[SOLVED] Backup via pool

czechsys

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Hi,

pve-manager/6.0-11/2140ef37 (running kernel: 5.0.21-5-pve), configs:

storage.cfg
Code:
dir: local-lvm-data
    path /mnt/pve/local-lvm-data
    content iso,backup
    maxfiles 1
    shared 0

user.cfg
Code:
pool:production:::data:

vzdump
Code:
0 1 * * *           root vzdump --mailto root@domain.tld --storage local-lvm-data --mailnotification always --pool production --compress lzo --mode snapshot --quiet 1

/etc/pve/qemu-server/100.conf
Code:
agent: 1
boot: cdn
bootdisk: scsi0
cores: 2
ide2: none,media=cdrom
memory: 4096
name: mail-01
net0: virtio=0A:09:D5:04:B6:00,bridge=vmbr0
numa: 1
onboot: 1
ostype: l26
protection: 1
scsi0: data:vm-100-disk-0,discard=on,size=10G
scsihw: virtio-scsi-pci
smbios1: uuid=413fa2c2-41f6-4e85-8423-4a2be61f6fb5
sockets: 1

daemon.log:
Code:
Nov 25 01:00:00 proxmox-01 systemd[1]: Starting Proxmox VE replication runner...
Nov 25 01:00:01 proxmox-01 systemd[1]: pvesr.service: Succeeded.
Nov 25 01:00:01 proxmox-01 systemd[1]: Started Proxmox VE replication runner.
Nov 25 01:01:00 proxmox-01 systemd[1]: Starting Proxmox VE replication runner...

Backups not started via "pool" method.
 

czechsys

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When i remove storage "data" from pool "production" configuration and add VM directly to this pool, VM is backuped.

Code:
Nov 26 11:15:01 proxmox-01 CRON[3278468]: (root) CMD (vzdump --mailnotification always --quiet 1 --pool production --mailto root@domain.tld --storage local-lvm-data --mode snapshot --compress lzo)
Nov 26 11:15:02 proxmox-01 vzdump[3278469]: <root@pam> starting task UPID:proxmox-01:0032068B:040F5993:5DDCFB26:vzdump:100:root@pam:
Nov 26 11:15:02 proxmox-01 vzdump[3278475]: INFO: starting new backup job: vzdump --mailto root@domain.tld --storage local-lvm-data --mode snapshot --quiet 1 --mailnotification always --compress lzo --pool production
Nov 26 11:15:02 proxmox-01 vzdump[3278475]: INFO: Starting Backup of VM 100 (qemu)
Nov 26 11:15:02 proxmox-01 qm[3278479]: <root@pam> update VM 100: -lock backup
Nov 26 11:15:28 proxmox-01 vzdump[3278475]: INFO: Finished Backup of VM 100 (00:00:26)
Nov 26 11:15:28 proxmox-01 vzdump[3278475]: INFO: Backup job finished successfully
Nov 26 11:15:28 proxmox-01 vzdump[3278469]: <root@pam> end task UPID:proxmox-01:0032068B:040F5993:5DDCFB26:vzdump:100:root@pam: OK

Switched again to storage "data" from VM directly:
Code:
Nov 26 11:30:01 proxmox-01 CRON[3286282]: (root) CMD (vzdump --compress lzo --mode snapshot --mailto root@domain.tld --storage local-lvm-data --pool production --quiet 1 --mailnotification always)
 

czechsys

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PVE wiki:
Code:
pool: <string>
Backup all known guest systems included in the specified pool.

Proxmox team? What's correct configuration for pool backup? Do i need add VMs into pool? Or it's bugged?
 

tim

Proxmox Staff Member
Oct 1, 2018
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Hi,

of course you need to add your VM's to that pool, that's the idea. You create a pool and add VM's to it, if a backup job is configured for that pool it will backup all VM's in that pool. This has nothing to do with the storage in your pool.
 

czechsys

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OK, thanks, i will rather saw ability to not needing adding VMs to that pool, but can live with it.

[Solved]
 

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