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    Support for sync to "removable" backup disks

    Hi there. I'm experimenting a bit with setting up a 3-2-1 strategy for my home lab. The setup is pretty much the following: a tiny PVE cluster with some nodes and one shared bigger (>20TB) storage node a tiny PBS node with large primary backup storage (zfs, >20TB) and a hotswap HDD used for...
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    A question about backup integrity with my set up

    I have PBS running with an external USB docking station containing an 8TB drive (drive A). In order to do offsite backup rotations, what I did first was a full backup of proxmox VM's and containers to PBS 8TB drive A. I then cloned the drive to another 8TB drive B. Once I week, I shut down...
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    Questions about offsite PBS Server

    Good afternoon, all I'm wondering about the use of a PBS server as offsite backups? I understand that I would only need to forward port 8007, but would this have any security issues associated with it, i.e are the backups sent in a secure format, and is the PBS login safe to have network...
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    Save to Open Port 8007 for PBS?

    Hello, I would like to synchronize my backups from my PBS in the local network to my PBS on an offsite server. In order to do that I have to open port 8007 as far as I know. Now I am wondering if it is safe to open this port to the internet. If the port is open, you can also access the config...
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    Issue with caching when destination is offline

    Hi There, We're running a cluster of two PMGs. They're located in different networks in different locations for geo redundancy. Now we have the following issue: One location will be offline for a day or two - this also means that the mail servers are offline and the second gateway should...
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    "Unable to acquire lock" flags remote sync jobs as failed ❌

    OK, I know that this is not an issue that most people are dealing with. 2023-02-02T09:27:20-06:00: sync group vm/105 failed - unable to acquire lock on snapshot directory "/mnt/datastore/PBS-01_ZFS-1/vm/105/2023-02-02T15:30:03Z" - locked by another operation We take backups of our Logging an...
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    AWS tape gateway? or something else?

    I am looking for suggestions. I have a small number of VM's that are critical for me and I want to offsite my backups to AWS. I would really like to use an amazon Tape Gateway, This makes sense to me because I already have a stack of LTO5 tapes that will need to be migrated. I know there have...


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