Backup: span multiple files?


Active Member
May 26, 2017
Chicago, Illinois USA
I am trying to transfer my vma.gz files to Amazon Cloud Drive via RClone. It usually works fine with 15-30GB files, but these files are 100GB. Is there a way I can tell Proxmox to span multiple files? Is there an alternative?
This is not directly possible at the moment.

But our backup tool can execute hooks at different backup stages, so one way would be to make such a hook script and split it there "manually" and then upload the single files as usual.
Just as an idea.

A basic example hook script can be found at:

You can configure to call this script globally in: /etc/vzdump.conf
Or per vzdump call with the '--script' switch.

man vzdump
gives a little more information about all this.


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