[PVE-User] Proxmox Backup Server (beta)

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Fri Jul 10 18:32:18 CEST 2020

> I was planning on doing something like described below, and I'm wondering if PBS can do this.
> We have one Hypervisor (we are very small)
> I have two ZFS storage pools.
>   dpool- for running VM's
>   bpool- for backing up our VM's
>   both are SAS attached HDD's.
> Right now I use pve-zsync to backup the VM's to bpool on a 15 minute, daily, weekly, and monthly basis.
> I WANT to send the weekly snapshots to an offsite pool. I was going to use zfs send to do this.
> Can PBS backup to our local zfs pool, 

that works

> and then sync to the remote server. 

if the remote site is a proxmox backup server

> If so, does it use zfs send?


> Finally, can I somehow move the snapshots that pve-zsync is currently creating to PBS? Versus destroying them and starting over again?

We currently do not have any tools for pve-zsync/proxmox-backup-server interaction. So far, I though those
are complete different concepts...

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