backup fails

  1. LXC failing to backup to Syno NFS share

    Hi all, Wanted to change from CIFS to NFS, but now backups fail: INFO: starting new backup job: vzdump 100 --storage LXC_Backups --compress zstd --mode snapshot --remove 0 --node 0v3rw4tch INFO: Starting Backup of VM 100 (lxc) INFO: Backup started at 2021-02-17 18:23:42 INFO: status = running...
  2. PVE backup of TrueNAS VM to SMB share on TrueNAS?

    Hi all, I created my PVE scheduled backups yesterday on an SMB share on my TrueNAS. One of my VMs is TrueNAS. PVE ran through all the backups but the TrueNAS one failed. I guess this was to be expected but I didn't think of that at the time. Are there any tricks to make this work? I'm...
  3. Can't proceed any backup

    Hello, i'm having an issue with my automatic script backing up 15 VMs in the same time. So i tried to specifically backup only one, so i got this message and i don't understand why it's blocking: root@pve:~# vzdump 100 --node pve --storage backupStorage --remove 0 --mode snapshot --compress...
  4. [SOLVED] PBS Backup to NFS Fails, but says TASK OK (successfully)

    Hello everyone. I was glad to hear about Proxmoxs' own backup solution (PBS). Unfortunately there are still a few difficulties to implement it. Following scenario. PBS runs in an VM on same Host. Mounted is a NFS mount as datastore. The backup of small containers (1gb) works fine here as an...
  5. [SOLVED] Backup is failing with exit code 1

    When we try to Backup a container we get the following output: INFO: trying to get global lock - waiting... INFO: got global lock INFO: starting new backup job: vzdump 107 --node node2 --remove 0 --compress zstd --storage fileserver_daily --mode snapshot INFO: filesystem type on dumpdir is...
  6. Unable to make backups to sshfs share

    Hi. I've trying to run backup jobs overnight in a sshfs share, but I keep getting an access denied error ERROR: Backup of VM 100 failed - mkdir /mnt/vzsnap0: Permission denied at /usr/share/perl5/PVE/VZDump/LXC.pm line 161. I already changed my /etc/vzdump.conf tempdir variable to several...
  7. After Upgrading to Proxmox 5.2-9 Scheduled backups fail

    Hi, I have recently migrated to Proxmox 5.2-9 (previously I was running the last release of 4) and since the upgrade the scheduled backups cannot complete. Everytime there is a container or a qemu vm that fails. Last night the command: vzdump 131 --mode snapshot --mailto "myemail"...
  8. [SOLVED] Backup issue

    Hi all, I've getting an error with the backup of an LXC container to my NFS shared storage for a while now. I was hoping someone could make some sense of the error message and point me in the right direction to get it backing up again. I have other CT's and VM's backing up to this shared storage...
  9. Backup fails with Logical Volume already exists in volume group

    Hi, We recently had an issue with our proxmox cluster after upgrading to the newest version that was most likely related to the kernel bug issue mentioned in github.com/lxc/lxc/issues/2141 which eventually forced us to reboot the updated hypervisor after it went unresponsive when we had to...
  10. [SOLVED] Backup: '/var/lib/vz/tmp_backup' full, how to use other mount point?

    PROXMOX VE5.0-33 does not succeed in backing up a virtual machine with a raw disk of 350GB. That's because during the initial sync, the '/var/lib/vz/tmp_backup' space gets full. The question is : How to use a location in '/mnt/bigdisk' for that where the VM is located? Or another technique for...
  11. PVE 3 - Unable to backup a specific Windows 2012 VM

    I'm in the process of migrating from PVE 3 to PVE 5. First I backed up and restored all the Containers and that went smooth. Next I backed up 2 non-critical Win2012 VMs, and those were fine. Now, when I try to back up this last Win2012 VM, it just hangs on the backup. INFO: starting new...
  12. Got an issue trying to make an automatic backup

    Hello Friend, I got an issue when I tried to make an automatic backup in proxmox 4.3.1 of a vm with windows server 2012 r2. I've scheduled a backup with the next configuration: But now I got this error message: I understand that the issue is because proxmox couldn't stop the virtual...
  13. backup fails

    Hi! Not performed backup for the virtual machine. Memory is enough. What could be the problem?
  14. Problem with Backup

    So i have problem with backup. Server log is <pre> INFO: starting new backup job: vzdump 105 203 208 210 212 106 --quiet 1 --mode snapshot --compress lzo --storage Backups_nas --node pnode01 INFO: Starting Backup of VM 105 (qemu) INFO: status = running INFO: unable to open file...
  15. vzdump "ok" but not true

    I have a backup which writes nothing, but the report says it's "OK" VMID NAME STATUS TIME SIZE FILENAME 114 w1 OK 00:15:23 9.34GB /mnt/pve/nas_backup_dr/dump/vzdump-qemu-114-2016_11_12-21_00_02.vma.lzo 118 xibo OK 00:00:03 0KB...
  16. VM in HA stops if cluster node reboots while backing up to NFS storage

    I have several virtual machines setup in high availability. I use CEPH as shared storage for VMs disks. I have an NFS storage mounted to live backup nightly all the VMs. Last night the server that hosts NFS rebooted while a backup was performing. The cluster node hosting the VM that was doing...
  17. Storga Stale file handle, no errore reported

    Problem: I scheduled a backup and set to always send an email. The backup fail to start because of and issue on the backup storage. I get no mail at all. Nothing is reported in the tasks table. More info: I get an email from cron daemon with subject Cron <root@pve> vzdump 101 --mailnotification...
  18. Backup not possible -- why?

    Hi. We have a 2-node-Proxmox-Cluster. One of these nodes is down at the moment -- but the other one is still running. Today I tried to make a backup of all remaining VMs and it failed with: () INFO: starting new backup job: vzdump 101 --compress lzo --storage Raid10 --node proxmox2 --remove 0...
  19. pve-zsync failed uninitialized value

    Hello folks, I have used the fantastic pve-zsync with success on all my containers. But one of them is giving me a hard time… Since couple of days and without any changes, It gives me trouble because of "uninitialized values". pve-zsync sync --source 110 --dest...
  20. Windows 2003 VM stops unexpectedly during backup

    Hi, Sometimes the VM stops right after the backup is started. VM is Windows 2003 Web Edition SP2 x86 - Windows's system.log just says about unexpected shutdown - Proxmox logs show nothing but vzdump error about not running VM What else can I check? Any help is appreciated.

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