Simple backup strategy question

jaykavathe

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Feb 25, 2021
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Setup

Server A) Proxmox Home server running multiple VMs (jellyfin - its own drive, nextcloud - its own raid5 i think zpool, wordpress and few other dockers in LVM on proxmox)

Server B) dedicated Chia harvester server, I will mostly have this on ubuntu.

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Questions

Q1) I am not sure the right way to back server A. Do I back everything ideally like LVMs + Zpool data all together as one single thing?

Q2) I know Proxmox backup server could have been better on Server B, but I will leave it running Ubuntu for mining purposes but want to setup automatic data back up on it. Doable in Ubuntu?

Q3) Its not a huge deal for me if I lose proxmox configuration, but definitely want Zpool and Jellyfin and VM (website coding etc) data auto backed up on server B. But then just why not back config anyway if its simple so if I ever drop a hammer on server A by accident, I can get replacement up really quick.

Q4) What is better raid on Server A since I will have Server B backing up. Do I need to waste a disc on A for redundancy. Server B is already in a different location and will have Server C as cold backup later.
 

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