disk configuration

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    Trying to mount already used drives to a fresh proxmox installation

    Hey there! So I recently had to reinstall proxmox because I messed some things up. Now I'm left with my 3 data disks listed under proxmox(node) > Disks, but I don't see any option to mount them and use the existing vm drives located on them. Running lvs which I saw on another post here doesn't...
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    Performance Probleme

    Hallo liebe Community, ich habe derzeit das Probleme, dass ich teils bis zu 5 Sekunden Verzögerung auf den VMs habe und finde keinen Fehler. Erst dachten wir, dass es am Netzwerk liegt. Dort allerdings haben wir im Schnitt weniger als 20MB/s an Traffic und die Proxmox Server sind einen 10G...
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    How To Monitor PassthroughDisk In VM

    Hi, I am new to promox VE. Sorry for my foo question. I have a LSi 2308 SAS Controller to manage some disks. (Most people don't use this. But second hand SAS disk are cheaper.) And using qm set 101 -scsi1 /dev/disk/by-id/XXXX to pass-through a disk. I want to monitor disk status in 101, but...
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    [SOLVED] Samba share suddently stopped working

    I have a samba share from a truenas server in a vm inside proxmox to store all my backups, ISOs, etc. But a couple of days ago the status changed to unknown. I have tried to set it up again through the gui with no luck. I have seen multiple people reporting similar issues with no luck. If anyone...
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    Is it possible to combine 2 virtual disks and add them to a VM?

    I have 1 R530 server with a 17TB virtual disk, plus a Dell md3200i with a single 35TB disk. Both disks are in proxmox and I can add them to the VM, however I'm trying to combine them as one big disk. I was looking into mergerfs to do this (VM is running Ubuntu), however I thought it might make...
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    Virtual Disk with Real disks in RAIDZ1 for Truenas

    I have one primary disk for running VMs (3.8TB Samsung pm9a3 u.2) and two 1tb nvme SSDs (Samsung 980 pro). I want to create a Truenas core/scale VM using 1TB virtual disk from primary disk and 2x 1TB nvme in Raidz1 to get 2TB usable space from my NVME drives. My usecase is just to use them as a...
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    Check the disk usage of a virtual machine

    I am very happy to discuss issues with you here. But I have a problem now. After I created a Linux virtual machine in proxmox, I allocated 40G of space to it, and then I wanted to check its real-time disk usage. Rate, for example, he uses 10G in the system. I want to get this approximate value...
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    Power outage kicked my external power connected HDD out.

    Hey guys, I messed up my install. I should've debugged better before taking some knee-jerk actions. So last night, we had a storm which caused an area outage and I didn't feel too good about it. Next day when I tried accessing Plex running on one of my server, I noticed that none of the media...
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    [SOLVED] Use sda drive as storage

    Hello, is it possible to use the hard disk on which the operating system is installed also as datastorage? I have 2x 2TB hard drives. One is already used as storage.
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    Adding rust mounts within a VM

    I'm running a VM where the boot drive is on ssd's. I'd like to have one of the directories on the OS be backed by my spinning rust pool. On lxc containers I can select a storage option and a path to mount it at within the container, how would I do something similar for a VM? I may have...
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    Proxmox GUI and System Journal Errors after VM Disk Configuration Changes

    Hello Proxmox Community, I am in need of some assistance with a serious issue that arose after modifying disk configurations for a VM instance in Proxmox. Following these changes, I've lost access to both the Proxmox GUI and the TrueNAS VM. The TrueNAS VM was completely inaccessible (no TrueNAS...
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    How busy is the root disk of a Proxmox system, and which partitions are written to the most?

    Assuming a setup where there is a separate boot disk or disks, and then ZFS storage pools for the actual VMs to live on, how much traffic, on a general basis, and especially write traffic, should be going to the root disk of a Proxmox server? We have two large, multi-core hypervisors with over...
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    Proxmox Hosting TrueNAS VM - Storage Questions

    At the beginning of the year I converted my server from running directly on TrueNAS to Proxmox with a TrueNAS vm. At that time I was able to get all the physical disks passed through to the VM and reconfigure the RAID within the TrueNAS VM, this information will become relevant in what follows...
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    Hello Community, I just installed proxmox on a new server but infortunattly i can't see my SSD disk in the GUI, The result of lsblk : and in the GUI i don't see Storage2-apps and Storage3-bkp I have published this problem before but i don't find a solution yet Thanks you for support
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    How to add existing VM disk (raw) to an existing vm?

    How to add existing VM disk (raw) to an existing vm? PROXMOX 8 got a vm as 119 also old raw disks residing in usb are vm-119.raw so i want to have them recognized in openmediavault vm119 like before but i dont know how to re attach them in omv.
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    Advices and comments on planned proxmox/ZFS config

    Hi all, I am on the process of setting a small proxmox virtualisation server (around 10 linux vms). I am new to this kind of setup I was working on vmware before. I read throught the doc and forum which answered most of my questions there is however few shadowy points. Disk setups Looking at...
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    Locating Data Prior to Removing VMs and Containers

    I've been handed a Proxmox server with some configuration already on it shared to a NAS. Prior to removing the current vm's and containers I would like to confirm: 1.) where all the data is located and view if possible in it's current state. 2.) I would like to confirm the backups are current...
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    Disk option recommendation

    Hello, I'm installing the new version for the first time on an HP server with 4 300G disks, I want to know the recommended option for using the disks, keep proxmox installed on a single disk and use the rest in poom zsf mode for the vms? What option do you recommend? Thanks Best Regards
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    in pickle with storage remount

    Hello im in a big pickle i created another /mnt/data folder and my old storage where all my stuff was stored just vanished and my new sdc overtook it. the old files are possibly stored in the sdb disk any chance that i can remount it or just restore it with out any hussle and yeah i realized my...
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    [SOLVED] How to configure a cloned VM to automatically grow its root partition when the disk is extended?

    Hello, I am running a Proxmox VE server with pre-made Templates at minimal disk sizes. I have scripts that create VMs by cloning a template and extending its disk. The problem is that the extended space is not allocated to any mount point. For example, the following template has initially a...


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