backup snapshot mode

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    [SOLVED] Snapshot backup mode, inconsistency risk doubts

    Hello, I'm reading the proxmox documentation chapter 16, about backups and the VM backup - snapshot mode says: It's talking about a inconsistency risk that I don't know if it's properly explained. At least for me it has left a lot of doubts after reading it (probably because I'm a noob): What...
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    Snapshot Mode and Resume Not Working When Backup Compression=None

    In Proxmox 7, I attempted to do a "snapshot mode backup" with compression set to "none". During the backup, the Virtual Machine was completely inaccessible and none of its services worked. Also, I attempted doing a "stop mode backup" with compression set to "none". During the backup, I hit the...
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    New Storage Setup Advise

    Hi. We plan to buy 2 unit storage for datastore and backup storage. Currently our setup 6 node compute with proxmox-v5.2 hypervisor. Since our currently CEPH storage almost 6 years, so we plan to buy to replace with the new storage and approach not using hyperconverged CEPH storage anymore and...
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    VM Backups - Snapshot Option

    Hi all, I have a question regarding the 'Snapshot' option when it comes to backups. I am looking for a quicker option for less downtime and have been using the Snapshot backup option. I am aware the Snapshot option has more chance for inaccuracies and may cause problems with disk integrity - I...
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    How to Backup VM without Storage Array

    Our Windows VM virtual disk uses about 80 GB. The VM also has a direct attached storage array mounted with about 12 TB that should not get backed up. We need to backup the Windows virtual disk without backing up the DAS. We prefer to use snapshot mode. How can we schedule automated backups of...
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    backup snapshot mode

    snapshot mode This mode provides the lowest operation downtime, at the cost of a small inconstancy risk. It works by performing a Proxmox VE live backup, in which data blocks are copied while the VM is running. If the guest agent is enabled (agent: 1) and running, it callsguest-fsfreeze-freeze...


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