PBS hangs (average load over 8)

Nov 24, 2020
Hi guys,

i noticed a very high load - most over 8 - and the web guy isn't accessible.
SO i had a look and i've seen that there are many backups seems to run.

On a manually initiated reboot the "stop job Proxmox backup api proxy server" took more than 5min.

Can anyone help me to analyse this problem?

I'm not sure where to start.
top only shows the high average load, but no process which has a high cpu load - only many backup services are running for more than 1 hour.

Thanks really alot


Active Member
Jul 5, 2020
What does your hardware look like?
How is the datastore set up?
How many servers do backup how many machines concurrently to that PBS?


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