qvm-backup-restore – Restores Qubes VMs from backup¶
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qvm-backup-restore [options] <backup-dir>
- --help, -h¶
Show this help message and exit
- --verbose, -v¶
- --quiet, -q¶
Do not restore the data, only verify backup integrity
Do not restore VMs that have missing templates or netvms
Ignore missing templates or netvms, restore VMs anyway
Do not restore VMs that are already present on the host
Restore VMs that are already present on the host under different names
- --exclude=EXCLUDE, -x EXCLUDE¶
Skip restore of specified VM (might be repeated)
Do not restore dom0 user home dir
Ignore dom0 username mismatch while restoring homedir
Backup metadata contains expected size of each VM. By default if backup contains more data than expected, it is rejected. Use this option to ignore this limit and restore such (broken, or potentially malicious) backup anyway.
- --compression-filter, -Z¶
Force specific compression filter, instead of the one named in the backup header. The compression filter is a command that accepts
-doption to decompress data on stdin and output it to stdout. This can be used to override built-in protection against uncommon compression.
- --dest-vm=APPVM, -d APPVM¶
Restore from a backup located in a specific AppVM
- --passphrase-file, -p¶
Read passphrase from file, or use ‘-’ to read from stdin
Provided backup location is a qrexec service name (optionally with an argument, separated by
+), instead of file path or a command.
- --paranoid-mode, --plan-b¶
Isolate restore process in a DisposableVM, defend against potentially compromised backup. In this mode some parts of the backup are skipped, specifically:
dom0 home directory (desktop environment settings)
PCI devices assignments
When running with –paranoid-mode (see above), automatically close restore progress window after the restore process is finished and display restore log on the standard output. The log will be colored red if the standard output is a terminal.