How to Boot PVM Guest With REAR Backup Created ISO

(Doc ID 2388055.1)

Last updated on APRIL 26, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.4.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Goal

What is REAR ?

ReaR or Relax & Recover is a migration & disaster recovery tool. REAR creates a bootable image for the running Linux machine & when required same bootable image can be used to recover the system. Same image can be used to restore the OS to different hardware as well & hence REAR can also be used as a migration tool. REAR even detects the change of network cards, disk layouts or storage devices i.e. IDE to SCSI or CCISS.

REAR preserves the last condition of the OS including its partition, boot loader configuration, all the system data etc.

This document will guide you on How to boot PVM guest with ReaR ISO after creating the backup ISO.


 

Solution

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