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  1. Configure Dual SFP+ PCI Card with Proxmox - Intel X520-DA2

    Hi all, I've actually had this card installed since the offset but not had it connected or the setup. I would like to get it set up now and I have connected both fibre links to my switch. In PVE I have a total of 4 physical interfaces showing which would be correct given that the motherboard...
  2. PCIe Passthrough ID Changes - Breaks Passthrough to VM

    Hi all, I am using PCIe passthrough to pass a SAS HBA through to a VM. I did this using the web interface in the hardware section for the VM. Everything was working fine until the other day when I had to power down the server. After it booted back up, the VM in question would no longer start...
  3. Zpool Errors - Help Please

    Hi all, Not off to a great start. I've had my PVE up for a couple of weeks now from a fresh install and setup. I am already showing zpool errors.:( I have a striped mirror zpool using 4x Samsung M.2 NVMe drives. All were purchased brand new a matter of weeks ago. I configured them into a...
  4. ISO Storage on ZFS??? Possible?

    Hi all, I have a new Proxmox installation that I have setup. I have 2x 128GB Supermicro SATA DOM's that I used for the installation. My plan was to partition them each with a 60GB and 50GB partition. Install Proxmox on two 60GB partitions as a mirror for redundancy. Then with the two 50GB...
  5. Root User

    Hi all, I am new to the forum and Proxmox and looking for some advice. In general, what are people doing with the root user on the system? Generally, I would always create a new sudo user and then disable root login but I have read on a couple of Reddit forums that this can cause problems...
  6. Advice needed : Very large machine

    Hello, I'm seeking advice on my personnal cloud machine. It's a VMS hosting 10 Docker containers, problem is: it's around 300GB of data ! My Proxmox has only 1TB of local storage space and I think I have 200GB left on my Proxmox Backup Server. Can someone help me figure out how I can...
  7. Suggest a DNS Server and which better at server side (virtual) or networking side (device)

    Hello, For experts... I was wondering which best choose for DNS Server to install and where (virtual server or at network device) and does proxmox had such service? Best Regards
  8. Advice in filesystem and RAIDz1

    Hi all! After couple of years using QNAP Virtualization solutions I'm jumping on self assembled server with Proxmox. My server hardware is: - Ryzen 2700 - 32GB RAM (soon expanded to 64) - Intel 1000/PRO 4 port Server Adapter - 3x1TB HDD Toshiba - 2x250GB SSD Patriot Burst I want to make SSD on...
  9. Input on final storage for a new proxmox user

    Hello! I finally decided to undertake a complete overhaul of my hodgepodge home network centered around an aging readynas and its backups. The separate pfsense box build is up and running and I am ready to finalize the star of the new show, the proxmox hypervisor, with the exception of the...
  10. Proxmox configuration question for 2 NVME Machines

    Hello! I would like to ask for some advice here what type of installation and configuration setup do you guys recommend for this 2 systems: 1. System 2xE5-2670V2 64GB RAM 1x1TB NVME SSD and 1x128GB SATA SSD for Proxmox 2. System 2xE5-2696V2 128GB RAM 2x1TB NVME SSD and 1x128GB SATA SSD for...
  11. Advice requested on storage setup.

    Hi All Environment - Homelab - not production. Single host, Supermicro X10SDV-8C+ (8C, 16T), 64GB. 1x NVMe SSD - 256GB 1x Samsung SSD - 1TB 4x WD Red - 2TB (total 8TB raw) (I also have a Synology NAS which I use for backup / archive and all media) I use a variety of containers / KVM guests...
  12. Configuration Advice for Proxmox Newbie

    Hi Proxmox pros...I was hoping some SMEs could give me a hand on some advice on my new Proxmox implementation. I was a former Freenas user, but I felt like it was limiting in key areas that are important to me (i.e. VM hosting and native Plex support). Hardware Dell Precision T7500 CPU: Dual...
  13. New configuration help

    Hello, total noob here and still i'm doing some research before going out to buy a new pc that is going to be using proxmox for: A VM Windows 7 or 8 + SQL server with a 50GB database and 2 simultaneous users max. & A Ubuntu VM for OpenVPN and Samba. or 2 Containers for TurnKey OpenVPN and...

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