[PVE-User] Backup

Daniel daniel at linux-nerd.de
Mon Nov 14 10:26:44 CET 2016

> Am 14.11.2016 um 09:53 schrieb Fabian Grünbichler <f.gruenbichler at proxmox.com>:
> 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.

Its not a big deal to use backuppc for example on each Container but it was easier before we used LVM-Thin ;)
So it will blow up our network. Our Mail-Server for example is backuped up hours which is not so easy handled bei vzdump ;) 

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