Chapter 5 Backing up and Restoring Oracle VM Components

This chapter gives you the basic information required to back up and restore Oracle VM Manager, the database repository, and virtual machines.

Oracle does not recommend backing up Oracle VM Servers as no critical data is contained on them. Instead of backing up and recovering an Oracle VM Server, in the event of a failure, simply delete it from Oracle VM Manager, reinstall the Oracle VM Server software if required, and rediscover it.

For a more thorough discussion on backing up and restoring the various entities that comprise Oracle VM, see the Oracle VM 3: Backup and Recovery Best Practices Guide at: