VZDump and samba/NFS shares

chojin

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Hello,

Maybe it is stated somewhere but I can't seem to find it, so here is my question:

I have a client running an old Proxmox 2.3-13.

I am running Zarafa on a Debian 6 qemu.

I want to schedule a daily zarafa-backup of the mailboxes on an external samba share.

How does vzdump handle mountpoints inside containers/KVM ? Are they simply ignored ?

I certainly do not want the dozens of Gigabytes of the mountpoints included in the snapshot.

Thanks for your help.
 
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tom

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Hello,

Is anyone able to answer my question, please?

Thanks in advance.

This is very easy to test, try and give feedback.
 

chojin

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Wow, that was an interesting reply.

Was that ironic or just good old condescension?
 

wbumiller

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Since you're using qemu, the host just backs up disks and vm config, it doesn't see mountpoints as that's on a different level. From the guest OS' point of view: everything "local" (iow. no network mounts, but the entire local disk).
 
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