run our business's mail server (W2003-DOMINO) as a KVM

Serge E. Hallyn serge.hallyn at
Wed Mar 9 13:00:23 UTC 2011

Quoting jurgen.depicker at (jurgen.depicker at
> Hi all, 
> I posted a small question on #ubuntu-server: I noticed that ubuntu 10.04.2 
> LTS has quite old libvirt versions (libvir 0.7.5) which lacks many 
> functions, like managedsave or snapshotting.  What's the recommended way 
> to get the latest versions there?

What exactly is your goal?  If you just want some data snapshotted,
I would think the safest way would be to put that data on a separate
LVM partition on the host, passed in as a virtio device, and use
LVM snapshots to back up the data.


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