[PVE-User] Proxmox Backup Server (beta)

Mark Schouten mark at tuxis.nl
Thu Jul 16 16:36:11 CEST 2020

On Thu, Jul 16, 2020 at 12:17:27PM +0200, Wolfgang Bumiller wrote:
> b) block-based backups
>   - VMs on PVE
>   This stores whole disks, and we include a way to "attach" a disk from
>   a backup to a VM (may even be hotplugged). Just imagine this like
>   using a .raw disk image from any other remote storage such as NFS. If
>   your guest operating system can read it, you can do whatever from
>   inside the guest.

When you say 'we include a way', you mean you are going to include it?
This isn't yet available, right?
>   There's no *direct* support for extracting files from a block device.
>   There *may* at some point be some way to do this, but we cannot make
>   any promises there, and it may well just be some predefined VM template
>   auto-logging into an xfce or gnome session with a file browser open
>   ready to mount any attached disk ;-)

I know UrBackup allows you to do this, even with Windows and networking

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