migrate

  1. Migrate VM and Disks without Snapshot

    I have a VM with one quite big data disk. I want to move that VM to another Proxmox host in my cluster. The target system has enough space. Unfortunately the source system has not enough space anymore to create a snapshot. I can power down the VM and do any operation and it is not time...
  2. powersupport

    VMs not migrating when the node is down

    Hi, Today, we have a power failure in one of the nodes and went shutdown, but none of the VMs in the node migrated to another node, may I know if anyone can advise on this? Thank you
  3. [SOLVED] LXC Containers not Migrating Properly in Proxmox VE 7.0

    I am having an unusual problem where, when I migrate a container from node 1 to node 2, it breaks. I migrate the container, the container shows up in node 2's VM list just fine, but when I try to start the container, it doesn't boot. It comes up with this errer "TASK ERROR: unable to open file...
  4. qmp command 'query-block-jobs' failed - got wrong command id '3422341:778' (expected 3417768:2875)

    6.4.14 while trying to move qcow2 from NFS storage to local storage. drive-scsi1: transferred 44.5 GiB of 300.0 GiB (14.82%) in 31m 21s drive-scsi1: transferred 44.5 GiB of 300.0 GiB (14.83%) in 31m 22s drive-scsi1: transferred 44.5 GiB of 300.0 GiB (14.84%) in 31m 24s drive-scsi1: Cancelling...
  5. PBS-Datastore kann nach Migration nicht mehr gemoutet werden

    Hallo, wir betreiben einen Proxmox Backup Server in einer VM auf einem Proxmox Virtualisierer. Nach einer Migation der VM auf einen anderen Virtualisierer kam folgende Fehlermeldung: TASK ERROR: could not activate storage 'pbs1-datastore1': pbs1-datastore1: error fetching datastores - 500...
  6. [TUTORIAL] Migrating VM from ESXi to Proxmox

    Hi, I've created a video which demonstrates how to migrate VM from ESXi/vSphere to Proxmox in few steps, without any special scripts. (I hope it's OK to publish the link to the video).
  7. Migration VM from OLVM to Proxmox

    Hi, How to perform migration from OLVM (kvm based) to promox without using command 'qm importdisk'? Is the another way to import using gui?
  8. Should there always be lock files in the /var/lock/* folders?

    I was doing some server maintenance today and migrating some containers/VMs and twice I ran into issues with migration due to the following error: TASK ERROR: can't lock file '/var/lock/pve-manager/pve-migrate-xxx' - got timeout This happened with 2 different servers and 2 different...
  9. Migrating to new server

    Hello, we had evaluated proxmox in development for a while. We have proxmox 5.4 on server, which we would like to "delete". We have obtained new HW and installed clean proxmox 7.1. We would like to migrate some VM machines from former hw to new one. Is there any easy/stright-forward solution...
  10. Online migration / disk move problem

    I'm trying to migrate VM storage to Linstor SDS and have some odd troubles. All nodes are running PVE 7.1: pve-manager/7.1-5/6fe299a0 (running kernel: 5.13.19-1-pve) Linstor storage is, for now, on one host. When I create new VM on linstor it works. When I try to migrate VM from another host...
  11. after automatic migration, VM state is starting but not starting

    Hello, We have automatic VM migration configured, VM automatic migration works but after migration VM not starting at all it keeps starting all time. Manual migration stop start works but auto no. All info in attached file, Thank you
  12. Expected behavior from watchdog-mux with a networking outage? (HA, Corosync, and Softdog fencing)

    What’s the expected behavior here? I have a 3-node cluster with dedicated physical corosync network, and a 2nd faster network for storage and networking. The corosync network is configured to failover to the fast network if interrupted. High availability is configured on guests with shared...
  13. mattlach

    Migrate Host ZFS Boot "rpool" from MBR to UEFI booting?

    Hey all, I run a standalone Proxmox server which I have been upgrading in place for years. I am currently on 6.x, not having upgraded to 7 yet. It was a clean install on Proxmox 4.2 I believe. When i initially installed it, I set it up to boot from a ZFS mirror of two SATA SSD's using...
  14. [TUTORIAL] Migrating DC from hyper-v cluster to proxmox with ceph storage

    Since I needed to document the process anyway I thought I share my experience of migrating a domain controller from a hyper-v cluster to a proxmox cluster with ceph storage. I wrote this with these 2 wiki articles as background information...
  15. Live migrations failing seemingly randomly over many months and versions. Device or resource busy.

    The usual failure looks like: ... 2021-08-03 15:24:47 migration active, transferred 32.6 GiB of 32.0 GiB VM-state, 120.2 MiB/s 2021-08-03 15:24:48 migration active, transferred 32.7 GiB of 32.0 GiB VM-state, 117.0 MiB/s 2021-08-03 15:24:49 migration active, transferred 32.8 GiB of 32.0 GiB...
  16. Access VMs on old Proxmox disk

    I did a fresh proxmox install on a new ssd. On installation it recognizes that there was a vg "pve" on an old hard disc and asked me to rename it to "pve--OLD..." , so I did. The new Proxmox Server comes up, and I see that it somehow recognizes both hard disks. But it doesn't show any of my...
  17. [TUTORIAL] How to migrate from 3.4 to 6.4

    Hi So you need to move to the last version and you get the chills because it is such a huge jump in versions. Worry no more it is quite simple!!!!!! Just make regular backup of you VMs Using ssh for instance with Filezilla, copy the backup files (just need the last backup of each) to your...
  18. Proxmox Cant remove image after online migration

    Hi 2 all! I have a problem, Proxmox Cant remove image after migration. pveversion -v proxmox-ve: 6.2-2 (running kernel: 5.4.65-1-pve) pve-manager: 6.2-15 (running version: 6.2-15/48bd51b6) pve-kernel-5.4: 6.2-7 pve-kernel-helper: 6.2-7 pve-kernel-5.3: 6.1-6 pve-kernel-5.0: 6.0-11...
  19. iSCSI: storage '<name>' is not online, VM working, no possibility to backup and/or migrate

    Hello! I'm running a PVE 5.2 cluster with 4 nodes. The cluster is attached to a SAN, an HP P2000 G3 iSCSI. VMs are hosted on the SAN. The first controller of the SAN failed. Everything is running on the second controller, but I can't manage PVE anymore. Although VMs are running, it seems that...
  20. [SOLVED] Broken Pipe Lessons Learned (node naming and ssh_known_hosts fumble)

    Just sharing a possible issue some people may run into in the future experiencing a broken pipe when migrating a VM, during a replicate operation, etc. BACKGROUND I recently upgraded the CPU and motherboard for my alternate node. There were some issues during the upgrade and considering I had...

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