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Posted: 10/10/2013 12:08:07
by Dan Greenfield (Basic support level)
Joined: 02/10/2012
Posts: 3

Dear Eldos,

I'm trying to figure out VSS snapshots. Your website says:

"Create virtual snapshots: You will have an ability to create virtual snapshots of any data and determine how to handle them in the future. Your snapshot may be saved, kept and rolled back to for future reference or disposed of entirely"

How do I do that? I can't seem to find it in the documentation. Or is VSS just automatically supported?

Posted: 10/10/2013 12:14:11
by Eugene Mayevski (EldoS Corp.)

Just copy the backend image in its current state :).

Sincerely yours
Eugene Mayevski
Posted: 10/10/2013 13:12:59
by Dan Greenfield (Basic support level)
Joined: 02/10/2012
Posts: 3

I'm specifically asking about VSS. Windows backup (wbadmin) uses VSS on the volume itself in order to create backups and snapshots. Do you support VSS snapshots?
Posted: 10/10/2013 13:24:23
by Volodymyr Zinin (EldoS Corp.)

It should work. But maybe VSS snapshot works only for fixed disks. I.e.
CBDisk.StorageType = stDisk
CBDisk.StorageCharacteristics = 0

Please try such configuration.
Posted: 10/10/2013 13:27:25
by Volodymyr Zinin (EldoS Corp.)

Also the mounting point must be created with the CBDISK_SYMLINK_MOUNT_MANAGER flag. I.e.:
CBDisk.AddMountingPoint("X:", CBDISK_SYMLINK_MOUNT_MANAGER, null)
Also by EldoS: Callback File System
Create virtual file systems and disks, expose and manage remote data as if they were files on the local disk.



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