storage

  1. [TUTORIAL] Proxmox storage - Host to VM folder passthrough with 9p

    I use 9p mainly because of ZFS. ZFS over NFS uses ZFS sync. This means the writes are completed to disk before they're written.... instead of being written into ZFS RAM. If you disabled ZFS sync over NFS, you'll will lose 5 seconds or so of writes on a power failure. No biggie, but why bother --...
  2. VM Backup does not shrink even after deleting large files

    Hello community, I hope you are having a great time I have virtual machines with Windows Server 2022, the backups of the virtual machines were around 12GB. I did a test copying large files to the virtual machine and indeed the size of the backup file grew. I deleted them again and made the...
  3. emmc disk not shown up in Proxmox GUI

    Hi, I installed Proxmox on Dell Wyse 5070's M.2 SSD and it runs great. However, the emmc drive does not show up in GUI of (node disk). The only disk I can see is the main storage (M.2 SSD) as /dev/sda. If I ssh into the node, the fdisk does report Proxmox detected it: #fdisk -l Disk...
  4. [SOLVED] Connecting storage from nodes over wan (no cluster,no HA)

    Hello, I've just set up my second Proxmox VE node at my home in my hometown. Since there are some files on Node 1 I'd like to transfer to Node 2, I want to somehow connect their fileservers (SMB) so that I don't have to use a VPN and a client computer/VM since the network is quite slow on Node...
  5. I need help. My Main storage drive is full and I haven't been able to figure out how to use my second drive

    I have ran out of storage space. I havce a second drive but I can't seem to figure out how to move or extend to the second drive so I can update and install ceph. My scans are listed below. Any help would be greatly appreciated root@apple:~# pvscan PV /dev/sdb1 VG vmdata lvm2...
  6. Schlechte Performance von SSD Speichern

    Hallo zusammen, mir ist aufgefallen das die Performance der Datenspeicher weit unter dem ist was ich erwarten würde. Ich habe 2 Datenspeicher Eingerichtet: NVME SSD Pool (ZFS Mirror) : 1x SAMSUNG MZVLQ1T0HALB-00000 1x KINGSTON SNV2S1000G SATA SSD Pool (Ext4 formatiert) : Verbatim Vi550 S3...
  7. Proxmox Storage - I couldn't be more confused

    My goal is a single mini/micro/tiny box with roughly 2.5 to 2.7 Tb of fast storage NVMe/SSD and 5Tb mirrored HDD storage. I've setup an old mini(micro) pc (HP Elitedesk G3) with an Intel i7 & 16Gb ram with Proxmox. I replaced the 256GB NVMe that was running windows 11 with a new 1Tb NVMe for...
  8. Share Storage between LXC

    Hallo Community, ich bastel gerade an meinem ersten Proxmox node und zahle aktuell noch sehr viel Lehrgeld. Also seht mir meine Frage nach. ich habe folgendes vor und finde bisher keine vernünftige Lösung. Auf meinem Proxmox Host habe ich zwei LXC die Daten austauschen sollen. Konkret...
  9. Maximizing storage speed on Proxmox server with MySQL, Home Assistant, NVR, and self-hosted apps

    Hey everyone, I recently built a Proxmox server with the following hardware configuration: Core i5 9400F Gigabyte B365M-DS3H motherboard 64GB DDR4 RAM 2400Mhz 1 x 128GB WD M.2 SSD 3 x Ant Esports 690 Neo 1TB 2.5" SSDs 1 x 1TB HDD for CCTV recording 1 x 4-port 1Gbps LAN card from Intel The...
  10. [SOLVED] vzdump hang up with offline nfs storage

    hi, if a storage was mounted with nfs and a backup is running, storage goes offline (power lost for exsample), vzdump is hang up, prozess can not be kill, not stop in web gui and not with kill -9 pid pve-manager/7.2-11/b76d3178 any ideas for fix or is a bug in main software for proxmox team...
  11. [SOLVED] Can no longer create VMs on LVM-Thin primary storage pool

    I recently added a USB hard drive to one node to use for storing backups. Since then my main storage pool will no longer show up when trying to create VMs or containers. All of my VMs are currently running on the the pool and the machine boots and loads them fine. The options under...
  12. [SOLVED] VM disks remain on node storage even after being moved/deleted

    After this forum could already greatly help me with a cluster issue, i now have more of a question than an issue. Ive recently tried to improve my cluster a little and one of the things i did was moving all vms to a shared storage, to make migrations way faster, which works great. Now as i...
  13. Unknown disks on one node after joining the cluster

    I have 2 proxmox servers (proxmox-1, proxmox-3, both PVE 7.3). After creating a cluster on proxmox-1 and joining it on proxmox-3, I see additional disks on proxmox-3 host in the UI, with the same names as the disks on proxmox-1, but in status "unknown": /etc/pve/storage.cfg on both nodes (looks...
  14. Proxmox Backup server Migration

    We have a running PBS with an almost full storage (5 Tb), so we purchased a new dedicated server with bigger storage size. We are facing difficulties to understand how to move (migrate) data from the old to the new PBS server We would like to migrate backup data for sure, best would be to...
  15. [TUTORIAL] Proxmox VE vs VMware ESXi performance comparison

    Many discussions have compared Proxmox and VMware from a feature perspective, but almost none compare performance. We tested PVE 7.2 (kernel=5.15.53-1-pve) and VMware ESXi 7.0 (update 3c) with a 32 VM workload to see which performs better under load with storage-heavy applications. The results...
  16. How does "pvesm alloc" work?

    I'd like to use `pvesm alloc` but not matter what kind of filename I use is always returns the same error: root@host:~# pvesm alloc hdd_raid10_data01 100 foo 100G unable to parse volume filename 'foo' How is this tool supposed to work?
  17. Proxmox Storage issues

    Hello Forum! Happy to be here and a new proxmox user. To get right into it, I messed up. Current config is a 4 disk RAID 5 array managed by a RAID card on the server in a Raid5 configuration, for a total of 6TB of storage (2TB x 4disks = 8TB - 2TB loss from Raid5) Essentially I did not...
  18. Raidz0 configuration

    Hey all, hopefully a quick answer. I am looking to get 3 SSD's into raidz0, this will be a vm pool to reduce the ridiculous io delay I have now. I do have a solid redundancy strategy and backup system already in place. Would someone be able to point me to the cli commands or gui setup to make...
  19. ssh broken after new drives added (internal SSD and external USB drives)

    Hey all! I had a perfectly working PVE7 not so long ago. Today I went to ssh into my LXC container managed by Portainer to edit some conifig file (for Frigate NVR) only to see that I cannot ssh into it. I have tried FileZilla and PuttY and get "ECONNREFUSED - Connection refused by server". From...
  20. Merge storage spaces

    Hi everyone I need to Merge storage spaces but I don't know that. plz anyone help me?

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