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  1. Struggling to Migrate Windows guests from XEN to Proxmox

    :cool: Excellent :) I am migrating right now few servers Win2008R2 and Win2012 from Xenserver 7.1 to VMware. Same issue with the drivers, but always able to solve point 5. with IDE, but If IDE will not help, try SATA :) Thanks BeDazzler, for: I will never give up !
  2. Struggling to Migrate Windows guests from XEN to Proxmox

    Oki. I remember a similar problem, once ... I was not able to migrate Windows 7 VM, same error like you. Now I can't remember what exactly was partition table in original VM, but I remember, that I have suspected, tak there is something wrong / differect with booting of the original VM, so after...
  3. Struggling to Migrate Windows guests from XEN to Proxmox

    Even can try safe mode with no automatic reboot upon crash to see what is exactly crashing ....
  4. Struggling to Migrate Windows guests from XEN to Proxmox

    Paste here vm config in PVE (ie.: 100.conf) Last question: VM You are migrating is BIOS (MBR) or UEFI (GPT) type of installation ? Do not mix them, better post even old Xen vm config ...
  5. Struggling to Migrate Windows guests from XEN to Proxmox

    I forget to mention, that after conversion first boot MUST be done with hardrisk attached to IDE. SO do not use Virtio, or SCSI, LSI, but pure IDE. Delete all xen devices, even hidden. - He is not able to boot, so this can not be done. I have migrated hundred of the Xen / Xenserver VMs , and...
  6. [SOLVED] Can not backup LXC unprivileged ...

    Never mind .. I solved with editing /etc/vzdump.conf: tmpdir: /mnt/pve/cephfs/tmp
  7. [SOLVED] Can not backup LXC unprivileged ...

    root@pve1:~# ls -l /mnt/pve/backup-nfs/ total 56 drwxrwxrwx 258 root root 4096 Jun 17 12:28 backy -rwxrwxrwx 1 root root 5782 Jun 17 13:11 backy.cfg drwxrwxrwx 2 root root 36864 Jun 24 09:08 dump drwxrwxrwx 6 root root 4096 Mar 18 13:46 images drwxrwxrwx 2 root root 4096 Feb 24 15:58...
  8. Struggling to Migrate Windows guests from XEN to Proxmox

    PS: Example successful migration from Xenserver: https://techblog.jeppson.org/2018/01/migrate-xenserver-proxmox/ But of course, after migration, you will get BSOD and you must follow upper post :-)
  9. [SOLVED] Can not backup LXC unprivileged ...

    Hi, I have 3x node PVE Ceph cluster with community edition support. Everything running OK. Backups vm's are ok. But I can not backup LXC. Backuping LXC generates this error: INFO: starting new backup job: vzdump 114 --mode snapshot --compress lzo --remove 0 --node pve1 --storage backup-nfs...
  10. Struggling to Migrate Windows guests from XEN to Proxmox

    Migration from ANY version Xenserver to ANYWHERE (proxmox, vmware) is PURE HELL. You must follow exactly this: https://support.storagecraft.com/articles/en_US/Troubleshooting/XenServer-7-x-HIR-BSOD-system-thread-exception-not-handled?language=en_US Migrate LVM, VHD from xen to proxmox. This...
  11. Proxmox on zfs - direct access to disk partitions ... How it is working ?

    Hi, I am stupid. :-) Yeah after the reboot I can see the partitions, maybe I should reboots my PVE server more often :-) Thanks a lot.
  12. Proxmox on zfs - direct access to disk partitions ... How it is working ?

    Hi all, A have a question, on my proxmox instalation I was able to directly mount guest disk partition on the host server. Let me give you an example: PVE host 5.X migrated to 6.X: root@pve:~# zfs list NAME USED AVAIL REFER MOUNTPOINT rpool...
  13. [SOLVED] PVE 5.2.10 cifs can not see directories starting with exclamation mark

    I found the problem ... In the PVE server I have to post this options to the mount.cifs: vers=1.0 So config must be looks like this: cifs: backup path /mnt/pve/backup server 10.0.0.11 share VMData content backup username anna smbversion 1 To see...
  14. [SOLVED] PVE 5.2.10 cifs can not see directories starting with exclamation mark

    I do not care about GUI. I need under proxmox environment to have a cifs mount and in this cifs mount the directories starting with '!" are missing .... So I can not see the directory on the shell ... You can try yourself. Bring PVE 5.2.10 up, mount ANY windows share by command line...
  15. [SOLVED] PVE 5.2.10 cifs can not see directories starting with exclamation mark

    Hi, If I mount any windows share (Windows 2008-2012) to the PVE 5.2.10 with latest PVE kernel and on the share is ANY directory starting with exclamation mark, so this directory (!TEST for example) is not seen, accessible from the PVE. Simply missing. If I do the mount by command line by a...
  16. PVE backup to NFS needs improvements !

    Ok. Thanks for the quick reply.
  17. PVE backup to NFS needs improvements !

    Ok. I will try soft option. "reliable NFS server" - every NFS server can be failed. But it should not block the PVE to be operational when backup is not longer possible, or if it is out of the control. :-)
  18. PVE backup to NFS needs improvements !

    Hi, I have got big issues with backup task to NFS share. The scenario: You have mounted NFS share for the NFS backup task provided by vzdump. Everything works fine, until the NFS share is lost. .... When the NFS share is starting to be not reachable during the backup, then the running...

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