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    cannot ping google.com or 8.8.8.8

    hi ! very very new to proxmox and virtualization im trying to get dns to work so i can use a bittorrent container, probleme is i cannot ping google.com or 8.8.8.8 8.8.4.4 name it.. neither on the node neither on the container - i can ping whats inside my local network but nothing outside...
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    VE won't start after re-install

    I am learning. I had a small server running (2c/2t, severely underpowered box). I reinstalled that server several times just fine. Got used to making VMs. Then I borrowed two computers from work (6c/12t much better boxes). I installed on those two machines just fine. I made a cluster; I made...
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    New to Linux and ProxMox - Help please

    Hi there, I am new to Linux and ProxMox, but decided to give it a try! :) I want to offload containers running on my Desktop PC and from my Synology NAS and run them on a Mini PC (Beelink SEi12 with and Intel 12th Gen i5-1235U, 32 GB RAM and 512 SSD) I installed ProxMox following a guide...
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    Just starting out ...

    Hi, just starting out on my virtualisation journey after mainly using Synology kit, but wanting to try a more flexible platform and learning something new along the way. I have been trying to find as much information as possible on initial set up and configuration and although I feel I've made...
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    Cannot find network interfaces enp2s0 and enp3s0

    I set a dns name with duck dns to my ip address and it worked fine a while them I could not got to the web ui anymore. I could not ssh to the server either. I accessed directly the server and I discover that my two network interfaces where missing and vmbr is still there but gave an error as...
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    How to merge a disk

    Hello I am newbie in Proxmox, i have a question When i installed proxmox, it created 2 disks - local 72GB and local-lvm 152GB. My hard drive is rated at 256GB How can I combine these spaces so that they can be used as one? Thank you
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    How do I mount an old (single) zfs backup disk in a newly installed PBS server?

    I'm learning and played around with Proxmox. I installed a PBS and created a ZFS on a single disk and added it as a datastore through the GUI. I did do a couple of backups which worked fine. I later re-installed PBS from scratch with another single backup disk (ext4 this time). I need to restore...
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    2 Node solutions

    Hi, Ive been evaluating Proxmox and XCP for a while now and are leaning towards PM for a project. I only have 2 nodes at the moment with local storage (mix of SAS & SATA SSD). Can I get clarification on following. - 2 node clusters are a bad idea due to quorum issues, but you can run a QDevice...
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    Newbie Questions: How do I start?

    I'm not sure yet exactly what questions to ask... The most fundamental is - are there any sites (including pay sites) which have good tutorials (ideally video, or alternatively written) on setting up and working with PVE environments? Or do I learn from blogs and the Q&A sites such as these...
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    How to pass through NVMe on a PCIe card?

    Hi, I'm totally new to Proxmox so please accept my apologies if this is a a dumb question. I have successfully installed Proxmox 7.1-7 and want to configure an NVMe on a PCIE card so that this is passed through to the VM. As with my other post, I see this topic has a dedicated tag defined in...
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    [SOLVED] How to boot uploaded iso from virtual CD ROM

    Hi, I'm totally new to Proxmox so please accept my apologies if this is a a dumb question. I have successfully installed Proxmox 7.1-7 and managed to upload an ISO image to the server. As a next step, I would like to boot off this ISO in order to install Fedora. Unfortunately, I can't seem to...
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    Proxmox Setup for New User

    New Proxmox user. Installed Proxmox 7.2-1 on a SSD. After the installation I am asked to direct a web browser to a specific address. No matter what I do, I cannot get any browser to connect to the address. I suspect that proxmox is not connected to the internet. How does internet get setup...
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    Which ssd do I use

    Hey everyone, First I would like to say Thank-you everyone/anyone for any advice. I come from esxi land and have always had it running on a 32gb usb and in my readings about proxmox that it’s not wise to use USB device due to high read/writes wear and tear. I had to use my second 2tb ssd nvme...
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    Datastore creation

    Hello. I have just installed PBS for the first time. I have done it in a 2-disk physical computer. During the installation I chose to mirror the two disks (ZFS-RAIS1). Everything looks good. On the GUI I see I have: /dev/sda, /dev/sdb (Storage/Disks > Disks) No directory (Storage/Disks >...
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    Assistance planning proxmox network

    Hello all, I'll begin with saying I am new to Proxmox however not new to Debian. I recently set-up my old PC as a Proxmox server as I bought a decent laptop and well.. didn't need a PC no more. I see that most people online use 2 physical network interfaces on their Proxmox servers, however I...
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    Newbie help needed (resize VM disk)

    I use Nextcloud (NextcloudPi) natively running in a old i7 gen3 laptop but now I am moving everything to a PVE i7 gen10 machine. I started a test VM with Debian 10 with just a few GB thinking to expand later but now I need to increase the size of the partition and I can't find the solution to...
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    DigitalOcean proxmox network issue

    I'm very new to proxmox, but was able to install it in my digitalocean droplet. I have been following different guides but keep getting stuck on this one part, that I can't figure out how to fix. On the guide it mentions to create a 'linux bridge' in order for the VM's to have internet access...
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    Community Help Request, Purchasing Suggestions and Options (All Opinions Welcome)

    Available Hardware AMD RIG for Proxmox INTEL RIG for Gaming <- don't care, take what you need to upgrade/improve AMD RiG Cheap Video Cards <- that I can use with Mac OS VMs x2 I have 3 older hdd (listed below) Seagate SkyHawk Surveillance 12 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive...
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    Newbie Install Proxmox RAID-Z1 on different Sized Disks

    Hi, I'm new to Proxmox, ZFS, and Linux so I'm setting up a test rig to play around a bit and see if I like it. I've got 3 different sized spare disks: 320 GB x 2 (different manufacturers) and 500GB that I'd like to use just to play with, ideally in RAID-Z1. I'm happy that I'd only get the...
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    [SOLVED] sometimes it is just maddening

    because i fail to understand i share my clumsly learnings with proxmox For some reason or other i wanted to explore how to configure two bridges using a single NIC. Eventually this resulted in the faint hearted decisions to set the gateway of vmbr0 to 0.0.0.0, because who knows, it might just...

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