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Live backup of QEMU/KVM/libVirt virtual machines via Duplicity

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The script below can be used to implement an efficient, secure and live backup of QEMU/KVM/libVirt virtual machines via Duplicity. It accepts the domain name as a parameter and can handle offline domains and multiple disks as well. XML domain definition is also made as a part of the backup. The Duplicity part is configured for an sftp transfer in our example, but can be adjusted for other types of operations Duplicity supports.

Elkwin update - 3.6.0

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Elkwin 3.6.0 comes with the latest versions of Elasticsearch (5.5.1), Logstash (5.5.1) and Kibana (5.5.1). We have also updated Java server JRE to the latest available version (Java 8 u144). Node.js binary in the Kibana package is now delivered as 64-bit.

Give users access to read non-inherited folder permissions

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If you have a Windows folder structure with many non-inherited folders, it may be necessary to give a group of users access to read permissions only, to meet requirements from help desk or staff monitoring compliance. Assuming that you have administrator access to the Windows computer, the Powershell-based recipe below may help you:

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