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    last missing enterprise feature (on shared block storage / SAN)

    Hi, I know that there is already "LVM over iSCSI/FC" for shared block storage (SAN) which carves out LV from a shared VG/LUN for individual VM disks - but with no snapshot and thin provisioning support my question is why is there no (extended) storage plugin which provides 1.) "QCOW2 over/on...
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    LPe12002 Emulex fiber not detected

    Good morning, I have just added the LPe12000 Series 8Gb Fiber Channel Adapter card in addition to my main network card to my proxmox server but I do not see it in proxmox despite it being detected in IDRAC. Is it possible to make this card functional under proximox?
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    Shared Storage with FC-SAN

    Hello, I'm trying to get the best storage possible using fiber-channel SAN. With Multipath, I'm able to get the SAN appear as disk on my nodes, and I'm able to create a PV/VG on it. So I have now a Shared storage based on LVM, on my SAN, available on all my nodes. The only issue I get, is...
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    Enterprise Alternatives to VMware

    With VMware transitioning to subscription-only licensing, and deprecation of a lot of their products. I'm exploring alternative virtualization platforms suitable for an enterprise environment we manage, which includes: 12 hosts with 600 VMs at the main site. 6 hosts with 20 VMs at a hot site...
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    Proxmox VE 7.4 - DAS Connectivity

    Hi! I have a question about the connection and compatibility that proxmox can give me when connecting direct 4 Lenovo Servers to a Storage via 16GB fiber channel. (DAS Connectivity). *Without SAN Switch* The storage has 2 controllers, each one with 4 fiber ports, which allows us to connect a...
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    Connecting PBS and PVE

    I got some servers running PVE and one PBS, I want to connect them with HBA fibre cards but i dont exactly know if it supports it, or even how to setup it. By now the cards are running in LPFC drivers. 06:00.0 Fibre Channel: Emulex Corporation LPe12000 Series 8Gb Fibre Channel Adapter (rev 03)...
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    Emulex LPe31000/LPe32000 16Gb/32Gb Fibre Channel Adapter not working in 5.15.64 and 5.15.74

    Hello, since Kernel 5.15.64 (including 5.15.74) our FC HBA stopped working and doesn't see any LUNs. Used hardware: 05:00.0 Fibre Channel: Emulex Corporation LPe31000/LPe32000 Series 16Gb/32Gb Fibre Channel Adapter (rev 01) 05:00.1 Fibre Channel: Emulex Corporation LPe31000/LPe32000 Series...
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    Emulex HBA Fiber Channel Tape Drive Issue

    Hi! My problem is that i don't get my Tape Drives & Library show up under Proxmox over Fiber Channel. Under Windows i installed OCManager from Emulex and everything showed up in Device Manager, easy, but under Linux i don't know. My HBA(emulex lpe11002) is recognized and show up...
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    Ceph over multipath device or something else

    Hi, I have 4 Proxmox servers, all connected to a Fiber Channel storage using multipath which is serving two volumes: STORAGE-DATA and STORAGE-DUMP. Every node is showing 4 sd* devices (2 per volume) and one mapper device per volume: root@node2:~# multipath -ll STORAGE-DATA...
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    FC-SAN Einrichtung

    Hallo, gibt es irgend wo eine Anleitung wie ich eine LUN in Proxmox einrichte geht das per GUI oder nur per CLI ? Hat jemand das schon mal gemacht ? Aktuell betreibe ich 5 Nodes in einem Cluster und würde gerne das vorhandene FC SAN nutzen. grüße mmo
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    2 LUNs shows as multiple disks on node

    Hi All, I am fairly new to this, so it might be a simple issue. I have node that I have presented storage to from a SAN using FC. I have installed multipathing on the node, but if I run 'lsblk', I see multiple entries for my two LUNs. Is there something I am missing? I have attached screenshots...
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    Multipath error

    Hi, In my enviroment I have a SAN storage connected to my proxmox nodes with 2 different fabric and each node is connected on both fabric. Obviously I have configurated a multipath service on all node but if I reboot one of the fabric in order to test the failover all of my proxmox nodes and vms...
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    LVM as Shared Directory

    Hi, I have some bandwith problems for my backup. At now we are doing all backup with proxmox tool using nfs protocol but this take a lot of time ( about 14h for 20tb of vms ). All of our storage are manage via 8Gb/s FC and LVM then we have 2 redundant gigabit networks, one dedicated for proxmox...
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    Fiber channel setup

    Hi all, I've two servers directly connected to a dot-hill fiber channel array. I'd like to setup this storage as clustered lvm and NOT with a clustered filesystem like ocfs or gfs, exposing all luns to all servers. Some questions: 1- is it possible? 2- if yes, I've to use lvm (creating vg on a...
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    [SOLVED] Proxmox VE 4.2 IOMMU /w multi pci subids broken

    It seems that while 4.2 came with a blast of fresh air, it has broken my box. I have Qlogic dual port fiber cards. I'm using IOMMU to give these cards to my guest system. After upgrade from 4.1 it has only on card available to guest. lspci: 01:00.0 Fibre Channel: QLogic Corp. ISP2432-based...
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    General question on FC HBA

    Hi everyone I'm sorry that I'm asking this question in this forum, but I don't know where else I could get a answer to my question. I'm a newbie to FC HBA but we just got many servers from our clients that won't be used anymore. I wanted to build a SAN with 3 proxmox nodes. My questions are...


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