Recent content by kumarullal

  1. Need Help urgently on a P2V case!!!!!!! Pleeese help!!!

    I had no choice but to copy the data on a USB, because it is an old proliaent server with multiple disks in a RAID array. There was no way to remove the disks form the server. As far as copying to the server 2019 is concerned, instead of copying to proxmox server would it be better to copy it...
  2. Need Help urgently on a P2V case!!!!!!! Pleeese help!!!

    Thanks @bbgreek17 for your response. No, I have not added the server to the network. I shutdown all devices like desktops, NAS etc. Only printers and proxmox servers without any runing VMs. Then only the infected sever 2008R2. Attached a USB drive to it. and using xcopy, copying all those...
  3. Need Help urgently on a P2V case!!!!!!! Pleeese help!!!

    Hi HR40, Can you suggest if there is something that can be used as protection against Ransomware in future? Also if there is a way to decrypt already encrypted file. Regards
  4. Need Help urgently on a P2V case!!!!!!! Pleeese help!!!

    I have a question. When you activate discard on any qcow2 virtio drive with data already on it, what happens? Does it automatically shrink the size of the disk discarding the unused space? Do my vzdump backups reduce in size as well? When the the effect take place? AS soon as you turn on the...
  5. Need Help urgently on a P2V case!!!!!!! Pleeese help!!!

    Thank you Spirit, Dunuin Spirit, I followed your instructions and could successfully convert the disk to Virtio. I have kept the Networking to E100. would virtio network have significant improvements?
  6. Need Help urgently on a P2V case!!!!!!! Pleeese help!!!

    Hi Dunuin, Here I am not install windows, but rather, creating a vm with the same size of the drives that I have already converted to qcow2 from thhe physical server. Once I create the VM, then I replace the drive created while creating the VM with my converted qcow2 drives. Any ideas?
  7. Need Help urgently on a P2V case!!!!!!! Pleeese help!!!

    Thanks for your prompt reply, Dunuin. How can I install virtio for drives and NIC and the service before I start the VM? How will by server recognize the drives? can you please explain pleae. Thanks
  8. Need Help urgently on a P2V case!!!!!!! Pleeese help!!!

    Our physical server running windows server 2008R2 was hit by Ransomware. While it only had few files encrypted were deleted and while the server was running I converted the disks to VHDX format using disk2vhd application. There were 2 drives C: and E: where the data resided. Later on I converted...
  9. How to create hourly backup for a proxmox vm on PBS?

    I wanted to clarify one thing. When we use the GUI in pve, there is a file vzdump created in /etc/cron.d with a symlink, pointing to /etc/pve/vzdump.cron So Are you saying that I create another backup job in PVE using the GUI and select the same storage and VM tobackup everyday, and then uncheck...
  10. How to create hourly backup for a proxmox vm on PBS?

    Hi, First of all congratulations on coming out with a fantastic solution. I installed PBS on a physical server and setup a backup storage and added it to my Proxmox ve node. From the GUI it gives you the same options are vzdump backup. You can only select days and time for a automatic backup to...
  11. proxmox 6.x my /etc/pve is empty.

    Someone please help me out here. Really need this to sort out. Highly appreciate any help. Thanks in advance.
  12. proxmox 6.x my /etc/pve is empty.

    By the way, as a precaution I have copied I have copied /var/lib/pve-cluster/config.db on a network shared folder, if that would help.
  13. proxmox 6.x my /etc/pve is empty.

    I dont know what are the repercussions of this command. When you say Default values, would it mean the vm conf file will also disappear of my current vm? What would happen to my Storage and the storage.cfg file? At any cost I want anything happen to my VM. It is the most important VM, that is...

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