Service Daemons


This daemon exposes the whole Proxmox Backup Server API on TCP port 8007 using HTTPS. It runs as user backup and has very limited permissions. Operation requiring more permissions are forwarded to the local proxmox-backup service.


This daemon exposes the Proxmox Backup Server management API on It runs as root and has permission to do all privileged operations.

NOTE: The daemon listens to a local address only, so you cannot access it from outside. The proxmox-backup-proxy daemon exposes the API to the outside world.