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MKSBackup

MKSBackup is a free front-end for common backup tools like Windows ntbackup, and it successor wbadmin, Linux tools like tar, but also popular ghettoVCB to backup Virtual Machine on VMware ESX(i) host.
MKSBackup is developed in Python and is available for Windows, Linux and other Un*x systems.
MKSBackup is driven by a command line interface and jobs are defined in an .INI file.

VMware ESXi backup speed: compare NFS, FTP, RSYNC and SSH

Here are some numbers you can take as reference when backing up your VMware ESX(i) using MKSbackup or ghettoVCB.sh. MKSBackup use ghettoVCB.sh script to backup VMware VM to disk or to NFS shares. MKSBackup can upload or download your backed up disks using FTP or SSH together with the running backup as soon as the first disk is done.

Free VMware backup and monitoring tools

MKSBackup

MKSbackup front-end, improve ghettoVCB.sh usability, by running the script from a friendly Windows or Linux host and by sending an email report. An installer help the user to configure a sheduled job. Thank to William Lam for its excellent ghettoVCB.sh.

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