restore disks

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    Restored a VM from Backup and it has no hard disk

    Recently i had restored a VM from a backup, id restores without hard disk, in addition to this when i try to restore it again it gives the following error "TASK ERROR: command 'set -o pipefail && zstd -q -d -c /var/lib/vz/dump/vzdump-qemu-100-2024_03_17-14_41_03.vma.zst | vma extract -v -r...
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    Restore old installation.

    Hi guys i try to access to a drive which have Proxmox installed in with lXC and VM i want to mount them into new Proxmox installation or restore it Proxmox detects the old installation and renames it OLD. How can i mount the LXC and VM into the new one Thanks
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    28GB Backup, Restore has Taken 4hr 15min

    Hey Proxmox Forum, I've backed up one of my VM's on an old node, and moved the backup file to a new server I began the restore this morning around 8:50AM, and now at 1:38, it says, "Progress 100%" ONLY for read Things were taking aggregiously long previously, up to 5 minutes per GB What could...
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    [SOLVED] proxmox-backup-client restore disk size

    Hi, If in PBS I backed up a VM which has a disk of 500Gb of which only 200 is used (the disk was created with the discard option), and then I use from PVE the command proxmox-backup-client restore to restore the single disk. Would it copy a full 500Gb disk or just a 200Gb one?
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    [SOLVED] [Backup & Restore] How to create a CT from an existing volume (disk-image)

    Concern: Backup & Restore I restored a volume (from ceph RBD), and want to start a CT from it. How should I create & start a CT from which I have the disk image ? Preferably without re-creating the /etc/pve/nodes/{node}/lxc/{vmid}.conf config file from an existing one. (Consider I lost the...
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    6.x to 7.x explosion

    Goal: Weekend standalone server upgrade from 6.3 to 6.4 to 7.0 so a German based integrator could install and configure a go live system today at 2pm EST. Background (Short version): The Proxmox sytem resides on a 60Gb SSD. The 6.3 to 6.4 upgrade went terrible. After following ALL steps...
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    Get files from dead VM

    So I have a linux VM that I need to get files off but it will currently not boot. My previous snapshot does not contain everything I need. What is the best way to get some files off of it. I have head I might need to add another bootable drive, boot from the new one, and then mount the old...
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    [SOLVED] Restoring Disk to a live VM: VM doesn't recognize drive

    Hello, I wanted to restore a single disk and attach it to a running VM (ID 117). To accomplish this, I restored the VM the disk was attached to to a completly new VM (ID 118). Then I followed the instructions on to...
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    Restore Disk as secondary drive in PVE

    Hello, we are currently using eve4pve-barc for backing up our Proxmox Cluster but are interested in using PBS in the future. One feature missing (or maybe it is there, just well hidden and I didn't catch it in the documentation): Restoring a disk without replacing the original drive. Sometimes...
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    Best Practice bei der Einrichtung von Proxmox

    Hallo zusammen, ich bin derzeit dabei mir eine NAS/Virtualisierungssystem einzurichten und habe mir folgende Hardware schon angeschafft: ASRock Rack X470D4U Ryzen 5 3600X 1 x 16 GB ECC 4 x 2 TB Seagate IronWolf NAS (Raid 5) 2 x 128GB SSD (entweder Hardware Raid 1 oder 1 x 128 GB System...
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    How to restore vm DISKS back to VMs without .conf files?

    PVE 5-2-1 Video cards passthrough I have a bunch of raw vm-xxxx-disk-x disk images, and have NO .conf files for them. Some are win and some are mac, may be one are linux. Any way to restore em except trying one by one attaching to a similar new VM(s) plz? They where created on a lost server...


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