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From Kelven Yang <>
Subject Re: Question about hypervisor snapshots
Date Mon, 09 Sep 2013 20:38:02 GMT

On 9/8/13 4:21 PM, "Mike Tutkowski" <> wrote:

>I have a couple questions regarding how hypervisor snapshots work in
>XenServer and ESX through CloudStack.
>For XenServer, let's say I have a root disk on SR1 and a data disk on SR2.
>1) If we take a hypervisor snapshot, do we snapshot both disks by default?

For VMware, yes.

>2) Assuming we do, is the snapshot always stored with the disk it is a
>snapshot of on the same SR?

Yes, snapshot is stored along with its base disk in the same datastore

>3) Assuming they are, will the entire snapshot process fail if there is
>insufficient space on any SR?

If anyone fails, it will fail the snapshot as whole.

>*Mike Tutkowski*
>*Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
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