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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. [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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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 >...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. [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...
  14. How to use a physical block for a VM

    Hi, apologies if it is a stupid question, I am a newbie to both proxmox and KVM. Is it possible to use an existing physical block for creating a VM? A bit of context: I am in the process of consolidating all home PCs into one Threadripper system. on my old PC I have one windows and one...
  15. [SOLVED] Design recommendation Proxmox with virtual SAN/NAS?

    Hi, I am new in the field of virtualization and I would like to use Proxmox on a server. Already I read a lot, but I am not sure how to design the system in a good way. This is the basic hardware: Supermicro server with 2x 16 Cores with 2,3 GHz with VROC enabled Two M.2 NVMe disks for Proxmox...
  16. German template rückgängig

    hallo ich bin noch recht neu in proxmox dachte template ist eine art von backup oder so... habe jedenfalls meine vm in ein template konventiert..... das hätte ich gerne rückgängig gemacht......
  17. Network Bond not working to VM

    I am new to proxmox as of a few weeks ago, and am trying to replace VMware because I'd rather avoid paying VCenter pricing to save the department money. So all advice is welcome during their trial period. On our servers, we have dual NIC cards, after some time, I was able to get a continuous...
  18. Ceph how to ? scenario

    hi there. I read everywhere about Ceph, I understand what's the meaning of it, but I don't know how to use it. for example, I have 2 CPD, 3 servers and a SAN storage in each. and also both CPD are connected with 10GbE could I use ceph in this scenario ? if not, could you tell me a typical...
  19. New setup with disparate hardware; have many questions....

    Have a small Proxmox setup at home with two DELL T30's 32GB ram 1 xeon CPU and ZFS with SSD caching set up. It's been great for playing, testing and running the few VMs that I use at home. Now the fun part... I teach at the local community college and was asked recently to look at hosting a...
  20. Both bridge and NAT for home server?

    Hi, I have installed Proxmox on top of an existing Debian server (so I can encrypt all the disks) at home and the bridged network is working well: auto lo iface lo inet loopback iface eno1 inet manual auto vmbr0 iface vmbr0 inet static address 192.168.0.31 netmask...

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