vzdump

  1. 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...
  2. restore backup as new VM

    Hello dears i have get backup from vm ("vzdump 384286 --prune-backups keep-last=0 --mode snapshot --storage pbs-local") on pbs server. now i want restore this backup as new vm not 384286, can i do this? thanks
  3. [SOLVED] explore in vzdump backup file

    Hello dears i have question about pbs(proxmox backup server) backups. i get backup from our VM's with "vzdump 384157 --mode snapshot --storage pbs-local" command. now i wnat see backup file (drive-virtio0.img.fidx) and explore in it but i cant. please help to me, can i want this? thanks
  4. Backup jobs over NFS - Out of options?

    Hey guys, I'm in a bit of a pickle. I'll start by going over my setup: - Storage server running TrueNas with 10Gb networking - ZFS pools - One pool with 12x 2TB drives in raidz2 (storage B) - Another pool with 3x 400GB ssds in stripe (storage A) - Single hypervisor - Boot disk is 400GB NVMe...
  5. [SOLVED] vzdump removing too many backups (prune bug)

    Hello, I found a few days ago that most of my backups on some Proxmox hosts are gone. It seems to be a bug on some of my Proxmox Hosts, but not all of them. vzdump is removing all backups when a specific VMID gets backed up. Here is the backup log of one host where ID 161 is bugged: vzdump...
  6. Proxmox scheduled backup not running anymore

    Hello guys, I have some custom vzdump.cron commands to run my VM backups. After I had reinstalled my Proxmox server some days ago and copied the following commands into /etc/pve/vzdump.cron, my scheduled backup do not run anymore. When I create the backups via the web interface, the backups...
  7. Backups beschleunigen?

    Hallo, Ich sende einmal die Woche Backups von meinen VMs/LXCs über CIFS zum NAS (FreeNAS). Das ganze dauert leider jetzt rund 2 1/2 Stunden und da ich das im "Stop"-Modus mache sind dann halt die VMs ziemlich lange nicht erreichbar. Verbunden sind die Server per Gbit-LAN und bei normalem...
  8. [SOLVED] vzdump - Change mail subject/template?

    Hi, I am forwarding the vzdump result mails to Pushover (SMTP to Push-Gateway). Unfortunately I cannot see the result of the vzdump in the title as it is too long for the smartphone screen. Is there a way to change the subject of the result mails or do I need to use own hook scripts? Greetings...
  9. failed: storage 'local-lvm' does not exist restore qmrestore local-zfs

    Hello, I try to restore machine (.vma) that not exist on new proxmox machine, error message failed: storage 'local-lvm' does not exist the command qmrestore /media/usb/vzdump-qemu-128-2020_11_05-09_56_08.vma 106 cat storage.cfg dir: local path /var/lib/vz content...
  10. Backup vzdump unused drive

    Hi to all, I'm wondering if there is someone that knows how to include an unused drive (disk) when backing up a VM. When I try the backup, either using the GUI or the command line, vzdump 151 --node MyPve --storage MyStorage --mode snapshot --remove 0 --compress zstd the unused disk I have in...
  11. backup failure exit code 2

    proxmox 6.2-12 any idea? INFO: starting new backup job: vzdump 140 --storage vqfiler1-lxc --remove 0 --node pve-srv1 --compress zstd --mode snapshot INFO: Starting Backup of VM 140 (lxc) INFO: Backup started at 2020-10-02 15:37:29 INFO: status = running INFO: CT Name: grid-master INFO...
  12. VZDUMP nfs backup question - There is a max backup limit..

    i have a scheduled backup. on a nfs VZDUMP backup file that configured for 2 backups. the script files withe the following reason :ERROR: Backup of VM 112 failed - There is a max backup limit of (2) enforced by the target storage or the vzdump parameters. Either increase the limit or delete...
  13. [SOLVED] vzdump does not send email

    About a month ago the server stopped to send e-mail after performing a backup with vzdump. In the logfile I do not find a line which indicates that vzdump does do this. I also checked the /var/log folder if a file contains the target e-mail address, no result. The mailserver is correct resolved...
  14. vzdump-hook-script not working as expected

    Hi there, We are trying to use a vzdump hook script to do some things. We have a Proxmox cluster setup with several hypervisors. We took a look at /usr/share/doc/pve-manager/examples/vzdump-hook-script.pl and made an adaptation: #!/bin/bash LIST_BORG_BACKUPS=${DUMPDIR}/list_borg_backups...
  15. Two USB for Backup

    Hi Everyone, im pretty new with ProxMox and Linux system, and i would be happy if if i get some help with my problem. i have 2 USB and i would like to configure the ProxMox in such a way that it automaticly backup in my USB, the thing is that how can i configure it in a way if i remove USB1...
  16. vzdump to stdout

    I try to send backup images to stdout for further processing. Example: vzdump 111 --mode snapshot --dumpdir /tmp --stdout >test.tst It works very well with LXC containers. But for qemu vm's it finishes with error: ERROR: Backup of VM 200 failed - command '/usr/bin/vma create -v -c...
  17. Gaia

    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...
  18. snapshot backup is not working now

    Hi every one, I just installed new 6.1 PVE and found snapshot backup is not working at all. I found the backup log ceased after the following line: INFO: issuing guest-agent 'fs-freeze' command I guess maybe qemu-guest-agent cause this issue, so I login into VM(CentOS7) and stop...
  19. Conflicting maxfiles policy and retention period

    Hi Team have a strange issue with a backup policy. Round 1. we previously had a backup policy to take a backup once per week and keep 1 backup. As things change we needed to update this policy to accommodate for more frequent backups. Round 2. The old policy was removed and a new policy...
  20. PVE 6.1-7 Backup Plan

    Hello Proxmox community. It has been a while, and I have been rethinking my backup strategy. What would be the recommended backup procedure? Or a recommended backup procedure? I am running Windows Server 2019 with a SQL Express Database on a separate vmdisk within the VM. So far I have been...

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