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Proxmox Backup Server is a quick, secure backup solution

Proxmox Backup Server is an enterprise-class, client-server backup package which provides strong encryption without compromising on speed or flexibility. The Backup Server is based on a minimal Debian GNU/Linux distribution with built-in ZFS support. Thus, it can be installed on bare-metal, using the downloadable ISO image.

The backup server comes stocked with all the essential management tools you need, as well as an easy-to-use, web-based interface. This allows for simple, out-of-the-box management of your server, either through the command line or a standard web browser.

Proxmox Backup Server is licensed under the GNU AGPLv3, and is free to download and use. It is recommended that the server runs on dedicated hardware rather than being run as a virtualized instance.

Ready to go? Take a look at the system requirements, then follow the steps below or read the full installation guide on the Proxmox Backup project page.

Download and Installation



Download ISO image

The ISO image file is an image of a disk. Download the Proxmox Backup Server ISO, then copy it to a USB flash drive or CD/DVD in order to use it.

Download ISO image


Boot from USB

Press 'Enter' to start the automatic installation wizard on your dedicated hardware.

If you need help with the installation read the documentation or get a technical support subscription.

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Configure via GUI

You can do everything via your web browser. You don't need to install a separate management tool.

Find all details in the documentation:

How to configure

Note: Proxmox Backup Server is a bare-metal installer, please be aware that the complete server is used and all existing data will be removed.

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Learn how to install and configure Proxmox Backup Server.

Read the Proxmox Documentation

Technical Support

Get access to the Proxmox experts and submit your technical support request via the customer portal.

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Video Tutorials

You can find video tutorials on Proxmox Backup Server on our website.

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Community Forum

The forum is a great place to find an answer to your question.

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