Get involved

The Proxmox open-source projects have a warm, welcoming community, made up of thousands of people around the world. There are lots of ways for you to get involved. The invaluable contributions of Proxmox community members include, for example, providing help and advice in the community forum, writing documentation, translationing, testing new versions, or developing code. If you want to start contributing but don’t know where to start, here is a list with some common tasks.

Financial Support

To support the open-source Proxmox Backup Server project financially, a subscription is the best way you can do it. A Proxmox subscription provides special benefits to you, while supporting and securing ongoing development of the Proxmox Backup project.
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We have an active forum where you can get help, improve your skills, find announcements, and help others or share your technical knowledge. The forum is a great place to meet other aficionados, developers, users, and make friends.
Help others in the support forum

Mailing Lists

The mailing lists are a fast way to communicate with the Proxmox Backup community via email.

Development (pbs-devel): For development-related questions and for publishing code commits. The development mailing list is the primary communication channel for developers, discussing new features and implementation details. If you want to contribute code, this also is the place to start. You can subscribe here


By contributing code to the Proxmox Backup Server project you will have the chance to make a difference. You will be able to learn a lot on coding, get to implement new features, fix bugs, and have a challenging and fun experience. And you will have the chance to collaborate with people from all over the world.


Take a look at the roadmap for upcoming features.

Source code (Git)

The source code for the Proxmox Backup Server is freely available via the public code repository (git).

If you want to contribute code changes, we encourage you to do so after signing a contributor license agreement (for individual contributors or entity contributors).

See all details in the developer documentation for Proxmox Backup Server

Bug tracker

Proxmox Bugzilla is our bug tracking system. We use it to track incoming bug reports. It is the place to submit and review defects and file issues that you find in Proxmox Backup Server (if you are not sure if it's really a bug, please post a question on the mailing list or forum first). Remember that the Proxmox Bugzilla site is a bug-tracking system - if you need technical assistance or support, please use the support services (such as the Proxmox customer portal).

Bug tracker:
Please always provide detailed information in your submission.

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