Help using new pool backup?


Active Member
Apr 6, 2019
California, US
In the Proxmox 6 release notes I noticed this line:
Pool level backup: It is now possible to create a backup task for backing up a whole pool. By selecting a pool as backup target instead of an explicit list of guests, new members of the pool are automatically included, and removed guests are automatically excluded from the backup task.

This sounds really cool and I'd like to try it. I'm assuming this makes use of ZFS snapshots and should be really efficient at incrementally backing up? The only problem is that my ZFS pool isn't listed in the dialog:


Here's my /etc/pve/storage.cfg:
dir: local
        path /var/lib/vz
        content snippets
        shared 0

zfspool: local-zfs
        pool rpool/data
        content images,rootdir
        sparse 1

nfs: nfsproxy
        export /tank/red
        path /mnt/pve/nfsproxy
        content backup,snippets,vztmpl,iso
        maxfiles 1

Anyone have any ideas?


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