external usb drive

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    How to encrypt an external removable USB attached disk with LUKS?

    Steps to perform on proxmox VE (version 7.3-3): Step 0: apt-get install cryptsetup Step 1: fdisk /dev/sdb Step 2: cryptsetup luksFormat /dev/sdb Step 3: cryptsetup luksOpen /dev/sdb encrypted_disk Step 4: mkfs.ext4 /dev/mapper/encrypted_disk Step 5: mkdir...
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    Übertragungsratenverlust zwischen zwei externen Festplatten (Windows 11 exfat => Proxmox ext4)

    Guten Tag liebe Community, ich habe mir vor ein paar Wochen einen Intel NUC mit 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD und einem Intel Pentium J5040 für meinen Homeserver gegönnt. Auf diesem habe ich Proxmox installiert und unter anderem einen LXC mit Plex. Des Weiteren habe ich zwei externe 2.5 Intenso...
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    Can't add external hdd drive to TrueNAS Scale VM

    Hi All, I am new to Proxmox and need some help with how to attach or add all my usb external storage, in my case I use "ORICO-3559C3" with 5-bays HDD drive. My goal is to provide ZFS storage to the VMs in Proxmox (with TrueNAS-Scale), I have VM 100 with TrueNAS Scale 22.12 on My Baremetal...
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    PBS 2.2-3 PBS EIO I/O Error

    Jun 20 07:31:21 pbs002 proxmox-backup-proxy[569]: list groups error on datastore store02 - EIO: I/O error Jun 20 07:31:21 pbs002 prox^Z repeated error showing in /var/log/syslog Also in the shell with a USB External Drive, eventually get blk_updadate_request I/O Error a few times and the drive...
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    Mounting USB NTFS drive on host at start up, and sharing it with VMs

    I was able to mount an external USB drive (NTFS formatted) on proxmox host using: mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sdb1 /mnt/pve/USBDrive (after installing ntfs-3g, looking up drive name, and creating mount point) I could then go into Data Centre -> Storage -> Add -> Directory and point to...
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    Move backup to external drive and restore on a new cluster

    Hi guys, we have a PBS and a need to copy some our backups to external disk once a month. Is it possible to copy only last backups of particular vms? As far as I understand in a folder with vm id there are only metadata: So copying this folder won't do the trick. What is the right way to achive...
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    Moving Virtual machine from virtual box to external drive and then import into vm

    Hi all, I have been trying to figure out how to import my .raw file virtual machine over to my proxmox server. I converted the file to .raw from a vdi that i was using in virtualbox via qemu. And i copied it to the external drive. And i have the external drive mounted but cant get the file to...
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    Backup to 3 different USB rotated external disk

    Hi! I'm pretty new to the world of proxmox and for work needs i'm trying to figure out how I may be able to use a set of 3 different USB disk in rotation (1 per week) for off-site backup. I've understanded that there's no integrated way to achieve this and i've already tried looking at others...
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    USB Drive not detected

    I know there have been several posts on the topic but I can't find one that helps resolve my issue so figured I'd ask. I have a new USB backup drive which is an external enclosure with 2x 8TB Seagate drives in a RAID0, so total of 16TB. It shows up as a device in lsusb and generates a device...


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