prune & gc

  1. Wie viele Vollbackups?

    Hallo liebe Proxmox-Gemeinde, ich muß einschränken, daß der Backup-Server, auf dem meine Backups gehostet werden, nicht von mir sondern von meinem ISP betrieben wird. Ich habe also auch nur eingeschränkte Rechte und kann wie ich gerade festgestellt habe sehr wenig selber rausfinden. Ich habe...
  2. [SOLVED] Understanding Garbage Collection with Remotes

    Hi Everyone, I am trying to understand garbage collection a bit better, I'll lay out two scenarios and ask you what happens so that I can better understand. PVE --> Backs up to --> Local PBS Remote PBS <-- Pulls from Local PBS 1. Garbage Collection on Local PBS: Keep last 10 Garbage...
  3. PBR Remote Sync - Limiting the sync

    Our main backup server has 20+TBs of available storage (our colo server), while our offsite only has 12TB (public bare metal cloud). Since I can't easily get additional storage at my offsite location and I only need to offsite store a smaller set of last-resort backups (say, the 5 most recent...
  4. [SOLVED] "unexpected error on datastore traversal" error during garbage collection

    Hi, I'm running Proxmox Backup Server 1.1-2, with storage on iSCSI. Backups are running without problems, but I cannot prune any old backup because I get this error: 2021-04-28T07:33:53+02:00: starting garbage collection on store mydatastore 2021-04-28T07:33:53+02:00: Start GC phase1 (mark...
  5. Removing Backups older than 7 Days

    Hey, i have Backups for 2 weeks now and i want to delete Backups older than 7 Days, my Prune Settings are the following: When i start the Garbage Collection, i get: Removed garbage: 0 B Removed chunks: 0 What i am understanding and doing wrong? Thanks :)
  6. [SOLVED] Pruning seems not to prune: Keep last = 3, but more than 11 snapshots are kept

    Hi, this is my setup for the Prune & GC job: But even though running manually it does not remove older snapshots.... Is this probably a permission problem? Thanks Rainer


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