[PVE-User] Offsite Backups with PBS using External swapable Drives?

Lindsay Mathieson lindsay.mathieson at gmail.com
Thu Apr 1 03:29:33 CEST 2021


On 31/03/2021 3:20 pm, Arjen via pve-user wrote:
> If you run PBS somewhere, you can use a folder on the NAS as a Datastore. You could duplicate that folder to the external drive, as a backup copy of that Datastore and keep it off-site.


I'll look into that, though I'd be concerned regards file locking and 
sync to disk issues. Worth testing out though.


> You would need a PBS to read from the external drive in case of a on-site disaster. Something like that might be simlar to what you do now, except that you need to run a PBS somewhere on-site (possibly in a VM or CT).

Actually running it in a VM now for testing!

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Lindsay




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