qvm-backup-restore – Restores Qubes VMs from backup

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Synopsis

qvm-backup-restore [options] <backup-dir>

Options

--help, -h

Show this help message and exit

--verbose, -v

Increase verbosity

--quiet, -q

Decrease verbosity

--verify-only

Do not restore the data, only verify backup integrity

--skip-broken

Do not restore VMs that have missing templates or netvms

--ignore-missing

Ignore missing templates or netvms, restore VMs anyway

--skip-conflicting

Do not restore VMs that are already present on the host

--rename-conflicting

Restore VMs that are already present on the host under different names

--exclude=EXCLUDE, -x EXCLUDE

Skip restore of specified VM (might be repeated)

--skip-dom0-home

Do not restore dom0 user home dir

--ignore-username-mismatch

Ignore dom0 username mismatch while restoring homedir

--ignore-size-limit

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.

--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

Authors

Joanna Rutkowska <joanna at invisiblethingslab dot com>
Rafal Wojtczuk <rafal at invisiblethingslab dot com>
Marek Marczykowski <marmarek at invisiblethingslab dot com>