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    [SOLVED] Metadata Sizing

    Hello, I have found a few threads that talk about how to resize metadata when resizing lvm thin volumes, but I'm having a difficult time finding documentation that gives guidelines for how large metadata should be compared to total storage size. Is there an equation or ratio that I should be...
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    ZFS Metadata Special Device

    Hello all, I would like to configure a metadata special device for my ZFS mirror pool (2x HDD's, 18TB each) but I am not entirely sure of the steps. I've found some documentation online but I am still hesitant as I don't want to mess things up & then re-build the mirror. I do have data backed...
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    Lost metadata after fresh install

    hi all, Im looking for help to retrieve my sda drive data, its a hardware raid of 1.8TBish. We had a power outage not long ago and it killed my boot drive so after replacing that and loading proxmox back up on a fresh install, I suddenly realized the 'drive' didn't come back as easy as the rest...
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    [Suggestion] Comment/Description field to accompany VM disks?

    Hi, Wasn't sure whether to post here or create a GitHub issue. Whilst managing VMs it's generally a hassle to cross-reference disk IDs all the time and I can imagine lead to people accidentally deleting the wrong disk - especially when more than one disk is on the VM with same pool/capacity...
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    LVM drives do not get activated at boot and require to be manually activated.

    Hello, For reference I believe this started after upgrading to 7 (I also replaced my PSU at the time but not sure if that would cause the issue) but before I upgraded, it took a few minutes for my 2 HDDs to activate on boot. Now I have to manually deactivate using lvchange -an HDD-#/HDD-#_tmeta...
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    Couldn't read volume group metadata

    Having a issue with one of my lvm diskpool, i tried to rebuild the disk via vgcfgrestore command but this did not work, See below pvscan command root@node2:~# pvscan /dev/sdb: Checksum error at offset 128512 Couldn't read volume group metadata from /dev/sdb. Metadata location on...
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    LVM Metadata - Recreate for upgrade HDD

    In a bit of a panic mode here so I will try to put in everything I can think of and sorry if I missed a thread or any other needed info, please link me to it or let me know and I will follow up. Been running a Proxmox server for a few years now and finally needed to upgrade my OS HDD... I...
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    Metadata Size

    Hello! My problem is, that i wanted to make a backup of my vm and got the error message: Backup of VM 100 failed - lvcreate snapshot 'raid1/snap_vm-100-disk-0_vzdump' error: Cannot create new thin volume, free space in thin pool raid1/vmstorage reached threshold So I think the reason for this...
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    Increase lvm thin what about metadata.

    Hi ! Proxmox is great and i'm pretty new with this mix of technologies. LVM is extremely powerful and i need to deal with it to increase , wisely , a thin pool without breaking anything. Here is the situation. I plan to enlarge a partition by 2TB. I need to increase the thin pool used by...
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    LVM-Thin + Metadata Usage

    Hallo zusammen, habe eine Verständnisfrage bzgl. LVM-thin Storage und dessen Metadata Usage... Ich habe zwei komplett voneinander unabhängige, alleinstehende Proxmox Server, die beide mindestens einen LVM-thin Storage für die VMs verwenden. Server A verwendet einen LVM-thin mit insgesamt 1,79...
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    Proxmox VE 6.0 - lvm-thin small metadata

    Faced with the following problem: When I trying to create new thinpool over GUI (Disks - LVM-Thin - Create: Thinpool) it is created successfully/ But! Metadata size is only 120MiB # lvs -a LV VG Attr LSize Pool Origin Data% Meta% Move Log Cpy%Sync Convert...
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    Thin pool metadata repair

    Hi everybody! We ran into a trouble with our thin pool. The situation is quite usual, but... not. After a power failure server boots, but no VM start. After a short investigation turned out that thin pool pve/data is inactive. Found similar solution on RedHat wiki and tried following steps...
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    [SOLVED] Proxmox 5.3 CephFS Metadata Server creation fails

    I just upgraded to version 5.3 and tried to create multiple MDS for CephFS. However, an error occurs: Binary not installed: /usr/bin/ceph-mds (500) Is this intended? I cannot install it via apt. What is the issue here?
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    zpool errors: Permanent errors have been detected in the following files:

    Hi Everybody. I have been using proxmox for about 3 years. I have about 40 proxmox dedicated servers I've created about 400 virtual servers in these 40 servers and i had no problems. I started to see errors in some of the proxmox servers last week ZFS mirror 1 two SSD Disk. and i tried...
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    LVM Thin Pool metadata pool full

    Hi. I have some nodes with a local LVM Thin pool. On one node the metadata pool is full and I cannot start any new containers: root@node3:~# lvs -a -o+metadata_percent LV VG Attr LSize Pool Origin Data% Meta% Move Log Cpy%Sync Convert Meta% data...
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    Set virtual machine meta info

    I need to set meta info for my virtual machine so that I could identify it in the future. When I do POST request to create a virtual machine I can use the field description in order to set my meta info: request.AddParameter("description", "Secure Virtual Machine version


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