Backup: span multiple files?

davidg1982

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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?
 

t.lamprecht

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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:
/usr/share/doc/pve-manager/examples/vzdump-hook-script.pl

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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