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Tillu
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My vCenter Server VM Hosted on KVM Server how to take a snapshot via cmd line to do patches and roll back if unsuccessful.
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Dariusz TykaICT Infrastructure Specialist Senior
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You do not need to do it from command line. You can connect to ESXi host directly and make snapshot from here.
Another good thing to do before upgrading/patching is to make a good backup of your VM. Also you can make a clone of vCenter server and in case sth goes wrong you simply delete failed vCenter VM and power on your clone.
MCSE-2003/08|RHCSA| VCP5/6 |vExpert2018
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Hello Tillu,

You may want to use the command line for automation purpose. Please follow the below link.

If you wish to do it from vim-cmd  for  creation , revert and delete follow below.

https://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-50/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.vmware.vcli.examples.doc_50%2Fcli_manage_vms.10.5.html
Ajay ChananaMCSE-2003/08|RHCSA| VCP5/6 |vExpert2018
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Recommendation provided.

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