10. Backup/Restore VMs

A good backup strategy is the last line of defense against disasters, such as hardware failure, environmental damage, accidental deletions, or misconfigurations. In a virtual environment, a backup strategy can turn into a daunting task because of the number of virtual machines needed to be backed up. In a busy production environment, a new virtual machine can come and go any time. Without a proper backup plan, the entire backup task can become difficult to manage. Gone are those days when we only had a few servers' hardware to deal with, and backing them up was an easy task. In today's virtual environments, a backup solution has to deal with several dozens or possibly several hundred virtual machines.

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