Is there any way to use Tape Backup to backup files from PBS in addition to datastore


Mar 6, 2021
I have some files that I store on the same zpool that is used to store datastores. Is there any way to select files outside of a datastore and write them to a tape using Tape Backup directly? It seems that this is not supported, and that Tape Backup will only backup data in a Datastore (that has been put there via a Proxmox backup client.
Do I have this right?
yes, the built-in tape backup only backups snapshots/groups from existing datastores (it reuses the chunk system from there) if you wan to use the pbs tape backup system, you first have to backup the data into the datastore


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