[PVE-User] vzdump backup timing out

Michael Rasmussen mir at miras.org
Wed Nov 11 17:55:47 CET 2015


On Wed, 11 Nov 2015 16:40:11 +0100
John Crisp <jcrisp at safeandsoundit.co.uk> wrote:

> 
> Yes it is a configuration option under storage. But what does it
> actually control as it doesn't appear to be clear ?
> 
It controls the number of backups for each VM so if this number is two
this means you can have at most 2 backups of this VM on the backup
storage at any given time.

For manual backups this means a backup job will fail if there is
already 2 backups of this VM at the storage. For the automatic backup
schedule it means the backup scheduler will add a new backup and if
this backup succeeds it will delete the oldest backup ensuring there is
only 2 backups at any given time.

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