clone

  1. migration of a virtual machine to another storage

    Hi, I'm trying to move VM from one node to another. I cannot use 'clone' because storage choosing option is unavailable. So I created backup and moved it to destination node. Now I'm getting error: no such volume group '<disk_name>' error. Okay, this storage doesn't exist on this node, how can...
  2. IP Address duplicates/conflicts when cloning from a template

    Hi all, One of the first things I did after setting up my PVE was creating a basic installation of Ubuntu Server, get it set up with all the basic bits, and then convert it to a template. I have cloned (full clone) this template a number of times and I did notice that each time I cloned it...
  3. florian-n

    [SOLVED] Cloud-init isn't applied after linked clone of template via API

    Hi, currently we're trying to create template based clones using Ansible's community.general.proxmox_kvm. To make the clones configurable we stick with cloud-init. We are building the template using a hand rolled Packer configuration which deploys fine (locally as well as in our production...
  4. Snapshots, templates, clones, backups: how do they all compare?

    PVE newbie here. 1. How does the following wiki page apply to LXC Containers? https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/VM_Templates_and_Clones 2. There's no mention of "snapshots" in the above wiki page, even though PVE 6.2-11 seems to feature snapshot feature prominently over "template." Is this above...
  5. Clone VMs in Proxmox Cluster from templates

    Hello, I have a cluster of 9 nodes in Proxmox. And I want to clone VMs on one of the nodes with a template from another node, but I get an error which says that the Proxmox Node is not allowed for this action. I also attached a screenshot with the error. Does someone have any clue about this...
  6. Full clone feature is not supported for drive 'efidisk0' (500)?

    Hi There, When I try to clone an existing VM from the (not-current/not-latest) snapshot, I get the following error (with the error seemingly randomly either related to scsi0 or efidisk0)? Is this expected or a bug? The configuration of the source VM being cloned is as follows...
  7. Clone vms on multiple nodes

    Hi have 10 plus nodes in a cluster And i have 4 vms that i want to clone to each node is there a way to do it faster then do it one by one.? Kind regards Ole
  8. Extend LVM and LVM-Thin

    Hi folks, how do I resize my LVM and LVM-Thin? I changed my main drive from a 60GB ssd to a 500GB ssd (cloned the drive with clonezilla). Then, I resized the root partition with gparted, and it seems all good so far. However, I do not see the extra space in LVM and LVM-Thin. While the new ssd...
  9. Cloning PVE 6.1-2 From One Disk to Another

    New to Linux so forgive my ignorance about anything. Hoping to switch off of HyperV. I setup a single 120GB SSD non-UEFI computer with the storage defaults (Not ZFS). I customized a great many things and then used a HDD duplicator to clone to a 250GB destination disk. To my surprise the cloned...
  10. [SOLVED] Problem in creating template and cloning with an LVM VG

    Hi. I followed the instructions from this page to create a vm: wget https://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/bionic/current/bionic-server-cloudimg-amd64.img qm create 9000 --memory 2048 --net0 virtio,bridge=vmbr0 qm importdisk 9000 bionic-server-cloudimg-amd64.img vms qm set 9000 --scsihw...
  11. [SOLVED] Feature: Add the unique parameter to the cloning window

    When restoring a CT from a backup, we have the possibility to select the Unique option which generate unique properties like MAC address. It would be useful to have this option when cloning a CT from a snapshot.
  12. Can't create VM on Proxmox 6.1!

    Hello, I can't create VM from a template neither in the cluster with subscription, nor in cluster without it... I get the same error: # qm clone 105 135 Use of uninitialized value $nodename in hash element at /usr/share/perl5/PVE/Cluster.pm line 724. Use of uninitialized value $nodename in...
  13. Clone drive from a VM to another

    hello everybody! looking for help as i was not able to find an answer by myself as i'm pretty sure this had to be aske once :-/ I have a VM (ID 100) running some container on stored on a RAW drive (disk1) I've setup a new VM (ID101)with the major update released and wanted to try docker on...
  14. Unable to clone mountpoint during container clone

    i know this is an old question? but i could not find a workaround other then removing binds, then cloning, and then adding them back anyone know a better solution ?
  15. Replace/Clone cluster node SATA SSD to NVMe?

    Hi, I’m thinking of replacing the single SATA SSD (500GB Samsung 860 Evo) disk in one of my PVE6 cluster nodes with a 500GB Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe disk... Should this simply be a case of using clonezilla to clone the SATA SSD to the NVMe and then booting PVE6 from the NVMe or would there...
  16. Debian 9 template

    Hi guys, I just want to clone a KVM Debian 9 virtual machine, it's just a stock image. I'm trying with cloud-init, I need for each cloned machine different hostname and IP address (manually setted), obviously different MAC address. I also need to execute a command and after that reboot the VM...
  17. API interface and pool

    HI, I use API interface to manage VMs. I have a process that clone the collected VM ID into a new POOL. Some cloned VM will not be in the POOL. I use workaround. After the clone processes I check which VM located in the POOL. I add the missing VMs. But the Pool members responses sometimes not...
  18. Gaia

    [SOLVED] Linked Clones For Long Term Usage

    is this also true for clones on LVM-thin? (source)
  19. Clone one VM and install it on many diff nodes

    Hi ! I´m totally new to Proxmox . My goal , after succesfully created one VM, is to use it to quick deploy it to many different nodes each one of them in a separate PVE. Should I take a backup of my VM , upload to each PVE and create a new VM one from the original ? or thereis a better way to...
  20. Slow VM clone on ZFS

    For some reason, cloning a VM (on the same storage) takes really long all of a sudden. It used to take ~30 seconds or so to clone a ~16GB VM. Now, it suddenly takes >10 minutes. AFAIK nothing about the host was changed. Also, the cloning itself is still really fast (at least according to the job...

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