Backup and Recovery for oVirt

Storware Backup and Recovery for oVirt is a reliable and affordable data protection solution for oVirt environments. It is agentless, easy to use, and highly scalable. Storware provides full and incremental backups with CBT, as well as application-consistent backups. It also supports a wide range of backup destinations, including local storage, cloud storage, and tape.

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Top-notch oVirt backup solution

Storware is proud to be introduced to the oVirt Community as the official backup and recovery solution. Storware provides agentless, fast, and affordable data protection services for oVirt environments, with the easiest licensing model! Use a forever FREE version that supports up to 10 virtual machines or unlock the full potential with 60-day TRIAL version!

  • 5 backup strategies available to fit your needs
  • full (v3.5.1+) and incremental (v4.2+) backups with Changed Block Tracking (v4.4)
  • tag-based VM auto-grouping and scheduling
  • application-consistent backups with guest file-system freeze
  • file-level restore
  • supported languages: English, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, German, French
  • 24/7/365 support
  • Open RESTful API and CLI for 3rd party integration

Highlights of Storware Data Protection for oVirt

5 agent-less backup strategies

• Export Storage Domain,
• Disk Attachment with Proxy VM
• Disk Image Transfer API,
• SSH transfer and Changed Block Tracking,
• CBT in oVirt simplifies, speeds up, and improves robustness by backing up only changed blocks, and avoiding temporary snapshots. Learn more about agent-less backup strategies available for oVirt and oVirt-based solutions.

oVirt UI integration plugin

This integration allows the administrator not only to monitor tasks progress and other things related to storage space or backup performance. Simply and intuitively it allows, for example, to assign virtual machines to selected backup policies, perform backups or restore selected machines on demand.

Automate VMs backup policy assignment. Storware uses tags and regular expressions (regex) to have your VM protected directly from your oVirt management console. Learn more.

Powerful Backup and Recovery for oVirt

Open API

All communication between 3rd party system goes via RESTful API exposed by the Server. Tasks are being performed by the Node behind the scenes. End-user is going to use only 3rd party system to invoke and monitor status of the tasks.

Application Backup

Extend backup capabilities with application backup. Add your custom scripts to Storware Command Execution Configuration and protect your: databases, hypervisor configuration set of files in your infrastructure.

Multiple Backup Destinations

Storware provide support for multiply targets: Any mounted file-system, object storage (S3, SWIFT, Azure BlobStorage, GCS), Tape pools, and Enterprise backup vendors (Dell, IBM, Veritas)

Recovery Plans

With Storware it is possible not only easily automate backup but also recovery processes. This saves you time in carrying out the necessary tests and guarantees that in the event of a failure our backup is valid

Choose future-oriented solution

In all circumstances, we ensure data availability and business continuity at every level for multi-format data.


Storware Backup and Recovery for oVirt is designed to simplify and streamline the backup and recovery processes within oVirt environments, ensuring data protection, minimizing downtime, and enabling efficient disaster recovery operations.