restore backup

  1. 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...
  2. restore lxc with overlay2 docker images in it

    Hi, recently i've added overlay2 module to proxmox-host, so i can easily use basic docker-cli functionality inside an lxc containers (pull/tag/push), without using runtime. But attempt to restore a container with overlay2 layers (docker images) inside fails: extracting archive...
  3. Pfsense Web interface unreachable

    Hello there, I restored a previously preconfigured pfsense VM on Proxmox hoping to change in the future the existing rules contained on it, but now I’m not able to connect through the web interface to the pfsense, although I’m able to open the console of the pfsense on Proxmox and interact with...
  4. Proxmox host and client: backup and restore steps

    Hi! I also read this before I post. I still new with Proxmox but I like it! :) I have a latest Proxmox server using only 1 physical (home) server with Linux software raid, mostly for: samba: file sharing: movies, music (for raspberry pi music players) and for windows notebooks for movies...
  5. Cant restore unprivileged container on another node

    I can't restore unprivileged container on another node. What can I do? root@sunfish:~# pct restore 116 /mnt/pve/diskstation/dump/vzdump-lxc-116-2020_05_12-08_24_45.tar.gz -ignore-unpack-errors 1 -unprivileged --storage lvmthin Logical volume "vm-116-disk-0" created. mke2fs 1.44.5...
  6. [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...
  7. unable to parse volume filename

    I'm trying to restore a backup from previous proxmox installation but it fails with the following error: root@proxmox:~/vms/dump# qmrestore vzdump-qemu-101-2019_09_17-22_02_36.vma.lzo 101 restore vma archive: lzop -d -c /root/vms/dump/vzdump-qemu-101-2019_09_17-22_02_36.vma.lzo | vma extract -v...
  8. Restore backup issue

    I was restoring a backup and I canceled it in the middle. It then deleted the container I was restoring and it is not viewable in the gui anywhere? How do I recover this container?
  9. Restore Error

    Good afternoon everyone, my name is Jorge. I have a problem with a proxmox 5.1-41. when trying to restore a backup of a virtual machine it gives me the following error, and I can not do the recovery, and I need it because I do not have another backup. The error its...
  10. Proxmox 5.2 VM stalled during restore backup

    Hi, I have problem with restoring machines on proxmox5.2 with kernel pve-kernel-4.15.17-1-pve. Problem is that when I restore machine from backup everything is going all right but when task gets 100% it stalled and VM machines that are running got stalled. Everything is freezing. After few...
  11. LXC Backup/Restore auf anderem Host

    Hallo zusammen, Ich hoffe mir kann hier jemand Lösungsansätze geben. Ich habe einen neuen Proxmox 5.2 Server installiert, ich möchte meine LXC Maschinen und VM's vom 1.ten Proxmox 5.2 auf den 2.ten packen. Hier bin ich folgendermaßen vorgegangen. 1.ten Proxmox 5.2 Server Webinterface: LXC...
  12. What will change if a VM Backup Restored on a different PVE with different hardware ?

    I have two separate PVE installations on different servers with different hardware. On one of them i am running a Windows 2012 R2 Server which runs a commercial licensed software (NT-Ware's Uniflow). This software uses a licensing method which generates a system-id from some hardware specs and...
  13. cifs: restore from lzo backup failed, from gzip - succeeded

    Hello, we have a 3 node PVE 5.2-5 cluster. There is a vm, which lzo backups (CIFS storage) cannot be restored. The error message is: Interesting is, that there is a suspicious warning during the backup, but the backup is qualified as succeeded: There are no such problems with gzip-backups...
  14. Message on backup restore: Sum of all thin volume sizes (xxTiB) exceeds...

    Hello! I'm trying to restore my backup on Proxmox server. Size of virtual machine 70 GiB. I have 1,73 TiB free for VM's on local-lvm from 3,16 TiB . My log file told me that: "Sum of all thin volume sizes (3,58 TiB) exceeds the size of thin pools and the size of whole volume group...
  15. Carsten (digiCULT)

    cannot restore vm from snapshot

    Hi there, after running for about two years, one of my VMs came up with a strange behaviour, which led to a total desaster: Preamble: one VM noticed me about an issue with its filesystem and suggested that i should run 'fsck' to repair it. After rebooting the VM, the filesytem only started in...
  16. Huge IO delay when recovering VM

    Hello, Today I try to recover VM from achive and get a huge IO delay on PVE node. Before that, everything was fine. I noticed the following: when "space reduction due to 4K zero blocks" at end of the recovery report is great enough, I get huge IO delay. For example, when I recover this arhive...
  17. Can't restore backups from another Proxmox server

    I'm trying to sort out the process for restoring vzdump backups taken on server A to server B. The steps I follow are: 1) Take backup with vzdump on server A. 2) Copy .vma file from server A to a NAS over CIFS. 3) Copy .vma file from NAS to server B over CIFS placing it in /var/lib/vz/dump/ 4)...
  18. Very Serious Backup/Restore Issue in PVE 5.0

    Over the weekend I blew away two Proxmox hosts (clustered) and reinstalled the hypervisors from scratch (two single nodes). Because I had backups of everything, I thought I'd be fine to just restore the backup files and continue working. The hosts have multiple backups of most containers/VM's...
  19. [SOLVED] VM backup/restore and RDB additional disk

    I've some troubles understanding backup/restore for a (CentOS) VM with Ceph storage, used as NFS server. Let say it is VM n. 100. I've added a hard drive to this VM (virtio1) and it is located on my ceph RDB storage. I do not want to backup this additionnal disk when I backup the VM as it is a...
  20. pct restore wasting disk space

    Hi there, I found a problem in my backup strategy. I'm not sure what i did wrong. I have two remote proxmox nodes running 3 containers each one. The running containers on the first node are daily backed up in the second node and vice versa. The idea, is to have a restored recent version of each...

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