Which files to backup for ZFS


New Member
May 14, 2022

I have been using proxmox for long now. I got all files that i need to backup on daily basis so that any day my proxmox gets corrupted or both my disk fail at same time, i can easily move data to another server having proxmox by copying the same files to the other proxmox server and physically moving the disks to new server.

However recently i started using ZFS for PCIe NVMe drives. So i found that i have to backup storage.cfg to new server if old server having zfs failed.
Which other files relating to ZFS and where are they stored in proxmox so i can backup the pool info etc. and when i copy same file and transfer all the vm containting drives (Part of zfs) to new server, they can work as it is.

So for eg. for transfering network configuration, i backup /etc/network/interfaces to new proxmox server. which files are related to ZFS (created using GUI) that i need for transferring whole zfs pool to new server ??


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