Article ID: 120176, created on Feb 17, 2014, last review on Jun 17, 2016

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Linux 4.7
  • Virtuozzo containers for Linux 4.6


Backup (or restore) operation fails with 'The request was timed out', though timeouts are configured properly.

[root@server ~]# vzabackup localhost -e 101 
Starting backup operation for node 'server'...
* Operation with the Container CT is started
* Backing up environment CT locally
* Checking parameters
* Creating backup 7a3f372c-8767-954a-b03b-68e91d734d78/20140217075103
* Adjusting backup type (full)
* Backup storage: receiving backup file
* Preparing for backup operation
* Backing up private area
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Backup operation for node 'server' failed: The request was timed out
Backup failed

[root@server ~]# vzarestore 101 -b fbe74d65-a81b-154a-90d7-9a3b32b5b7c6/20140905220503
Operation with the #1204 is finished with errors: The request was timed out.


PVA agent on the server(or on backup server) was restarted.


Do not restart PVA agent while backup (restore) is running - task will be canceled. For more info please check the following article:

What impact is produced by restart of pva agent?

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