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Proxmox High Availability by Simon M.C. Cheng

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Setting up a scheduled backup for the VMs

In the previous section, we learned the procedures to restore a VM with backup files under both the command-line and the graphic interfaces. Proxmox provides you with the ability to perform a regular backup based on the schedule you have configured. Let's take a further look at how to perform such a task using the following steps:

  1. Log in to the web management console with the root account details.
  2. Click on Datacenter and then choose Backup from the right-hand side panel, as shown in the following screenshot:
    Setting up a scheduled backup for the VMs
  3. Click on the Add button; a window named Create: Backup Job is displayed, as shown in the following screenshot: ...

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