format

  1. [SOLVED] ZFS raid1 with VM-disk filesystem question

    Proxmox is using a ZFS raid1 storage. On there, a disk has been created for a VM. This disk is currently formatted as ext4. Does that make sense? I guess its up to me. I'm just double checking. I might format the disk to ZFS, since it has the ability to check integrity.
  2. *.pxar vs *.fidx

    There is a large (3tb) file storage of mixed content on a non-virtual host (text files, archives, videos, etc.). From the documentation it is clear that I can backup as a .pxar or completely as an .img device (after starting it in the console it says that .img.fidx is being created) But from the...
  3. format / reset rootfs disk in container

    Dear Community, When I provision a LXC container in Proxmox, it is quite difficult to reset it to an initial state. I want to override the rootfs with a clean image from the template and reinitialize the basic setup Proxmox does (like install SSH keys, configure network). The reason for this...
  4. ZFS on storage only

    Hi guys, I am absolutely new to Proxmox and also have never installed/configured a virtualisation server for hosting several VMs. So, I heard and thought, Proxmox seems a good idea for that, especially, as I like Debian a lot. The system will be: Ryzen 7 3700X, 32 GB RAM, Gigabyte Mainboard, 1...
  5. Question - How to completely wipe a previously formatted LVM-thin drive

    Hi, I am totally new to Proxmox, and I'm not sure how to wipe a drive that used to be formatted as an LVM-thin drive. I was testing different options and created an LVM-thin vg on my drive through the GUI, then I tried to erase it to create a directory instead. I tried erasing it through fdisk...
  6. iSCSI format qcow2

    Hi. I want to make a VM with format qcow2 in a iSCSI target. I found in tutorials that is possible make a file system to the iscsi device,and the select qcow2 (to make snapshot possible) when creating the VM. But, i dont find how do this... how make a qcow2 format to a VM in a iSCSI target with...
  7. How to copy\move vm disk(raw format) from already dead Proxmox 4.4

    Hi! I have Proxmox 4.4. with native "local-lvm" storage with raw virtual disks. I need a backup plans for different emergency situation. For example one such situation: My server with Proxmox 4.4 can't boot(and I can't forced it).Reinstall Proxmox and restore VM's from backups is a good idea...
  8. Cannot select qcow harddisk format on PVE4.4

    I just installed a fresh PVE 4.4 with local-lvm and ceph rbd storage. Now when creating a new VM I'm unable to select 'qcow2' format or any other except 'raw' for unknown reason. It does not matter if I try to use ceph-rbd or local-lvm the 'Format' GUI field is always grayed out. I know that...

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