Newbie question about backups

mrbyte

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Hello!!
I've a newbie question. In my home lab I have a node with four VM, and three datastores. With PBS can I backup all the infrastructure to restore everything?

Thank you very much and best regards.
 
With you can backup VMs or container to the Proxmox Backup Server and restore them from there if needed. Additionally, you can use the proxmox-backup-client, a CLI utility to backup/restore arbitrary directories from a node.

There is no possibility yet to backup a whole Proxmox VE host including its configuration (although you could use the backup client to regularly backup the /etc/pve directory, which is arguably the most important part of a PVE host to back up)
 
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With you can backup VMs or container to the Proxmox Backup Server and restore them from there if needed. Additionally, you can use the proxmox-backup-client, a CLI utility to backup/restore arbitrary directories from a node.

There is no possibility yet to backup a whole Proxmox VE host including its configuration (although you could use the backup client to regularly backup the /etc/pve directory, which is arguably the most important part of a PVE host to back up)

Hello,
I see, in case of disaster I have to config again the node.

What should I do with the pve directory?

Thank you very much for the info, 1.000.000 thanks!!
 
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