Fixing chown issues on Proxmox with OVH / SoYouStart NFS backup space

Update: I have merged this fix and it is applied to all Proxmox Installations at OVH.


If you have ever tried using the OVH / SoYouStart backup space, might have had some issues with doing backups. The reason behind this is that Proxmox tries to use the backup storage as temporary directory, but setting acls and xattr for the files will fail as giving files root as user or group is not allowed for security reasons.

The fix is as simple as reading the first line of the log:

To fix this, simply create a directory for the temporary files. E.g.

then fix the /etc/vzdump.conf:

Enjoy backups to your OVH / SoYouStart backup storage.

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