[PVE-User] Backup

Fabian Grünbichler f.gruenbichler at proxmox.com
Mon Nov 14 09:53:59 CET 2016

On Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 09:43:40AM +0100, Daniel wrote:
> > 
> > but I would advise you to use vzdump to backup containers - you get a
> > (compressed) tar archive, the config is backed up as well and you get
> > consistency "for free" (or almost free ;)). normally, you want to
> > restore individual containers anyway.
> The problem is that there is no way to restore just simple files and its not incremental.
> So vzdump make no sense for me :(

extracting individual files is not a problem for container backups -
they're just compressed tar archives after all. incremental backups are
not supported though, that is correct.

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