Backing Up Proxmox with Veeam

MeCJay12

New Member
Feb 19, 2023
12
0
1
Hello! I swear that I've done this before but for some reason on my new Proxmox 8.1.4 system I'm having trouble installing Veeam and backing up the OS. I first tried to install Veeam like I normally do on Linux systems (command below) but when I ran a backup I get the error
Code:
Veeam snapshot kernel module not found
I tried unstalling the veeam package and reinstalling with the veeam-nosnap package and now I'm getting
Code:
Insufficient free space for a snapshot in a volume group: pve
Is anyone out there backing up Proxmox with Veeam that can point me in the right direction? I use Veeam to backup everything else so I'm hoping to not make a special backup system just for Proxmox.

Code:
wget https://download2.veeam.com/veeam-release-deb_1.0.8_amd64.deb && sudo dpkg -i ./veeam-* && sudo apt-get -y update && sudo apt-get -y install veeam cifs-utils && sudo rm veeam-release* && sudo apt -y upgrade && sudo veeam
 
Yes, to backup the host itself. I have used Veeam on Debian before but I haven't run into these issues before so I was wondering if there was someone who has used Veeam with Proxmox and resolved these issues.
 
Last edited:

About

The Proxmox community has been around for many years and offers help and support for Proxmox VE, Proxmox Backup Server, and Proxmox Mail Gateway.
We think our community is one of the best thanks to people like you!

Get your subscription!

The Proxmox team works very hard to make sure you are running the best software and getting stable updates and security enhancements, as well as quick enterprise support. Tens of thousands of happy customers have a Proxmox subscription. Get yours easily in our online shop.

Buy now!