vzdump failed

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    Error backing up VM to SMB share, but LXC's back up sucessfully

    I have a USB hard drive (on a Raspberry Pi) shared out via Samba and added as storage in Proxmox. I am able to back up (and restore) LXC's to/from this device, but when I run a backup on the only VM I have, it fails with the below output. Any ideas how to troubleshoot this? 2024-01-11...
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    ERROR: job failed with err -5 - Input/output error while backing up VMs

    I have 2 nodes PVE cluster, B is using a disk in A via NFS to backup VMs (X and Y). Each time during a backup job, X always fail and Y always success. The backup logs are as followed: INFO: starting new backup job: vzdump 102 105 102 105 --quiet 1 --storage ext-hdd --notes-template...
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    Can I use vzdump in "OVH rescue mode" using chroot and mounting my partitions?

    Hello friends, I'll accompany you another day I'm having some software problems that I already mentioned in another post and I wanted to export the backups to a safer place, but I need to create some new ones, is this possible from OVH's "rescue mode"? I currently get an error when using...
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    vzdump[nnnnn]: ERROR: Backup of VM xxxxx failed - timeout waiting on systemd

    Good day support staff and community, We have stumbled into some backup failure issues while using the latest version of Proxmox (7) in conjunction with ZFS. My hardware configuration is the following: Server Brand and model: Dell R630 Storage controller PERC H730 in HBA mode and cache...
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    backup/vzdump failed with err -5 - Input/output error

    Hi I’ve got 3 VMs and 2 containers running. I normally do backups onto a Synology NFS share. Both containers as well as one VM give me error 5 (below) when trying to back them up onto the NFS share. It can’t be a permission issue since two VMs work fine. It’s probably also not related to the...
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    [SOLVED] VZDump Problem - err -5 - Input/output error

    INFO: starting new backup job: vzdump 101 --node uds-server --storage Backup-GE --compress lzo --mode snapshot --remove 0 INFO: Starting Backup of VM 101 (qemu) INFO: Backup started at 2021-01-14 15:29:30 INFO: status = running INFO: VM Name: UDS-WinSRV19 INFO: include disk 'sata0'...
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    [SOLVED] vzdump fails - sysfs write failed

    vzdump backup all functioned until July 20, 2020. now all vzdump fail with similar error: INFO: starting new backup job: vzdump 101 --compress zstd --node putsproxp04 --remove 0 --mode snapshot --storage nas06p2 INFO: Starting Backup of VM 101 (qemu) INFO: Backup started at 2020-08-03 14:24:44...
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    Container Backup Fails: exit code 1

    vzdump xxx --mode snapshot --mailnotification failure --quiet 1 --storage dir_zfs-storage-sdx5 --compress lzo --node node2 102: 2020-04-10 05:30:02 INFO: Starting Backup of VM 102 (lxc) 102: 2020-04-10 05:30:02 INFO: status = running 102: 2020-04-10 05:30:02 INFO: CT Name: example.com 102...
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    Proxmox6 vzdump tar failing with Ceph

    We are seeing intermittent vzdump tar failures for LXCs hosting Postgres and ArcGIS applications. It appears the tarball is failing while attempting to tar runtime/temporary application files. The error message produced reads, "Cannot stat: Structure needs cleaning". The host filesystem...
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    VM backup error - how to resolve?

    Hi folks, today I tried to backup one of my VMs with the PVE UI. I tried it several time, but the result is always the same: 2019-08-15 13:23:12 INFO: Starting Backup of VM 241 (qemu) 2019-08-15 13:23:12 INFO: status = running 2019-08-15 13:23:15 INFO: update VM 241: -lock backup 2019-08-15...
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    Proxmox VE vzdump backup of vm's

    Dear members of the Proxmox forum Since yesterday I'm experiencing a problem with the vzdump back-up tool. When the backup of my vm's starts, everything goes well, except after a minutes or 5-10 I receive the following error message: unable to find configuration file for VM 100 - no such...
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    Backup hangup with Ceph/rbd

    I use Ceph / rbd as storage and operate the container environment, but backup occasionally fails. Is there someone in a similar situation? [304948.926528] EXT4-fs error (device rbd5): ext4_lookup:1575: inode #2621882: comm tar: deleted inode referenced: 2643543 [304948.927428]...
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    vzdump scheduled backups not working for KVM guests

    I've configured VZDump to run daily and to backup all VMs (which include KVM and LXC). LXC containers backup without issues every time; KVM, however, does not. My current KVM guests are Windows 10 Pro and Windows Server 2016. Both have enabled "Shutdown: Allow system to be shutdown without...
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    [SOLVED] Backup: '/var/lib/vz/tmp_backup' full, how to use other mount point?

    PROXMOX VE5.0-33 does not succeed in backing up a virtual machine with a raw disk of 350GB. That's because during the initial sync, the '/var/lib/vz/tmp_backup' space gets full. The question is : How to use a location in '/mnt/bigdisk' for that where the VM is located? Or another technique for...
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    Fehler bei Backup von importierten RAW-Images - vma_writer_close: incomplete stream

    Hi, seit dem Upgrade auf Proxmox 5.0-30, bekomme ich eine Fehlermeldung beim Versuch eine VM zu sichern. Es handelt sich dabei um ein importiertes RAW-Image (pfSense - nanoBSD), d.h. das Image wurde von pfSense heruntergeladen und dann in Proxmox eingebunden. Die VM läuft seit Proxmox 2.3 auf...
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    After upgrade to 4.4 we got timeout for backup on NFS

    We just recently ugraded from 4.2 to 4.4. After upgrade one backup task for quite big VM timeout. Before upgrade everyting works fine. Backup took about 2-3 hours but it was ok. But now backup starts, looks fine for a moment (usually for 5-15% of backup) and then just freeze. No more progress...
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    Backup of VM 102 failed - vma_queue_write: write error - Broken pipe

    Hello, I'm running proxmox 4.1 and I'm experiencing since the beginning of the setup of this system an issue every night during the backups. Randomly but every day, some backups fail, i have only 3VM and I'm backupping to a remote NFS. Here the last day: INFO: starting new backup job: vzdump...


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