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vgcfgbackup(8) [bsd man page]

VGCFGBACKUP(8)						      System Manager's Manual						    VGCFGBACKUP(8)

NAME
       vgcfgbackup - backup volume group descriptor area

SYNOPSIS
       vgcfgbackup [-d|--debug] [-f|--file filename] [-h|--help] [--ignorelockingfailure] [-P|--partial] [-v|--verbose] [VolumeGroupName...]

DESCRIPTION
       vgcfgbackup  allows you to backup the metadata of your volume groups.  If you don't name any volume groups on the command line, all of them
       will be backed up.

       In a default installation, each volume group gets backed up into a separate file bearing the name of the  volume  group	in  the  directory
       /etc/lvm/backup.   You can write the backup to an alternative file using -f.  In this case if you are backing up more than one volume group
       the filename is treated as a template, and %s gets replaced by the volume group name.

       NB. This DOESN'T backup user/system data in logical volume(s)!  Backup /etc/lvm regularly too.

OPTIONS
       See lvm for common options.

SEE ALSO
       lvm(8), vgcfgrestore(8)

Sistina Software UK					 LVM TOOLS 2.02.95(2) (2012-03-06)					    VGCFGBACKUP(8)

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VGCFGBACKUP(8)                                                System Manager's Manual                                               VGCFGBACKUP(8)

NAME
vgcfgbackup - backup volume group descriptor area SYNOPSIS
vgcfgbackup [-d|--debug] [-f|--file filename] [-h|--help] [--ignorelockingfailure] [-P|--partial] [-v|--verbose] [VolumeGroupName...] DESCRIPTION
vgcfgbackup allows you to backup the metadata of your volume groups. If you don't name any volume groups on the command line, all of them will be backed up. In a default installation, each volume group gets backed up into a separate file bearing the name of the volume group in the directory /etc/lvm/backup. You can write the backup to an alternative file using -f. In this case if you are backing up more than one volume group the filename is treated as a template, and %s gets replaced by the volume group name. NB. This DOESN'T backup user/system data in logical volume(s)! Backup /etc/lvm regularly too. OPTIONS
See lvm for common options. SEE ALSO
lvm(8), vgcfgrestore(8) Sistina Software UK LVM TOOLS 2.02.95(2) (2012-03-06) VGCFGBACKUP(8)

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