backup

  1. Proxmox-backup-client abort on failed file

    Hi, I have been testing both the PVE integration and the client, the PVE is working great but, I'm encountering a some issues with the client. Mainly, it seems that when client encounters an error with backing up a single file then the entire backup job is interrupted. In my case it seems the...
  2. backup problem

    hello, i 've a cluster with 4 node proxmox ve 6.2-10 nodes shares NFS storage (2 nas, 1 fileserver) since about 1 month i have been having problems with backups of almost all vm . vm have their disk on nfs storage. backup run usually on other nfs storage. Backups starts regularly, even if...
  3. New virtual machine from snapshot

    Hello. tell me, can I somehow deploy a new virtual machine from the created snapshot? Is there any way to do this? For example, a user deleted a file inside a virtual machine. It is expensive to deploy backup and sometimes it is outdated. But there is a daily snapshot created by cron. In order...
  4. zst problem with unpacking archive

    I made a backup of the virtual machine before replacing the hard drives. Copied it to USB. There were no problems. The size of the copied file was the same as the size of the created one. The virtual machine was turned off at the time of backup. When trying to restore a machine from a backup, I...
  5. Understanding the effects of snapshots during backup

    Hello. The following question arose. For example, I have a snapshot of the system every day at 21.00 from Monday to Friday. On Saturday at 00.30, backup starts by creating a snapshot. What exactly will be included in the backup file? The state of the VM before the last snapshot was taken, namely...
  6. Backup hang up @ "INFO: create storage snapshot 'vzdump'"

    Hello there, from time to time the automatic backup process of a lxc container hang forever at step INFO: create storage snapshot 'vzdump'. not clear when this happens. if i start the backup process by hand everything works fine. the container data is located in lvm-thin volume. Any idea how...
  7. Litle bug in backup interface?

    Hi, after upgrade to 6.2-9 and 6.2-10, the backup UI in PVE show the backups from other VMs with higher ID but same prefix. Can anyone confirm this? Dan
  8. ERROR: PBS backups are not supported by the running QEMU version. Please make sure you've installed the latest version and the VM has been restarted.

    I know this is probably an easy fix, but with one of my nodes and VMs on that node. I keep getting this error when I am trying to back it up. ERROR: PBS backups are not supported by the running QEMU version. Please make sure you've installed the latest version and the VM has been restarted...
  9. Backup in stop mode

    Hello all, I am relatively new to proxmox and I would like to configure backups. My linux vms are backed up with the snapshot mode, but I got a windows vm which I would like to backup in stop mode. Actually what I expected was: 1. Shutdown the VM 2. copy the disks to the defined backup space 3...
  10. Best Practise: 'VM's running in ZFS file system or 'Directory'

    HI, I'm fairly new to Proxmox and ZFS. As you can see in the screenshot below, I have set up 2x pools named 'storage' and 'vm'. In each pool, I have set up files systems with different configs for each filesystem. In Proxmox my place to store backups is set up just as a directory under the...
  11. how to transfer backup from one proxmox to another withought clustering

    Hello, I want to transfer a backup from one server to another. However I cant find the backup files and I dont know where to restore in the new server. Where is exactly local-lvm located in proxmox and how to find the backup file? and then in the new server where i can put it and then restore...
  12. [SOLVED] Storage "Max Backups" option doesn't have any affect

    I run nightly KVM backups to an offsite NFS share that I have configured directly as a Proxmox storage, but I unfortunately only have space for a limited number of backups, so naturally I have the storage "Max Backups" option set to 3. Checked back a few (5) days later to find the storage almost...
  13. Master and Slave Proxmox

    Hi guys, I found a nice dual mini-itx 19" rack case on Ebay and think, I want to build a proxmox master and slave system where the slave system receives nightly snapshots from the master and could boot those without user interaction. (why: My home automation is controlling major parts of the...
  14. [SOLVED] Strange Backup Behavior, Total Bytes Written 100 X actual data size, backup slow due to this...

    I have an LXC container that takes an extremely long time to backup, and mostly because the backup process thinks it is backing up data that isnt there! This container was converted to LXC from a VM image NCDU tells me the entirety of the disk contents is about 22 gigabytes. du -hs says 23G...
  15. Fehler beim Backup zurückspielen auf neuem Server

    Hallo, Ich benutze zurzeit Proxmox 5.3.5 nun habe ich einen zweiten Server erstellt der mit der neusten Proxmox Version läuft 6.2.4 Jetzt habe ich das Problem, das das Backup auf dem neuen Server, fehlschlägt die, Backupdatei habe ich aus dem Ordner /var/lib/vz/dumb, logischerweiße habe ich...
  16. Backup to sshfs or nfs?

    I have several hosts with really dated PVE versions (2.1 and 4.3, 4.4). Now I have several new servers to put Proxmox on and about to copy VMs to these new hosts. VMs are quite big and I can’t do that at days, only and nights. But I have a gigabit network between hosts so I really wonder if I...
  17. PVE-Zsync and local backup: Backup different disks

    Hi! I have a proxmox VM with Windows Server and 3 disks, setup is as follows: Disk 0: OS disk – 200Gb - Backup enabled on proxmox Disk 1: Data disk – 1,5Tb - Backup enabled on proxmox Disk 2: Other Windows PC backups – 1,5 Tb - Backup not enabled on proxmox Currently I have a USB harddisk...
  18. Which Proxmox Backup Compression is Best for Rsync --fuzzy?

    Proxmox provides 3 options for backup compression: LZO (fast) GZIP (good) ZSTD (fast and good) Which of these 3 would be most efficient for "Rsync --fuzzy Synchronization", which uses a previous backup at an offsite destination as the basis for minimizing data transfer of the most current...
  19. VM (not thin) - if I should leave some free space for snapshots?

    If I have only one LVM (not LVM-Thin) volume to use on Proxmox host, is there any rules to follow when create it? From the old days I recall that one should leave some % of VG space free so snapshot can be made if I do snapshot-type backup of running VM - is it true? So to say, in my old days...
  20. Error restoring Backup

    Ao tentar restaurar um backup, informe este erro. lzop: Ioctl inadequado para dispositivo: <stdin> vma: falha na restauração - extensão vma curta (2595328 < 3060224) /bin/bash: linha 1: 14202 Feito cstream -t 83886080 -- /mnt/pve/BackupNode2/dump/vzdump-qemu-120-2020_05_30-20_00_01.vma.lzo...

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