backup

  1. Backup failed with exit code 2

    Hello together, I tried to backup a new container on my Proxmox VE Version 5.4-4. During the process, I got this error message with the exit code 2: INFO: starting new backup job: vzdump 100 --storage Backup --compress lzo --node pve --remove 0 --mode snapshot INFO: Starting Backup of VM 100...
  2. USB Drive not detected

    I know there have been several posts on the topic but I can't find one that helps resolve my issue so figured I'd ask. I have a new USB backup drive which is an external enclosure with 2x 8TB Seagate drives in a RAID0, so total of 16TB. It shows up as a device in lsusb and generates a device...
  3. Proxmox backup

    Hi all My setup is a cluster with 8 Proxmox nodes and storage on NFS shares exported from a Synology storage. My question is about backup: In order to minimize the impact on the storage, I have split the backup for each node in each day of the week. For each node I have chosen to exclud some...
  4. [SOLVED] Snapshot for root dataset empty since 6.0

    Hello, We backup some folders on our hypervisor by doing a snapshot of the root dataset zfs snapshot rpool/ROOT/pve-1@borgWe could then backup the folder /.zfs/snapshot/borg/ which contained all of our files. The issue is that since version 6.0 this snapshot folder is now empty so I was...
  5. LXC backup speed drops towards the end of backup.

    Hello! I'm backing up an LXC with rootfs and 2 extra ZFS mount points. vpool/subvol-120-disk-0 909M 7.11G 909M /vpool/subvol-120-disk-0 vpool/subvol-120-disk-1-mysql-data 14.2G 25.8G 14.2G /vpool/subvol-120-disk-1-mysql-data vpool/subvol-120-disk-2-mysql-log 445M...
  6. Make a single disk backup

    Hi I'm new to Proxmox and I'm trying to make a backup of a virtual machine I've just configured. However I am only interested in the disk in which the operating system is installed since the other two contain data that does not interest me, therefore: is there a way to disable backup in the...
  7. jmcorrea

    ZFS Dedup not working on backups

    Hello! We have 2 Proxmox host and we use the included vzdump tool to backup the VMs and containers that run on them. Our backup location is a ZFS server shared over NFS to both Proxmox hosts. This ZFS server has a RAID-10 like configuration with 4 disks, 40GB SSD cache partition, 20GB RAM and...
  8. about backups..

    so, I know you can make a backup of a VM on proxmox, ive done it before. but, i have 3 drives. how can i set a second drive up to accept storage of backups of VMs besides the main drive the OS is stored on? and then, how can i use the SCP command to transfer the backup on the second drive to...
  9. ERROR: - job failed with err -5 - Input/output error

    Hi I am running stand alone PM ver 5.4.13 Just a single server 2012R2, it has been running for 3 years no problems. I am now getting backup errors. (snapshot backup) Rotating backup through 3 hard drives, 2 x 2TB and 1 x 1 TB. The error happens at 19% on all backups. There is plenty of room on...
  10. Getrenntes Backup Node – Storage Typ/System Überlegungen

    Hallo, Ich nutze PVE Cluster, jedoch ohne Shared-Storage, da sich die Knoten in verschiedenen Rechenzentren auf der ganzen Welt befinden. Meistens fungiert der Cluster als zentrale Verwaltungslösung und nützliches GUI-Tool für VM-nicht-Live-Migrationen. Ich plane die Installation eines...
  11. Separate backup node - Storage system considerations

    Hello, I am running PVE Cluster, but without any shared storage yet, since the nodes are located in different data centers around the globe. Mostly the cluster works as a central management solution and useful GUI tool for VM non-live migrations. I am planning to install a separate node just...
  12. 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.
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. [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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...

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