migration

  1. TRansfer Proxmox backup server to a new server

    Hello, Is there a procedure to transfer promox backup PMB data to a new server? I have 34T to transfer... Thanks very much!
  2. [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...
  3. Feature Request: Do not have a default value for Target Node on VM migration

    Do not have a default value for Target Node on VM migration. It's way too easy to forget to select a node and end up migrating to the wrong host. Maybe I'm just old and forgetful and should pay closer attention, but I will be interested to see if this gets any attention from the community. Side...
  4. Migration - storage is not available on target-node

    Hello, we are using Proxmox with several different hard drives. Proxmox runs locally via ZFS on a storage, there are no problems here either. We have created additional NVMe hard drives as additional storage and are also recognized by Proxmox and are functional. However, there is now a problem...
  5. Best way to migrate between clusters?

    Hello! I'm about to move a lot of VMs off of an old server and on to a band new cluster. Old server has a big lump of local storage and the VMs have mostly qcow2 disks. New cluster has almost no local storage, with LVM on iSCSI being home for disk images. Most VMs I can move easily enough by...
  6. [SOLVED] move to iSCSI shared storage without cluster

    Hello, some time ago I had a server die suddenly, I restored a backup into a temporary server and decided to go with shared storage, now im moving to a NAS with iSCSI and LVM, and need to move those VMs from the temporary Proxmox into the new one, of course with minimal downtime but can not...
  7. esxi ubuntu migration VM wont boot

    Hello Community, i am struggling with a fairly "easy" task which is described pretty often but unfortunately does not seem to work with my setup I am having a Standalone esxi host running a linux ubuntu VM, i would like to migrate the VM to my proxmox Server. I am able to export the ovf & vmdk...
  8. Migration image between two ceph cluster

    Hello All, anyone has already done a VM migration between two Proxmox Cluster that using Ceph as storage?. I explain better, two proxmox cluster: one proxmox cluster with ceph inside as storage second proxmox cluster with ceph inside as storage Networking speaking, the cluster ceph is on...
  9. Migrating vmware Win10 vm fails to boot past the UEFI shell

    Thanks in advance for any help - a few hours of searching in and no luck so far... I'm migrating my home lab from VmWare to Proxmox. I have a single PVE node set up and working (7.1-8) and have successfully migrated linux vms with no problems. I have a Win10 VM which I have migrated using...
  10. Xen to Proxmox 7 migration

    Hi Warriors, I was migrating my Xen Guest to newly setup proxmox 7 environment. Here are the setps which i have used: From Proxmox Node: wget --http-user=USERNAME --http-password=PASSWORD http://X.X.X.X/export?uuid=XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX -O - | tar --to-command=/tmp/xen-to-pve/xva-conv.sh -xf -...
  11. Move image

    Good night people. I'm looking for a way to migrate 400vm+ from one cluster to another and unfortunately proxmox doesn't have a native tool for that. (cluster 01 for cluster02). I found this tool, has anyone used it? https://pypi.org/project/proxmove/ Could I for example move the disk image of...
  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. Migrating thin provisioned disks results in the transfer as if it's thick provisioned.

    If you have a thin provisioned disk (say 128GB), but the actual size of the disk is only 6GB after install, why does proxmox need to physically move 128GB of data when migrating a disk to another network storage location (even though the file is 6GB)? What is the limitation here? It does not...
  14. Proxmox lxc migration to Nutanix AHV

    Hello Everyone, I have inherited a Proxmox environment where there are some lxc. Are there any possibilities to export lxc or is there a procedure to prepare the lxc for a infrastructure migration? I would like to avoid rebuilding and porting the application inside. Thanks a lot!!
  15. Problems migrating from OpenVZ to LXC Proxmox

    I have a problem by converting OpenVZ container to LXC. It don't starts. Attach a history of commands and logs root@vps2:~# pct restore 102 vzdump-130.tar --storage=local-lvm --ostype=centos --unprivileged recovering backed-up configuration from 'vzdump-130.tar' Logical volume "vm-102-disk-0"...
  16. Migration from ganeti

    Hi everyone, I'm currently running a 3-node ganeti cluster (CentOS, KVM) and I'm considering to move to proxmox. But before I setup a proxmox host I wantedto ask if somebody has already managed to successfully migrate VMs from ganeti to proxmox? Or is there some other documentation on how to...
  17. mattlach

    Additional Questions Re: "ZFS: Switch Legacy-Boot to Proxmox Boot Tool"

    Hi Everyone, I have a few questions regarding the need to switch to Proxmox Boot Tool for booting from ZFS. I found the need to do this in reading the release notes for PVE 7.x in preparing for my upgrade from 6.4.9. Question 1.) It says the boot will break if I run zpool upgrade on the...
  18. Help: Recover proxmox VE environment?

    Hello everyone! Thanks in advance for the help. I’m in the middle of trying to help a friend who’s husband recently passed away. His service is a week from Saturday. He was quite a tinkerer and had many/most of the lights around their house configured with various IOT devices. This whole...
  19. Migrate ZFS to LVM-Thin

    I have a three node cluster with ZFS running on each node and aside from disk space and utilization everything runs great, migrations work, backup to NFS, snapshots, the one thing that has me in a jam is disk space, so I decided to migrate all VMS from one node consolidating to two and using the...
  20. Hopefully migrating to Proxmox

    Hey all. I'm looking to migrate to Proxmox. I'm currently running an Ubuntu 18.04 host as my KVM host server with LVM LVs(Raw Guests) as my backend. If I was to migrate Proxmox, would I be able to import my existing LVM backend as a VM guest source?

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