Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager UI Plugin
Integration with the OLVM Virtualization interface allows administrators to perform most of the basic operations without logging into the Storware Backup & Recovery dashboard.
After installation (which is described at the end of this article) you will see a new tab "VM Backups" in the OLVM menu.
As usual, it contains a short summary of the environment along with a handful of statistics.
You can also see the data summary of the backup destination.
This tab shows all inventoried virtual machines in your OLVM environment. Besides, you can also perform the basic backup or restore operations.
But that's not all, you can also go into the details of the virtual machine by clicking on its name:
Backup window view:
Basic information about current tasks performed by Storware Backup & Recovery.
Allows you to create policies for VM's backups and snapshots. It basically has the same functionalities as Storware Backup & Recovery WebUI.
As with the policies tab, it allows you to create schedules for the created rules.
Finally, you can also browse your mounted backups from the OLVM dashboard. You only need to enter the backup details using the menu on the right.
From here we can see the basic information about the backup and start browsing the files using the "Browse" button on the right.
Just select a folder or file and then press the "download selected" button to have the files on your computer.
- 1.You can find the add-on in the GitHub repository. Follow the instructions in the README to build or download the plugin. Then extract the provided archive onto your Oracle Linux virtualization manager.
- 2.In the file
vprotect.jsonedit the lines in the config part:
Storware_URL- the URL to Storware Backup & Recovery API
username- the name of admin in Storware Backup & Recovery
password- the admin password in Storware Backup & Recovery
- 1.Put the
vprotect-resourcesdirectory in the
/usr/share/ovirt-engine/ui-pluginsdirectory in the OLVM engine.