Error when Restoring a remote backup


New Member
Mar 25, 2022
I have tried to transfer a VM backup that I had in a proxmox installed in server A to a server B. here's what I did:
1.Backup of the VM
2.Uploaded it to the new Proxmox
3.Restored it via CLI (no errors in the task log).

When I try to change the hardware through GUI I get this error: "boot: value does not match the regex pattern" but I can change it on the CLI.

My backup is named vzdump-qemu-103-2022_03_25-14_14_57.vma.lzo. I renamed it twice (first time for ease of use, and the other I reverted the name back to avoid conflict with names),

I have also noticed that this error happens when I try to restore a backup from different proxmox versions (I had this error transferring this VM from a Proxmox with version 7.1-7 to a Proxmox with version 6.2-4), is there any workaround for this or do I need to update the other server to match version 7.1-7?
restoring a newer config on an older system might or might not work - the old system has no way of knowing about new config keys/.. after all..


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