[PVE-User] Off-site backup for VMs and Containers

admin-at-extremeshok-dot-com admin at extremeshok.com
Tue Feb 18 16:23:11 CET 2014


Its easy to do incremental and encrypted backups to a ftp/ssh/scp backup 
space.

Use PVE to make a backup an uncompressed backup,
Create an encrypted gz/lzma backup, delete the uncompressed backup
incremental backup that file to ftp/ssh/scp.

On 2/18/2014 5:17 PM, Bruce B wrote:
> Thanks for the feedback everyone. From the feedback I gather that 
> incremental backup is no possible with VMs and Containers and hence 
> the cost to backup daily would be really high for off-site. Is that 
> correct?
>
> I would have been amazing if there was a backup feature to some major 
> backup providers like Google with encryption.
>
>
> On Tue, Feb 18, 2014 at 7:04 AM, Gerald Brandt <gbr at majentis.com 
> <mailto:gbr at majentis.com>> wrote:
>
>
>     On 2014-02-18, 12:30 AM, Lindsay Mathieson wrote:
>
>         On 18 February 2014 09:36, Bruce B <bruceb444 at gmail.com
>         <mailto:bruceb444 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>             Hi everyone,
>
>             I am looking for a quick and reliable off-site backup
>             service provider and
>             solution that can backup my Proxmox data based on below
>             conditions:
>
>             - Be mindful of bandwidth usage and backup only the
>             changed files / data and
>             not all data every-time
>
>         I believe that the backup format (vzdump) is not friendly to
>         incremental backups
>
>     That might be the fault of gzip. gzip on Ubuntu at least has the
>     --rsyncable option, which helps alot.
>
>     Gerald
>
>
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