multiple nfs shares with cinder-backup

Radosław Piliszek radoslaw.piliszek at
Tue Nov 10 12:55:12 UTC 2020

On Wed, Nov 4, 2020 at 11:45 AM MaSch <themasch at> wrote:
> Hello all!
> I'm currently using openstack queens with cinder 12.0.10.
> I would like to a backend I'm using a NFS-share.
> Now i would like to spit my backups up to two nfs-shares.
> I have seen that the cinder.volume.driver can handle multiple nfs shares.
> But it seems that cinder.backup.driver can not.
> Is there a way to use two nfs shares for backups?
> Or is it maybe possible with a later release of Cinder?
> regards,
> MaSch

You can use directories where you mount different NFS shares.
Cinder Backup allows you to specify the directory to use for backup so
this way you can segregate the backups.
Just specify --container in your commands.


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