Proxmox has announced its first stable release of Proxmox Backup Server, which carries the version number 1.0. Proxmox Backup Server is an enterprise backup solution, for backing up and restoring virtual machines, containers, and physical hosts.
Main features of Proxmox Backup Server
Proxmox Backup Server comes with key features like incremental backups, deduplication, Zstandard compression, and authenticated encryption (AE). Furthermore, the available range of access control options enables users to offer a lot of flexibility while retaining tight control of the system.
- Based on Debian Buster 10.6, with Linux kernel version 5.4 (LTS)
- ZFS 0.8.4
- Proxmox VE is fully supported – easily backup VMs (supporting QEMU dirty bitmaps) and containers
- Deduplication – avoids redundancy and minimizes the storage space used
- Incremental backups – Reading and sending only the changes reduces the storage and network impact
- Ultra-fast Zstandard compression – compress several gigabytes per second
- Data integrity with SHA-256 checksum algorithm – for accuracy and consistency of your backups.
- Remote synchronization across multiple remote locations
- Encryption on client-side with AES-256 in Galois/Counter mode – very high performance on modern hardware.
- Easy management with web-based user interface & CLI
- Maintenance task scheduling – Advanced scheduling of maintenance tasks, with fine-grained control
- Support Subscriptions from your Proxmox team
- Open-source license: GNU AGPL, v3
Proxmox Backup Server is easy to manage, offering both command line and web-based user interfaces, and is licensed under the GNU Affero General Public License v3 (GNU AGPL, v3).