[PVE-User] ZFS: Limited usages ?

Fabian Grünbichler f.gruenbichler at proxmox.com
Fri Apr 27 12:28:46 CEST 2018

On Fri, Apr 27, 2018 at 11:54:55AM +0200, Petric Frank wrote:
> Hello,
> running PVE GUI 5.1-51
> I've mounted a ZFS storage (Datacenter -> Storage).
> Is there a reason why the GUI allows to select Disk Image and Container only ?
> No Backup, ...
> In my means ZFS is a file system like for example ext4.

you can create a dataset ("zfs create ...") and then configure it as
directory storage with appropriate content types if you want to backup
to a ZFS dataset.

but please be aware that backing up to a different storage/system than
the backup source is strongly recommended for production use.

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