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    A container always fails to backup to PBS

    PBS 2.4.6 and PVE 7.4.17 are all uptodate. Out of all the containers, only 1 always fails to backup to PBS. Once a day backup, and it would fail continuously for 9 days, and then it might be successful for 1-2 days, and fails again. Here is the output from email: 104 confluence FAILED...
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    Backup job failed with err -125 - Operation canceled

    Hi Everyone, I am in the process of migrating the VMs from one proxmox server to another so I can update the proxmox to 8.1. I am creating the backups of VM, then send the backup to the other proxmox server and then restore that VM. The virtual machines are running critical micro-services due...
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    Automatic Backup Failing but Manual is working

    It is a few days that the automatic back up is failing. I feel it is happening after the last update of a non subscribed version. I have set the email confirmation for back up and this is what I receive: Details VMID Name Status Time Size Filename Total running time: <0.1s Logs vzdump 101...
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    [SOLVED] Backup friert VM's ein - rrd update failed

    Guten Morgen Zusammen, ich habe seit ein paar Tagen das Problem, dass unterschiedliche VMs bei mir über Nacht "einfrieren" und nur noch durch Neustart beheben kann. Zuerst dachte ich, dass Problem läge auf Seiten des PVE. Die betroffenen VMs waren aber immer andere, mal meine pfSense, dann...
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    ERROR: job failed with err -61 - No data available

    Hey guys! I use Proxmox 8.13 and currently my virtual machines are showing the error in the title, luckily I keep regular backups. Apparently the virtual HD is damaged when performing the backup, but the machine continues to operate as if it had no problem of any kind. As expected, my solution...
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    Error backing up VM to SMB share, but LXC's back up sucessfully

    I have a USB hard drive (on a Raspberry Pi) shared out via Samba and added as storage in Proxmox. I am able to back up (and restore) LXC's to/from this device, but when I run a backup on the only VM I have, it fails with the below output. Any ideas how to troubleshoot this? 2024-01-11...
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    Error Messages During Tape Backup Job Execution

    Hello Proxmox Community, I hope everyone is doing well. I am currently facing an issue while attempting to execute tape backup jobs in my Proxmox environment. The problem seems to be related to error messages that occur during the backup job execution process. Specifically, the error messages...
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    Having trouble backing up PBS VM

    I have PBS running as a VM on Proxmox and it has been working fine, backing up all the VMs (including itself) until recently, where now it can't back itself up (log below). The other VMs still back up perfectly. I started thinking, how can the PBS back itself up if it needs to freeze during the...
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    [SOLVED] Backup owner check failed. But I was checked..

    Hello. I researched this issue a lot. There are pages and pages of articles in different languages. However, I still haven't found a solution. I wanted to open a new topic as a solution. I'm getting the same error like everyone else. However, there is no backup for this VM or even one with the...
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    Backup hangs - ends with the "question mark' sign (please help)

    Hi I run a cluster of 8.0.4 nodes one of the HA containers seems to be special. When I start the backup, it would hang making the whole node unresponsive (grey question mark). although the other containers on that node seems to keep working. It does not matter if I run it in snapshot or suspend...
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    [gelöst] 8.0.4 keine Backups auf Synology

    Servus! Ich habe mir einen neuen stärkeren MiniPC zugelegt und 8.0.4 erfolgreich installiert, auch schon paar VM und CT aufgesetzt. Paralell läuuft noch ein schwächelnder NUC mit 6.4-15, natürlich unter einer anderen IP. Ich kann auf der neuen Maschine keine Backups auf meine Syno machen. NFS...
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    [SOLVED] Permission denied (os error 13) backup connect failed: command error: unable to create backup group

    Please help. I used to be able to make backups to this particular PBS server. I had to create a new VM and make backups. This is the error I am getting when I try to do that. ERROR: VM 108 qmp command 'backup' failed - backup connect failed: command error: unable to create backup group...
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    [SOLVED] PBS - multiple backup failed VM every day

    Hi all, We have been using your products in our company for many years. Not long ago, we completely renovated the entire server infrastructure. So far there are 9 PVE with 3 PMG clusters on VM and standalone physical server - PBS 3.0-1 We have a problem with backups. Every day we need to back...
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    [SOLVED] Broken backup scheduler

    Hi guys! I've noticed a problem that tasks created in Proxmox VE 7.4 are not executed on schedule. We have moved the storage with backups with a change of ip address and re-mounted to the server (the mount point did not change) Since then the tasks are not executed on schedule, although the...
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    Backups failing for some VMs, while working on others. All have qemu-guest-agent installed.

    So for reasons I can't figure out, when I run a backup for all my VMs and Containers, some VMs fail and others work fine. All containers backup fine. The only thing that's different, from what I can parse, is that VMs that were created in Proxmox with a new drive succeed. However, VMs that were...
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    Backup of VM faided unable to rename

    Hello, i been having problems trying to make backups of two vms, is anyone here familiar with this error? INFO: status: 100% (68719476736/68719476736), sparse 82% (56412725248), duration 649, read/write 249/23 MB/s INFO: transferred 68719 MB in 649 seconds (105 MB/s) Warning: unable to close...
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    Proxmox backup job failed

    Proxmox backup job failed and show log PVE ERROR: job failed with err -61 - No data available
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    Can't update some of my VMs - Error Message "no storage ID specified"

    Hi, I can't backup some of my VMs via PBS (v2.3-3 / encrypted), it always generates the following error message: INFO: starting new backup job: vzdump 201 --notes-template '{{guestname}}' --mode snapshot --storage pbs-mi --node pve --remove 0 INFO: Starting Backup of VM 201 (qemu) INFO...
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    TPM backup to PBS fails.

    Backup of VMs with TPMs to Proxmox Backup Server fails. INFO: starting new backup job: vzdump 9008 --storage pbs01 --mode snapshot --remove 0 --node sddlab-08 --notes-template '{{guestname}}' INFO: Starting Backup of VM 9008 (qemu) INFO: Backup started at 2023-03-02 04:09:48 INFO: status =...
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    Backup Faild

    Hello , In my PBS we have a VM who Faild in backup , the logs in below NFO: Starting Backup of VM xxxx (qemu) INFO: Backup started at 2023-02-22 04:08:49 INFO: status = running INFO: VM Name: XXXXXXX INFO: include disk 'sata0' 'Ceph_HDD:vm-3184-disk-0' 128G INFO: include disk 'sata1'...


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