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Scripting hot backups and recovery for virtual machines: Chapter download

Learn how to script your virtual machines for hot backups with this VMware chapter download.

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This download is chapter seven of Scripting VMware Power Tools: Automating Virtual Infrastructure Information, published by Syngress.

Chapter 7: Scripting hot backups and recovery for virtual machines details the anatomy of a virtual machine backup, existing backup tools, VMX backups, and backup and restore methodology. It includes code samples and images.

Scripting VMware Power Tools details scripting techniques using both ESX and Linux commands to automate administrative tasks of ESX Server. It covers VMware ESX Server native tools and discusses in detail the different scripting APIs and how they can be used to provide some very useful, practical, and time-saving tools to manage a virtual infrastructure. The book is available from major booksellers as well as directly through Syngress.

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Printed with permission from Syngress, a division of Elsevier. Copyright 2007. "Scripting VMware Power Tools: Automating Virtual Infrastructure Administration" by Al Muller. For more information about this book, please visit

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