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    Newb setting up a PVE host for SMB + Jellyfin

    Hi folks, I'm really new to proxmox and self-hosting but I want to go further along this path because of the freedom and excitement it gives to be able to do whatever you want to. I've landed on a mini-pc(NUC-like) with 1 M.2 NVME SSD (4TB) and 1 2.5" SATA SSD (4TB with 32GB RAM, it has a...
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    Usage of QCow2 disk in Proxmox

    Hello all, It's probably a dumb question but I'd like some clarifications on QCow2 file and Proxmox. I came from a a basic CentOS + KVM environment and converted it to Proxmox and I don't understand certain aspect. - Why do I have to run "qm importdisk" on qcow2 file before being able to use...
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    [Beginner Question] Best setup according to hardware and use cases

    Hi, I'm planning on creating a home server over the holidays to migrate away from a basic Synology NAS setup. I've gathered some old hardware from my personal PC and am a bit unsure how I should properly set up proxmox (and a NAS solution such as TrueNas) for my needs. It's very much a hobby...
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    How do I install a certificate on proxmox

    how do I install a certificate on proxmox in the internal network so that instead of I have I looked for information on the Internet, but did not find a simple instruction. I have basic administration skills, so I need help.
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    Cannot boot

    I tried to boot after a power outage and it wouldn't boot at first it said "/dev/nvme0n1p2 clean **files ** blocks" but when I did Rescue Boot from the install USB it said "15 logical volume(s) in volume group " pve" now active"" and it stopped. Please give me some advice.
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    installation error (beginner)

    I am attempting to use this on my older PC SPECs: current OS Ubuntu MoBo: B450 TOMAHAWK MAX latest firmware CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 2600 GPU: Radeon RX 6500 XT EAGLE 4G RAM: 2) 8 GB CL 16-20-20-38 @3200MHz I see the following after: clicking install PROXMOX VE: "Welcome to the Proxmox VE 7.3...
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    Update Problems

    Hello all, I am fairly new to this Debian and Lenux thing. I am a first-semester IT-Student from Germany and am looking for some help here. I installed a Proxmox VE on an old PC of mine in 2020 and booted it up aigain today. The goal beeing to firsty learn about Lenux and Debian and, secondly...
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    Beginner Networking Question: How to best Implement Tailscale?

    Hello all, I am looking at using tailscale for my home server, specifications below: Xeon X3450 16GB Ram (First thing to upgrade when I have money to spare) Obviously running proxmox. I am considering using tailscale to set up out of network access for some of my applications, including: -...
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    Advice on moving from ESXi where to install

    Hi, I appreciate any help as I am trying to move from ESXi to Proxmox but i am confused on the install. [Background] I am learning in a home lab and picked up an old Dell server (R520). I am new to ESXi/Proxmox/servers etc I have 6x 4tb Drives in the server. ESXi is running on a USB thumb...
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    So, I have went through the installation process several times and watched several videos on how to set this up and no matter which video or guide I follow, I run into the same problem. After installation and I reboot it takes me to this screen: I can't even get logged in to set anything up...
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    Is there a ternary conditional operator in Python?

    Is a ternary conditional operator available in Python? Update: I've got my answer from Scaler
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    Weird performance issues of two disks in Mirror mode - beginner question

    Machine is a reused gaming PC R5 1600 16GB 2133 RAM Gigabyte AB350 Gaming 3 Proxmox installed on a 120GB SATA SSD Disks in questions are two WD Red Plus 4TB (yes CMR variants, wd40efzx) running in Mirror mode. Drives are assigned to a Ubuntu server VM whose...
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    Networking problems

    I just installed Proxmox 7.1 on a new super micro x10sdv motherboard. When I attempt to login into the Web GUI I can’t access the page. My connected devices tab in my Comcast Modem is showing the Correct IP & Mac Address for the LAN port in use and the lights for the port are on. Any help or a...
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    Remote server with Proxmox 6.4-13, 5 public IP-addresses

    I have finally gotten Proxmox installed on Debian 10 (Buster). I have 2 ISO's on the server, and I have 5 public IP addresses assigned from my dedicated server host, I have 64GB RAM with an Intel i-7 CPU server with a 4TB RAID 1 hard drive array. The first thing I did when...
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    Protect the KIDS! Simple vm to vm config

    Hey, I just want a internal (virtuell) connection between tow VMs. is it Possible to creat that without OVS (Open Virtuell switch) ? Have a nice day.
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    Please can someone review my Proxmox plans/storage layout.

    I've been reading a lot of posts about storage layout options. My general takeaway is that: 1. The answer always comes down to requirements. 2. There's a vast difference in requirements In my case, requirements are strictly home-nerd/software developer/very occasional gamer - so huge clusters...
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    Removed proxmox-ve and now gui is missing

    Firstly, please be kind to me, I am new to ProxMox and I am trying to learn. So I ran apt install ifupdown2 When I did, I noticed that it didn't install completely or at least I think it didn't. I have completely lost access to the GUI. I am on version 6.3-4 While reading the command I...
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    Split SSD

    Hi i’m new add proxmox. I have a nuci5 with a 500 gb ssd disk and will install proxmox on the ssd disk. But how can i set that i use 100 gb of that disk for the proxmox and the rest for vm storage?
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    I am beginner user and I need recommendation for HD installation

    Primary > 1 SSD Disk 1Tb (I want to use OS , Proxmox and VM , 1 or 2 snapshot) Secondary > 1 HD 2Tb (I want to use for Backup , ISO and snapshot) 1 VM : 700Gb Free Space for future VM expanding : 200Gb In the installation I want to use the max possible space for VM Advanced LVM...
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    Beginner Proxmox setup

    Hi there. I recently ordered the parts for my first homelab server and wanted to build it specifically as a virtualization server running on Proxmox. I only ordered a 1TB NVME and I am not sure what else I need. My plan is to run several VMs for different services (primarily for learning) and...


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