I'm using PVE locally as a desktop.
My current backup startegy: PVE > NAS > gdrive (over Goodsync in WIN10 ((( ) and direct VM backups to gdrive and onedrive.
I want something more solid! Local PBS + cloud seems best for me. I have gdrive unlimited and 1tb onedrive, so would be perfect to use...
Did it work for you?
I keen to install PBS locally and back it up to Google drive to add an extra level of protection!
Would anyone post a small [Tutorial] how to please?I
Currently I'm trying to backup to NAS and backup that NAS to gdrive w a GoodSync but it is not performing as...
Sorry for being late... but hope it finds some one well, seems like sweetspot hw did not change since... ;)
So I end up w ASUS PRIME X570 PRO - rock solid video card passthrough (AMD 280x +Nvidia 1060 + old AMD for the host)
ECC is working good, even on boot PVE throw some errors regarding...
edit: to put it simple
Which one (see title) is better and more stable for a workstation usage (I swithch many VMs)???
Time to change...
Currently I'm having my old AMD FX9590 w 990FXA board,obviously no ECC, fine IMMO grouping etc... by the way none of VMs are booting after new year holydays...
multiple hard resets due to hw failure (power failure on mb) = HOST ZFS DIED
- I know it is bad,
- I know I should use at least hw mirror raid on a system host SSD,
- I know I better to backup data from host (THIS IS A BLOODY HARD PART - I NEED TO PRACTICE HOW TO BKP-RSTR PVE HOST W ALL CFG -...
thanx for quick reply Stoiko!!!
yep - it was gone gone on corrupted zfs (( was no way to login even from USB... but good to know! tyvm!
not really clear what do you mean by a hostname? server name? do I need it? or you mean operating sys running?
but anyway - is isn't it will be easier just...
Video cards passthrough
I have a bunch of raw vm-xxxx-disk-x disk images, and have NO .conf files for them. Some are win and some are mac, may be one are linux.
Any way to restore em except trying one by one attaching to a similar new VM(s) plz?
They where created on a lost server...
nice you joined the conversation!
sorry - was away from forum and a subject for a while... seems like you found the way how to get to your VM disks - it is discussed in early posts!
NOW - I have the same question: HOW TO RESTORE VMs on a new PVE server without .conf files and...
I have a similar situation - I need to make a clone of PVE disk to use it on another location, to save time on reconfiguring all passthrough and OSX guests (they use that new fancy APFS from apple if its matter, but I recon its hidden under Qemu HDD anyway?)...
Source - 240GB SSD, ZFS...
an if I will add a root from old system and give it another id - is it going to replace my current root and doom the system or is it gonna be mounted un a folder w its id?
I want to look inside the lost PVE4.x, may be restore VMs cfg files...
thanx so much Stoiko! - just a bit scary to manipulate data from last backup location available =P
Now way more simple question - how do I access this data from sftp client to backup manually these VM disks plz?
/storage01 folder is empty...
thanx jim.bond.9862, but we going circles here )
zpool import command
I did it already and can see the data but cannot access it...
and my question is how to not destruct the data for sure:
so shall I proceed with adding a...
additional info -
I can see "storage01" with
I can see its contents w
and it says I have a mount point /storage01
but it's content is empty, I cannot see anything from sftp client
from GUI I can see it only in pve>Disks, it says Usage-ZFS;
and I also can see it in...
thanx guletz, I kinda understand it, but how shall I call it then?
anyway - I have a hdd disk with ZFS pool named "storage01" created on another (dead now 4.3x PVE) server w all my guests (VM disks), so how do I open it on PVE 5.2-1 without destroying its data on this host plz? My target is to...