Before uninstalling, moving the VM Server from one location to another OR any other major change we would want to backup the Oracle VM Manager.
Let's learn how to back up and restore the Oracle VM Manager.
Ensure that all of our Oracle VM Servers are either running OR powered off. Any machine lost in space, such as VM Servers that are not reporting any state and could be rebooting or simply not communicating with the VM Agent, will not be taken in the backup.
Now to backup the Oracle VM Manager, perform the following steps:
Log on to Oracle VM Manager as root.
Back up Oracle VM Manager resources which reside on the VM Servers. They could be VM Images in the
/OVS/running_pool, VM templates in
/OVS/seed_pool, or ISO files in
/OVS/iso_pool. You obviously don't have to do the following if you already have an enterprise backup solution in place in your Data Center.
Backup Oracle VM Manager data by executing the following: