Refactor ESXi version check for NFS mount command
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|build||2 years ago|
|README.md||7 months ago|
|ghettoVCB-VMDKexclude.sh||3 years ago|
|ghettoVCB-restore.sh||4 months ago|
|ghettoVCB-restore_vm_restore_configuration_template||11 years ago|
|ghettoVCB-vm_backup_configuration_template||11 years ago|
|ghettoVCB.conf||7 years ago|
|ghettoVCB.sh||4 months ago|
The ghettoVCB script performs backups of virtual machines residing on ESX(i) 3.x, 4.x, 5.x, 6.x & 7.x servers using methodology similar to VMware's VCB tool. The script takes snapshots of live running virtual machines, backs up the master VMDK(s) and then upon completion, deletes the snapshot until the next backup. The only caveat is that it utilizes resources available to the ESXi Shell running the backups as opposed to following the traditional method of offloading virtual machine backups through a VCB proxy.
Latest ghettoVCB VIB and Offline Bundle can be downloaded from here
You can quickly install/update ghettoVCB by downloading and installing either the VIB or offline bundle using the following commands. If you wish to update to latest ghettoVCB release and are using the ghettovcb.conf file and wish to have the setting persist, make sure to use the update command instead of install
More details on using the ghettoVCB VIB/Offline Bundle can be found in this blog post here
If the installation takes some time. Just wait. This is normal.
esxcli software vib install -v /vghetto-ghettoVCB.vib -f
Install offline bundle
esxcli software vib install -d /vghetto-ghettoVCB-offline-bundle.zip -f
esxcli software vib update -v /vghetto-ghettoVCB.vib -f
Update offline bundle
esxcli software vib update -d /vghetto-ghettoVCB-offline-bundle.zip -f
Build VIB/Offline Bundle
See the build documentation here
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