snapshot

  1. Get all VM snapshots

    Hi, How to get all snapshots from a VM ? When a take a snapshot with the UI, a new disk is created but there is not no new disk with the command qm snapshot <vmID> I don't see any new disk. Could somebody help me ? Thanks
  2. Replicating branching snapshots with ZFS

    I understand ZFS (zvol?) only allows linear snapshots. Using the WebUI, I can 'convert to template' at a point at which I'd like to branch. Then, I can create linked clones for each branch. Then, it's possible to convert those linked clones to templates, and so on... Like with snapshots, this...
  3. [SOLVED] Cannt get snapshot branches: TASK ERROR: can't rollback, ____ is not most recent snapshot

    I'm running PVE 6.3-3 and am trying to get snapshots as branches are per the documention: https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/File:Screen-vm-snapshots.png I can't seem to get anything besides sequential snapshots, what am I doing wrong here? This disk and the snapshots are saved to a zfspool managed...
  4. error trying to take snapshot

    i am using pve-manager 6.1-8, proxmox-ve 6.1-2, qemu-server 6.1-7, pve-qemu-kvm 4.1.1-4 whenever i try and take a back up when the machine is running i get the following: task error: vm * qmp command 'savevm-start' failed - the command savevm-start has not been found and indeed when checking out...
  5. Converting RAW to qcow2 - For Snapshots

    My current installation of Proxmox 6.3-2 is configured for my vms to run on a local SSD. I have the SSD setup as an LVM. I wanted to test the snapshot feature, but I receive an error, "The current guest configuration does not support taking new snapshots" I found I can use the "Move Disk"...
  6. Schnappschuss braucht unglaublich lange

    Hallo in die Runde, wir haben hier einen ZFS-Server (48 Kerne, 386GB RAM, 2,8TB Disk) der unglaublich langsam die 50GB-VMs auf Basis von ZFS 0.8.3 und Proxmox 6.2 als Schnappschuss über die WebGUI sichert. Dieser Vorgang dauert länger als ein Backup und hängt die VMs auf! Auch kann man einen...
  7. Snapshot

    Hi. Recently new to Proxmox and I have a question about snapshots, of a VM. My VM/CT storage is ZFS. Been working with snapshots and initially stumbled upon this link, the screen capture is old as it reflects v2.3-1 and I'm running 6.3-2...
  8. [SOLVED] Delete stuck snapshot

    Hi there, I have an old snapshot on my system, which won't delete. It's not being used and he status says 'delete' but is appears stuck. If I try and delete it again in the GUI the delete fails, and the VM is locked. I have to unlock the vm manually on the command line. Could someone tell me...
  9. How to schedule "Live Snapshots" similarly to backups

    PVE 6.2-15 I've been scheduling backups through the GUI in "Snapshot" mode but have noticed that the file sizes are appreciably larger than "Snapshots" through the individual VM's options. I realized that backups are formatted as VZDump files whereas the snapshots are raw disk images. For...
  10. Replication without snapshots & stop replication job.

    Two questions: 1. Is it possible to set up automatic replication of a VM between two nodes without replicating all snapshots? I. e. replicating only the current machine state, but not the snapshots taken of it before? I take daily and weekly snapshots (retain six weekly and seven daily) locally...
  11. Replication Failed and "state" snap finded

    Hello, in my cluster i have finded a vm with replication faild with this log: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2020-11-02 12:54:01 105-0: start replication job 2020-11-02 12:54:01 105-0: guest => VM 105, running => 15447 2020-11-02 12:54:01 105-0...
  12. How proxmox makes zfs snapshots on vm with several disks ?

    Hello. pve-manager/6.2-4/9824574a (running kernel: 5.4.34-1-pve) I have VM with 2 disks: mega/vm-101-disk-0 mega/vm-101-disk-1 ZFS docs says: "Recursive snapshots are created quickly as one atomic operation. The snapshots are created together (all at once) or not created at all. The benefit of...
  13. Cloning from a KVM VM snapshot fails: "Failed to find logical volume..."

    I'm seeking suggestions for debugging the following. After running a "clone from snapshot" in the web gui rev 6.2-11, I receiving the following output: TASK ERROR: clone failed: activate_volume 'pve/snap_vm-199-cloudinit_baseline_1' error: Failed to find logical volume...
  14. Snapshots, templates, clones, backups: how do they all compare?

    PVE newbie here. 1. How does the following wiki page apply to LXC Containers? https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/VM_Templates_and_Clones 2. There's no mention of "snapshots" in the above wiki page, even though PVE 6.2-11 seems to feature snapshot feature prominently over "template." Is this above...
  15. High I/O delay during backups on ZFS

    Hi, I am encountering some problems making backups on many servers running ZFS. The PVE cluster is made of 4 nodes, every node have a ZFS mirror pool on 2 NVMe SSD drives and a full backup is made once per week at 00:30 on different days per each node: Every time a backup is started I see...
  16. [SOLVED] The current guest configuration does not support taking new snapshots

    I am getting this error under snapshots " The current guest configuration does not support taking new snapshots ", I was able use this feature and now suddenly I am getting this error. Thanks,
  17. Proxmox ZFS Snapshots w/ RAM not working

    Having a weird issue with a new Proxmox Install. I’m using a ZFS pool for my VM’s, and snapshotting without including RAM works just fine, and runs near instantly. But if I check the box for include RAM, it gets hung and does nothing, no output whatsoever. It is actually creating space on the...
  18. New virtual machine from snapshot

    Hello. tell me, can I somehow deploy a new virtual machine from the created snapshot? Is there any way to do this? For example, a user deleted a file inside a virtual machine. It is expensive to deploy backup and sometimes it is outdated. But there is a daily snapshot created by cron. In order...
  19. Understanding the effects of snapshots during backup

    Hello. The following question arose. For example, I have a snapshot of the system every day at 21.00 from Monday to Friday. On Saturday at 00.30, backup starts by creating a snapshot. What exactly will be included in the backup file? The state of the VM before the last snapshot was taken, namely...
  20. [SOLVED] Restore snapshot fails because of pci id ... not found

    1. took a snapshot 2. upgraded bios 3. bios changed network interface id and pci id assigned 4. restore of snapshot fails because the old pci id cannot be found how to fix ?

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