multiple nfs shares with cinder-backup

MaSch themasch at
Thu Nov 12 05:51:02 UTC 2020


Is it possible to set a default value for the container?
So that the users don't have to specify them when they create a backup?
Lets say, the default value directs to share a, for manually generated
and all automated created Backups have the --container param set for
share b.


On 2020-11-10 1:55 p.m., Radosław Piliszek wrote:
> 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.
> -yoctozepto

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