Use PBS to Backup Proxmox Hypervisor Configuration

Mar 7, 2022
Is it possible to use the PBS to Backup the configuration files of multiple Proxmox Hypervisors ?
I was unable to find the part in the GUI of the Hypervisor

e.g. Datacenter > Backup only allows me to add VMs/CTs to the Backup Schedule.

is this an unsupported feature, or does one need to manually install the PBS Client on the hypervisor and setup a backup job as per


Proxmox Staff Member
Staff member
Feb 1, 2022

I think what you are trying to achieve is something we refer to as "Host Backup". That is currently a planed feature on the Roadmap, but not implemented yet [1]. You can accomplish something like it though by using the PBS client as you mentioned.



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