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KVM: Is It Possible To Create Consistency Level Snapshots On KVM (Doc ID 2650635.1)

Last updated on MAY 13, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Goal

Is it possible to create consistency snapshots from a running VM?

Will the following command work?

# virsh snapshot-create-as --domain <DOMAIN> --name <SNAPSHOT_NAME> --disk-only --diskspec hda,snapshot=external --diskspec sda,snapshot=no 

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