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    My backup strategy involving files directly and doesn't seem possible in ProxMox. How to solve it?

    Before ProxMox, I had one Ubuntu server running a collection of applications using docker-compose, LXC, and VMs. Each docker-compose service had a "backup" container that would take backups (whatever that meant for the application) and put the backed up files on using borg/borgmatic...
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    vzdump over ssh stop the VM

    Hi, I create a simple script to backup proxmox vm over ssh with borg. The script can be found here : During my test, I forgot to open the ssh port to our backup server. Due to this mistake, the VM stop. I...
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    Untar vzdump file for better deduplication

    Hello everyone, I'm testing borgbackup to copy our backups to some off-site storage. With the normal tar file and following ones, the deduplication isnt as effective as it could be. When I extract the vzdump and inserting every file one by one its much more space efficient. My question is now...
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    [SOLVED] Disk images & Containers on ZFS Datasets and ZFS Volumes?

    Hi all, I have recently installed PROXMOX and I want to use it together with a ZFS pool primarily for backups. So the idea is to install borg on a VM or on a LXC container or even on a docker container and store my backups from some machines on ZFS datasets. I have created the ZFS pool as well...


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