after having succeeded to have an almost TCP-based NFS share mounted (see
yesterday's thread) I'm now struggling with the backup
Definition of NFS share in /etc/pve/storage.cfg is:
server <ip of server>
With this definition, <server>:/backup/proxmox-infra is always mounted on
/mnt/pve/aurel on every one of my PVE servers.
Definition of backup job is:
Day of week: Mon-Sun
Start time: 22:00
Selection mode: Include selected VMs
Send email to: <my email address>
Email notification: always
VMs: <selection of VMs>
Backups failed tonight with "Error: mount error: mount.nfs: /mnt/pve/aurel is
busy or already mounted".
Do NFS shares that should be used for backups need to be "disabled" so that the
backup process just mount the share in preparation
of the backup? If so, there is a problem with the WebUI as I cannot select a
disabled storage location when defining or editing a
When the backup process failed no email was sent to the specified address
though email notification mode is set to "always".
Emails in general do work, at least apticron sends update notifications and
sending mails from CLI also works.
Why was no email sent after the backup process failed?
Does the WebUI use a different method for sending emails? If so where can this
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