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    How to stop creating a user on Cloud-init template?

    Virtualization: KVM Is there any way to stop creating a new default user on newly created VM using Cloud-init template? Right now on my centos cloud-init template created by me has this config # nano /etc/cloud/cloud.cfg system_info: default_user: name: centos lock_passwd: false...
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    [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...
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    [TUTORIAL] windows cloud init working

    Hi guys, I have gotten cloud init to work with windows with some modification to proxmox and a windows template. since all of the other threads regarding this don't work anymore, at least i couldn't get them to, i thought i would share what i did. the part is making proxmox save windows...
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    Setting DNS for Debian cloud-init

    Hi. I have a problem setting dns for my cloud init debian 10 image. This is the command I use: qm set VMID --nameserver="" But I can't access the VM via ssh. When I add nameservers manually to resolve.conf, it starts working. I have this issue only for debian. It works fine for...
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    Clout-Init Drive Prevents Restore

    I am unable to restore VMs that have cloud-init drives in 6.3-2. These are being backed up to a CIFS share, and restored to an NFS share. Log entry when I try this: restore vma archive: zstd -q -d -c /mnt/pve/backups/dump/vzdump-qemu-1002-2020_12_04-08_20_28.vma.zst | vma extract -v -r...
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    Proxmox ignores custom cloud-init from --cicustom paramter (tested with Ubuntu/CentOS)

    Hi, I'm getting crazy to create a vm provisioned with cloud-init. Here is what i do: # create template wget qm create 9000 --name centos-ci --memory 2048 --net0 virtio,bridge=vmbr0 qm...
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    CentOS 7 Cloud-init Inserting Unexpected DNS Server

    Below is the cloud-init network configuration for the VM: But when the VM boots, there is an additional DNS server being inserted by cloud-init: The DNS server `` is being added but is not apart of the configuration and is not functional: Here are the steps I used to create...
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    How do I properly prepare a Cloud-Init image for CentOS 7?

    Hello everyone, I'm struggling to properly prepare a CentOS 7 Cloud-Init image, there doesn't seem to be an already prepared image like on Ubuntu and many tutorial are extremely different from each other and I just can't find a way to do this... I've searched for so many tutorials, yet none of...
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    cloud-init reset root password in proxmox is not working

    Hello, Proxmox Version 6.2-4 Template VM OS : Centos 8 Cloud-init Version : 18.5 I am try to reset root password while on boot, it's not working in cloud-init. This is my cloud-init config file, [root@c8templatserverip ~]# cat /etc/cloud/cloud.cfg users: - default disable_root: 1 ssh_pwauth...
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    Docker with Cloud-Init Problems

    Hello, a few days ago we had the problem with several VMs(qemu) that after some time they don't connect to the internet anymore. After some searching, we found out that Docker changes the network configuration(initially set by cloud-init) by itself (the server doesn't have an IPv4 address...
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    Creating a windows cloud-init VM

    Hello, I'm trying to create a windows VM with cloud-init. I've downloaded the windows 2012 r2 image from cloudbase, but I have not been able to run int successfully. The problem is when I start the VM, it starts booting from disk, windows logo appears, but it suddenly restarts, and again same...
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    cloud-init and UseDomains=yes

    1. Setup I use the PROXMOX 6 (proxmox-ve: 6.1-2) I set up a DNS server with dnsmasq dnsmasq is configured to send search-domains The VM is running Arch Linux Within the VM systemd-networkd and systemd-resolved are used I use "cloud-init" 19.3 with netplan 0.98-1 2. Problem There are no...
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    cloud-init making no changes on new vms

    Hi all, I've setup Proxmox 6.1-7 and build a Centos 7 and Ubuntu server 18.04 vm. I installed cloud-init on both the vms, cleared out the vm config as recommended in this video: I then closed...
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    cloud-init and Buster generic image network problem

    Did anyone try Buster cloud images (specifically the generic image) with Proxmox and cloud-init yet? I tried with both nocloud and configdrive but can't get the network settings to apply. The cloud-init template seems to assume net0 is eth0, but it is changed to ens18. But even if I replace eth0...
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    Ubuntu cloud image issue

    Hello, I followed the instructions from this article Cloud-Init Support wget qm create 9000 --memory 2048 --net0 virtio,bridge=vmbr0 qm importdisk 9000 bionic-server-cloudimg-amd64.img local-lvm qm set 9000 --scsihw...
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    Create VM templates

    Hello, We having issues to create VM templates for PROXMOX VE. PROXMOX VE is installed and we added Moudules garden proxmox cloud module (modulesgarden dot com >>products>>whmcs>>proxmox-cloud) for linux distributions it requires cloud-init. for windows server OS is requires cloudbase-init...
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    BUG: No routing in VM with cloud init (ubuntu 18.x - 19.4)

    It´s possible a bug in the network setting from proxmox to VMs with cloud-init and ubuntu. I have see many forum entries about the same problemas! The big problem is a wrong routing and only with a manual work arround the VMs will runs! That can been, that a routing with a gateway neer the same...
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    Cloud-Init: can't login to newly created Debian 10 VM

    QEMU config: PVE version: I've used OpenStack image from Debian repo, but for some reason I can't login at all - SSH is disabled, not installed or network is not working for some reason, and it doesn't accept my local credentials. What the hell? Cloud-Init used by Buster is newer that...
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    Has cloud-init been changed between 5.3 and 6.0?

    Hello, I maintain a project that bootstraps a Kubernetes cluster on Proxmox using Ansible. My code has always worked reliably when tested on 5.3, however I recently upgraded my server to 6.0-4 and now cloud-init is behaving strangely. It successfully sets the IP Address, Subnet, and Gateway to...
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    Set additional options to cloud-init generated interface configuration files.

    Hi. On a Centos 7 based cloud-init image I am setting IP address and Gateway of the interface using GUI and it generates network interface configuration file like this: # /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 # Created by cloud-init on instance boot automatically, do not edit. #...


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