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    Ceph Rebalance Speed Sanity Check

    I know there's a lot of people talking about this stuff, I just want to understand better so anyone that reads this thank you. I have a 8 node cluster with 16 OSD all 10g network, connected to the same switch, MTU 9000. I also disabled scrub. I added 4 disks to the cluster is what stared all...
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    [SOLVED] Ceph not working after upgrade to PVE 8.1

    Hello, I've got a 4 node PVE cluster with 3 of those nodes sharing a ceph pool. I'm running Ceph Quincy 17.2.7. I did an upgrade from Proxmox 7.4 to 8.1 and followed the steps on the 7 to 8 guide including updating to the correct repos for both PVE and Ceph. While the PVE upgrade seems to have...
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    Newb setting up a PVE host for SMB + Jellyfin

    Hi folks, I'm really new to proxmox and self-hosting but I want to go further along this path because of the freedom and excitement it gives to be able to do whatever you want to. I've landed on a mini-pc(NUC-like) with 1 M.2 NVME SSD (4TB) and 1 2.5" SATA SSD (4TB with 32GB RAM, it has a...
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    VM on lvm-thin with own lvm-thin?

    Hello. I just completed my Proxmox + OPNsense installation (everything works fine now but of course I need to do some more work and research) but I have got (maybe) a very dumb question. In my Proxmox I have a LVM-thin storage where my virtual machine is stored. It's fine. And now let's say...
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    HA in storage / HA in PROXMOX.

    Good morning everybody. I planned the following scenario and would like to know if anyone here has set up something similar or if something in the services has any limitations. I will have two OmniOS servers, with ZFS and using COMSTAR for iscsi. The two storage servers have several Intel...
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    [SOLVED] SDN Node IP

    Is there a way to add an IP address on each node for a SDN Vnet? I have two storage VLANs 20 and 30 that I share to both VM's and the physical nodes. I would like to move all my network config to SDN - VLANs but I can't find a way to add IP addresses to the nodes so they can also access those...
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    Raid Controller Configuration

    Hello everyone I was wondering what is the proper way to setup the hardware controller. We usually setup Proxmox on Dell servers with the PERC H755 Hardware Raid controller which can be configured with different read/write policies, Usually we configure our storage on raid 5 or raid 10 virtual...
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    [SOLVED] Help importing existing disks/datasets to VM

    So I am new to Proxmox and have just installed it on my machine. and I am having some trouble figuring out how to (if even possible) import disk/datasets that already have data on them to a VM. so for some background. the machine that has Proxmox on had Truenas installed before I installed...
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    Windows Guest - Disk I/O and Throughput Performance

    Hi All, I'm trying to identify what is the culprit for noted performance degradation specifically on Windows guests. Appreciate any help or advice, below is the write up of details. Background Usually I run exclusively linux guests on my Proxmox cluster, and these achieve (fio tested) in the...
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    Proxmox Storage Configuration

    I have a couple Dell Poweredge R240 servers and I want to install Proxmox on these. Each currently has a Dell 960 GB balanced read/write Enterprise SSD. There are 3 free 3.5" drive bays - 4 total per server. I can buy a bunch of 3TB enterprise drives for cheap and create a ZFS pool with 1 drive...
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    New Installation

    Hello, I am starting newly to explore the proxmox. Could you please someone guide me in the right direction? Eg: Installation Configuration Network Configuration Storage configuration. I have installed Virtual Environment 8.1.4 in OnBoard USB flash Drive, is it good practice? I don't see...
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    [SOLVED] Shared SAN inkl. Snapshots Unterstützung

    Hallo zusammen, gibt es aktuell Pläne einer Verwirklichung von SAN (iSCSI / SCSI) Support mit Snapshot Funktion bzw. den offiziellen Support eines shared Filesystems um qcow2 verwenden zu können? Falls nicht, gibt es eine Empfehlung welches shared Filesystem hier evtl. gut und sicher in einer...
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    Issues using pvse

    Hello I am having some issues. I have several nodes in a cluster that I want local encrypted zfs pools for storage but I can't add the pools using the same name on different proxmox nodes, so I can't easily migrate between encryped zfs pools. Steps to reproduce: #1. Create the base disk in the...
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    Ceph - 1 subtrees have committed pool target_size_bytes

    Hello everyone We have gotten this failure on our 3 nodes cluster and I really don't know how to solve it. I would really appreciate the help. Thanks in advance
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    [SOLVED] ZFS Pool Name ändern

    Hallo Zusammen, ich denke ich weiß mittlerweile so ungefähr was ich tun müsste bin mir aber nicht 100%ig sicher und würde daher gerne noch den Forumsjoker ziehen..... Ich habe viel rumgespielt die letzten Wochen mit Proxmox und ZFS und habe daher einen Pool wo ich jetzt am Anfang einen blöden...
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    updating storage.cfg not working on 7.4. Potential bug?

    I added an NFS mount in the storage.cfg on proxmox7.4. This shared storage is now available to all hosts, as I wanted too. I can then bind mount it to the containers as I wished. After a while, that this NFS is already in use, I updated the options of the NFS in the storage.cfg, namely the...
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    [SOLVED] ZFS Raid1 auflösen und eine Platte an anderer Stelle mounten.

    Hallo Zusammen, ich habe zwei große 12TB HDD Platten in meinem Proxmox eingebunden mit ZFS und RAID1 am Mountpunkt /zfs/vm. Das "vm" ist ein Directory, "Datacenter" - "Storage" - "Directory". Ich möchte jetzt gerne eine Platte ausbauen und woanders verwenden. Eine Platte reicht mir aktuell da es...
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    Migration from RAID to Ceph without outage

    OK, so I’m fairly new to Proxmox and Ceph. I need some advice on how to migrate to Ceph. Current Layout: SERVER01: (Same exact hardware as SERVER02) Production - hosting 20-30 VM’s Storage Hardware RAID 2 - SSD’s setup as RAID1 6 - SSD’s setup as RAID5 This storage is hosting the VM’s Needs...
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    [Storage] Root FS on consumer hardware

    Hello everyone, I am rebuilding my home server from scratch - the one I am using right now will be demoted to a bare metal PBS host. I will use consumer hardware, currently the leading option is an i9-13700 + 96 GB of DDR5. As for storage, I plan to have an HBA passed through some flavour of...
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    Local LVM Storage

    Hi, I am new to proxmox and was wondering why my local-lvm is filling up when I transferred media files to a completely different drive. My scenario was, I had a windows 11 vm spun up with 8TB HDD, I connected an external SSD via usb and passed it through to the VM no problem but I noticed as I...


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