backup

  1. Rotating external drives for backup

    Is it possible to use rotating external drives or does it just need to be 1 drive plugged in all the time?
  2. fabiooreff

    HOW TO BACKUP PROXMOX CONFIGURATION FILES.

    Hi everyone! I had a series of doubts regarding PVE, I wanted to make a script in order to backup the Proxmox configuration files, on the Proxmox Wiki, they explain that it is recommended to backup the /etc/pve /etc/network/interfaces /etc/passwd and /etc/resolv.conf. My question is, if I...
  3. Problem with backups of LXC Containers

    Hi all, I am all of a sudden having an issue with backing up LXC containers on my nodes. I have a couple of servers in LXC format and since a couple of days ago they are all displaying issues when running a backup. Haven't run any updates in a bit, but the nodes also show that there are no...
  4. snapshot backup is not working now

    Hi every one, I just installed new 6.1 PVE and found snapshot backup is not working at all. I found the backup log ceased after the following line: INFO: issuing guest-agent 'fs-freeze' command I guess maybe qemu-guest-agent cause this issue, so I login into VM(CentOS7) and stop...
  5. Conflicting maxfiles policy and retention period

    Hi Team have a strange issue with a backup policy. Round 1. we previously had a backup policy to take a backup once per week and keep 1 backup. As things change we needed to update this policy to accommodate for more frequent backups. Round 2. The old policy was removed and a new policy...
  6. How to mount existing disk to Storage

    Hi, My Proxmox played up and decided to do fresh clean installation, I have VM backups on dev/sdd (Spinning Disk) and want to know how can I mount the existing disk that has backups on it to Storage so that I can hopefully perform the restore method to get my VMs back. Can anyone assist me to...
  7. Backup and restore VM with 3 disks

    Hello! I have a proxmox cluster with 2 nodes. I the First node I have a VM that has 3 disks. Every virtual disk is on the different physical disks. I want to back it up and then restore it to the other node. The problem is that I do not know what the system will do with the disks. Do I need the...
  8. [SOLVED] Proxmox backups

    I have a KVM host - Fedora 31 with about 10 vm's. They are old Windows - XP, Server 2003R2 & 2008 (not R2). I'm thinking I should move them over to Proxmox & use the backup feature to backup the vm's. Good idea or not? Currently, the vm's have no backup!
  9. Issue with backup : guest Windows 2008r2 become unresponsive after backup.

    Hi, I've got an issue about a Windows 2008r2 Server with PVE 6.x : *** THIS ISSUE APPEARED AFTER UPGRADING PROMOX v5 To PROXMOX v6 *** Here is the information concerning the host: proxmox-ve: 6.1-2 (running kernel: 5.3.13-1-pve) pve-manager: 6.1-7 (running version: 6.1-7/13e58d5e)...
  10. Backups Fail after Moving LXC Container Root Disks

    Yesterday, I moved several of my containers' root disks to a different storage. They were subvolumes on my root ZFS pool, but now they're just stored as .raw images inside a directory on a different pool. I did this by going to each container --> Resources --> Root Disk --> "Move Volume" button...
  11. [SOLVED] Backup auf NFS klappt bei einigen LXC nicht (mehr) - Grund war: unprivileged LXC Container

    Hi, ich habe ein seltsames Problem und weiss nicht weiter: VE: 5.4-13 2 VMs 5 LXCs NFS zur Sicherung (Snapshot) -> Synology NAS Die beiden VMs und drei der 5 LXCs sichern problemlos auf das NAS die beiden (neuesten) LXCs nicht... Log (eine durchlaufende und eine nicht durchlaufende): 108...
  12. Backup Error "vma_writer_register_stream 'drive-scsi0' failed" (PVE 6.1-7)

    Hi! I set up automated backups for my VM templates and during the backup, several templates encountered this error. I tried backing them up manually and also received the same error. For the backup mode, I'm using stop and for the compression, I'm using GZIP. When I switch the mode to snapshot...
  13. Backup Configuration

    Hey Guys, We have a cluster with 5 servers which is setup with High Availability for the VPS's... My only problem now is backups... I need to get a backup solution for the VPS's, so I was hoping to add 1 8TB drive to one of the servers, internal or external, and share it for all to make their...
  14. PVE 6.1-7 Backup Plan

    Hello Proxmox community. It has been a while, and I have been rethinking my backup strategy. What would be the recommended backup procedure? Or a recommended backup procedure? I am running Windows Server 2019 with a SQL Express Database on a separate vmdisk within the VM. So far I have been...
  15. bfwdd

    [SOLVED] NFS problem after latest upgrade .. vzdump backup status: backup failed

    ALL backups are failing with: unable to create temporary directory '/mnt/pve/backup/dump/vzdump-qemu-146-2020_02_12-02_00_02.tmp' at /usr/share/perl5/PVE/VZDump.pm line 703. We export ZFS via nfs kernel server, working fine all the time. NFS shares are readonly now. Latest Update was...
  16. [SOLVED] Backup and Restore Much Larger

    I found this odd. I had an old Server with 2 x 1 TB SSDs setup. One Nvme and one Sata SSD setup as a Raid ZFS 1 or mirror. The Storage pool I setup with ZFS mirror is a little smaller than the new server, but contains way more VM Disks but takes up less space. It's weird. Can somebody help...
  17. LXC backup fails - unable to open the dataset 'vzdump'.

    Hi, I have noticed this issue where all of my LXC fail to backup while all of the the VMs do backup successfully. This is similar to This Thread which has been marked "Solved", though that sounds like a workaround. This is the error I am seeing: INFO: Starting Backup of VM 110 (lxc) INFO...
  18. VM/CT Backup failed

    Guten Abend zusammen, ich arbeite zwar schon länger (Server läuft seit ca. 1 1/4 Jahren) mit Proxmox VE, aber ich bezeiche mich noch als Anfänger. Aktuell schreibe ich meine Backups der Container Montag und Freitag Nachts auf meine Synology DS218+, aber es kommt immer folgender Fehler. Ich bin...
  19. Proxmox Mails direkt an IMAP Ordner zustellen klappt nichts

    Hi, die Mails der automatischen Backups (den Bericht) möchte ich gerne direkt in den Ordner /Backup senden. Das direkte senden in einen Ordner funktioniert auch beim Senden von Mails über Outlook oder zB unattended upgrades. Proxmox liefert mir aber nach dem Backup Job den Fehler "ERROR...
  20. Backup einer Windows VM bleibt hängen

    Guten Tag! auf meinem Proxmox VE 6.1-5 habe ich mehrere Linux-Maschinen und eine Windows Server Maschine am laufen. Die Linux-Lassen sich problemlos auf das von mir eingebundene CIFS Share sichern über das in Proxmox integrierte Backup. Aber bei der Windows VM bleibt der Backup Prozess nach...

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