1. O

    iscsi not coming up properly after host reboot

    We have hosts with multiple iSCSI datastores. After updating and rebooting a host, the host status shows a green check, but the iSCSI datastores display a grey question mark. Running `systemctl restart pvestatd` resolves the issue and the iSCSI datastores become available again. Before...
  2. bfwdd

    [SOLVED] multiple Hosts in cluster locking up after latest update to kernel 6.8.4

    Hi, we are running proxmox+ceph since 2017, 15 hosts, amd AMD Opteron(tm) Processor 6380 (2 Sockets) + AMD EPYC 7513. After the latest update on 8.Mai 2024 three opteron hosts are locked - red X and (no ping, no ssh, all vms with grey (?) mark) after reboot everything ok. After 6 hours two...
  3. A

    pvestad crash

    Hi, I have been using proxmox for a month now but I am getting this error: Apr 03 21:43:10 ServerAlex systemd[1]: pvestatd.service: Main process exited, code=killed, status=11/SEGV Apr 03 21:43:10 ServerAlex systemd[1]: pvestatd.service: Failed with result 'signal'. Apr 03 21:43:10 ServerAlex...
  4. S

    pvestatd crash

    Hi everyone, this is the first post, I'm writing about a problem with a node, same problem on two different clusters in production. in our datacenter we have 3 clusters with a total of 9 nodes. Two of these the pvestatd service crashes often, every time I check the dashboard I have to restart...
  5. O

    Can't start VMs

    Hi everyone, Got a multiple issues with one of my Proxmox installation. It started with the issue when question marks displayed on all machines and storage time to time. VMs were working at that time. I used to apply a fix as described here: [SOLVED] Promox question marks on all machines and...
  6. A

    PVE random crash / pvestatd.service killed

    Yesterday, my PVE crashed "out of nowhere" (I did not change any configuration, issue any command or such, just normal VMs running as ever). It ran flawlessly on exactly this hardware for 2 years now. Since the first thing that happened according to journalctl -xeb-1 was, that the...
  7. L

    pvestatd keep crashing for no reason

    pvestatd service keep crashing after sepaming sdn status update error: malformed JSON string, neither tag, array, object, number, string or atom, at character offset 0 (before "(end of string)") at /usr/share/perl5/PVE/Network/SDN/Zones.pm line 201. I tested on another proxmox machine and I...
  8. S

    pvestatd halts causing status of VMs to disappear

    Hi, I'm having problem with the status of VMs and LXCs disappearing and leaving a question mark. I've had this before on earlier releases of proxmox, but at one point on proxmox 7 it was gone, but I recently did a clean install of proxmox 8, and now it's back. So I figured out that the...
  9. A

    [SOLVED] [ PMX cluster ] Pool CEPH unavailable status on only one node

    Hello, On our cluster proxmox, Ceph pool "Pool_SSD" appeared to be unavailable on UI Proxmox on only one node. But we had no anomaly ( OSD Good / PG Replicat good ). We had'nt graph usage pool on this node and icons on pool was unavailable. Solv : Process pvestatd.service was running...
  10. P

    [SOLVED] Changing IP for pvestatd

    I have recently changed the IP for my HomeLab from '' to ''. Since doing so pvestatd still tries to connect to the old IP, which leads to a timeout and all my system info in the web interface not being accessible. Jun 25 09:55:16 pve pvestatd[1639]: lxc status...
  11. M

    Linstor Performance/Skalierungs Problem

    Guten Tag Zusammen, aktuell setzen wir ein Proxmox 6.4-4 zusammen mit Linstor 1.7.1 (DRBD 9.0.28) als verteilten Block-Storage für VM Disk-Images über 7 PVE Nodes ein. Uns ist aufgefallen, dass mit steigender Anzahl an Ressourcen und PVE-Nodes die Performance von Linstor erheblich...
  12. S

    Cluster Status Missing From External Metric Server Metrics

    Hello, recently i have deployed allot of small Proxmox VE Clusters which now have a need for monitoring. I have used Influx and Grafana to monitor Containers and VM's in the past and was very surprised to see that the External Metric Server doesn't supply any Metrics about the Cluster status...
  13. B

    pvestatd leak creates 3000+ processes, consumes all RAM & SWAP, and halts/reboots machine over a 4 hour cycle. Then repeats.

    This has occurred from the later PVE 6.1 updates (I think) and definitely all throughout PVE 6.2 (including 6.2-12) since about March 2020. Prior to this the system was rock-solid for about 1.5 years. Normal operation is ~10-12Gig usage (of 32G total). See attached picture for the cycle...
  14. Coolguy3289

    pvestatd causing unresponsive status in web GUI

    Hello, I've just added a 4th node to my existing proxmox cluster, and I'm running into an intermittent issue with the status of the node and VMs on that node turning to the gray question mark, storage stats not loading. When I run `systemctl status pvestatd` the service shows as running. When I...
  15. V

    Pvestatd won't work after deleting a lvm

    Hello, I need some help please. Today after deleting a volume from a storage array, and later the lvm from proxmox, the service pvestatd isn't working. If I enter to the web gui, I see everything greyed with question marks. When I restart the service pvestatd it works for a minute, but later...
  16. E

    [SOLVED] Unable to activate Storage ... that no longer exist

    Hi, Yesterday, 3 storage units destined to NFS backup lost connection and their status are gone. With the intention of recovering those states again, they were remounted with the only command that allowed it: umount -f -l ... what happened next, is what I show in the attached picture...
  17. D

    pvestatd and pve-firewall doesn`t start after reboot

    Recently we upgrade 5.4 to 6.1 and replace ifupdown to ifupdown2. After changes - pvestatd and pve-firewall doesn`t start after reboot, logs showing only - timeout. If 'systemctl start pvestatd' invoked by hands - service starts. Can someone help us - find the right direction to debug this ...
  18. U

    [SOLVED] Grey unknown status

    Hi, I have been having an issue with the web interface of proxmox showing my node and all vm/containers running on it as having an "unknown" status with grey ? marks. This seems to happen a few hours after every reboot of the server. Restarting pvedaemon, pveproxy, pvestatd does not seem to...
  19. B

    [SOLVED] Unable to get PID for CT on stop

    Hi. I'm running into an issue where when I try to stop a container. In my syslog I get this error: Aug 07 18:27:40 vmworld pvestatd[4024]: unable to get PID for CT 122 (not running?) Aug 07 18:27:41 vmworld pvestatd[4024]: unable to get PID for CT 122 (not running?) Aug 07 18:27:50 vmworld...
  20. M

    [TUTORIAL] Disk prevent from spinning down because of pvestatd

    Hi, you might have the problem that you want to spin down some disks, but that doesn't work as planned. I just spend 2 hours debugging the problem, and so decided to write this short tutorial. Symptom: You have multiple drives in your proxmox machines, and want some (like all HDDs) to spin down...


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