backup

  1. Moving Backups between storage

    Hello i#m reconfiguring our Storage. Therefore i need to move some VM-Backups from one storage to another. Is this possible from the GUI at all? (Didn#t found :-( ) If i do it via cmdline, is there anything i need to do that after it shows correct in the GUI? Thank you.
  2. Backups not working with "unprivileged" containers.

    When creating a new container, if the "unprivileged" box is ticked, the container cannot be backed up. Restoring a container as "unprivileged" means that it won't start. Backing up VMs and "priviledged" containers works. Hlep ... PVE 5.4-6 Clustered. One node from two has this problem. Node...
  3. Monitoring Backup job

    Hallo, wir haben einen Backup job eingerichtet der alle VMs einmal in der Woche sichert. Falls ein Job fehl schlägt gibt es ja eine notification per email. Gibt es noch andere Möglichkeiten sich über Fehler beim Backup informieren zu lassen? Was ich bisher gefunden hatte ist das es sich nicht...
  4. VM + data to big for new SSD

    Hi all I'm new to Proxmox since a few months for a home server. I started with a single HDD to get familiar with the system but now I would like to reinstall the system and reuse my VM's and containers already installed. In particular, there is 1 windows VM + data which I would like to keep...
  5. [SOLVED] VirtIO and Qemu-GA

    Hello, i've just spin up a Proxmox host to test it's potential, i've now installed several W10 and Linux VM, using the Stable virtio-win ISO, but using the latest qemu-ga ( to have the ip info on the dashboard) for the windows VM, while using the standard apt install qemu-guest-agent for the...
  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. backup deduplication

    Hi, I'm looking to create a script that will create a backup of my current VM and stored them in a deduplication system. (I'm using BorgBackup with a remote repo for storing) I've tried to use vzdump which create a .vma file that doesn't seem to work well with deduplication. To by-pass that...
  8. Operational issues with ZFS and pvesr

    Ever since Proxmox 6 came out, we moved towards using Proxmox with ZFS across all physical servers. That is because with the new corosync, we don't need to have multicast traffic between those servers. We have successfully virtualized servers that were previously on bare metal and even started...
  9. Restoring Backup of OMV. Storage issues

    Hello, I'm looking for help in a backup restore of OpenMediaVault in proxmox. So, today I have 4 VMs in proxmox, one of them (VMid 101) is OMV, where I use it as my storage for sharing content with my personal computer and other VMS. My hardware is compose by 3 HDs and 1 SSD where the...
  10. Ceph Speicherverbrauch ist falsch

    Hallo zusammen, ich habe 3 Node Cluster mit je 3 OSD in jedem dieser Nodes. Meine Ceph Version ist: 14.2.1 (9257126ffb439de1652793b3e29f4c0b97a47b47) nautilus (stable). Der Pool hat Replica 3/2 mit 128pg. Sobald ich eine VM aus einem Backup, das auf einem NFS Share liegt, herstelle zeigt der...
  11. [SOLVED] Backup restore error

    Hello, I tried to restore a backup multiple time and all-time fail. The backup comes from another Proxmox server. Here is the log I have: restore vma archive: lzop -d -c /var/lib/vz/dump/vzdump-qemu-105-2019_08_11-01_21_27.vma.lzo | vma extract -v -r /var/tmp/vzdumptmp11512.fifo -...
  12. Converted/migrated Servers does not reboot

    Hello! We have a three node cluster, the storage for the vms is ceph. I have migrated lot of physical server to pve with clonezilla, i have also converted round about 15 vmware vms to pve. In the past without issues. Now we had the problem (the third problem/server after a while) - an ubuntu...
  13. How useful/relevant is this STH article on proxmox backup ?

    Hello, A few years ago the main servethehome (STH) author wrote this HOWTO on setting up automated backups to rsync.net (with zfs send): (can't post link - look up "Automating Proxmox VE ZFS Offsite Backup" and "servethehome") UPDATE...
  14. Backup mit Ram Inhalt

    Ich bin auf der Suche nach einer gratis Alternative zum VMWare vSphere Hypervisor und zwar hauptsächlich aus dem Grund weil der vSphere Hypervisor keine Backupmöglichkeit bietet. Dabei bin ich auf Proxmox gestossen. Bis jetzt bin ich ziemlich zufrieden mit dem Möglichkeiten die Proxmox bietet...
  15. 6.0-5 Backup VM Error

    Jul 31 23:10:11 nuc systemd[1]: Condition check resulted in Corosync Cluster Engine being skipped. Jul 31 04:00:02 nuc qm[230103]: <root@pam> update VM 224: -lock backup Jul 31 04:00:02 nuc vzdump[230099]: ERROR: Backup of VM 224 failed - disk 'scsi0' 'local-host:vm-224-disk-0' (iothread=on)...
  16. Dedicated Backup Storage for single VM possible?

    For a customer I'd like to create some kind of "personal" backup storage but I don' know how. In detail: I created two backup storages only for a single VM, #1 with 7 allowed backups and #2 with 4 allowed backups. Then I created two backup tasks for this VM, one which runs monday to saturday...
  17. [SOLVED] Backup to QNAP NAS

    Hallo, ich habe beim Backup zur QNAP NAS per NFS folgende Fehlermeldung. Ich denke dass ich alle NFS-Freigaben etc. auf der QNAP erfüllt habe? () INFO: starting new backup job: vzdump 102 --node NUK --remove 0 --mode snapshot --storage qnapbackup --compress lzo ERROR: Backup of VM 102 failed -...
  18. Replication between clusters/datacenters

    hi there. I have 2 CPD in different buildings, connected with 10Gb Fibber, 1 is the production the 2 is the backup disaster recovery. how could I replicate every x time from production CPD VM to the Disaster Recovery CPD ? Both configuration is similar, 3 servers and 1 SAN storage. thank you !
  19. Can I delete a dir from inside a .vma file?

    I have a VM backup that I want to restore, a .vma.lzo file. This file is huge because of an out-of-control process. Can I delete a dir from inside a .vma file and then restore the VM? Restoring the entire VM with all the unneeded data inside would take up way too much time.
  20. Backup from LVM to any where is very Slow

    Hello everybody, we have set up a cluster with 2 nodes, both are connected to our SAN via iSCSI. On the SAN a LUN was created which we mounted with multipath to the servers. The storage was then integrated as LVM and we installed some VMs on it. Now I wanted to test the backup. So I tried to...

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