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    Hello everyone, I have a question about templates that I would like to ask. I hope everyone can give me an idea, thank you

    Due to usage scenarios, I cloned many virtual machines using a template within the cluster. However, when I tried to delete the template, I found that too many virtual machines were being cloned, causing the template to be being referenced. It was difficult to find which virtual machines were...
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    Anfängerfragen - LVM/ZFS, Template, Balloontreiber, Konsole

    Hallo zusammen :) ich bin noch ganz neu in der Proxmox Welt unterwegs und habe ein paar Fragen und würde mich sehr über euren Rat sowie Erfahrungswerte freuen :) 1. Meine Erste Frage dreht sich um den Storage. Macht es für den Heimanwender einen großen Unterschied ob man ZFS oder LVM-Thin...
  3. DynFi User

    Custom LXC container recipe

    Hello, I would like to build a custom LXC container and use it as a template (and be able to use it as any already existing template (like ubuntu 22, or debian…)), we need to add couple of customized settings into this Master template. Then we will use this template to setup customer's...
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    [SOLVED] My VM Templates can`t be excluded

    I create 2 templates and i can`t exclude
  5. O

    Unable to remove qcow2 from old template

    Please see attached image i am trying to remove it. I had a template but the 3 VM's i created i selected Full Clone to make them independent of the template But i cannot move it please can you tell me why or how i fix it? https://i.imgur.com/BtHRxDc.png qemu-img: Could not open...
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    [SOLVED] Debian 12.1 cloud image template network problem?

    Hi, I saw that Debian 12 was updated to 12.1 and I thought of making new cloud template. I run 2 Proxmox 8 servers, 1 in Hetzner and 1 at home, the problem i am facing can be reproduced in both of them. The steps I did to make the template are: 1) wget...
  7. S

    Clone multiple vms from a template at the same time (Proxmox API)

    Is it possible that you can clone a vm or a template multiple times at the same time? And if yes what parameter must i use in this python request. HTTP: POST /api2/json/nodes/{node}/qemu/{vmid}/clone And if no what would be the best way to achieve to clone a template or a vm multiple...
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    [SOLVED] Proxmox boot with the hostname from template

    Hello I have created a template with the commands 178 apt-get install cloud-init 179 ls 180 reboot 181 ls 182 wget https://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/jammy/current/jammy-server-cloudimg-amd64.img 183 qm create 9000 --memory 2048 --net0 virtio,bridge=vmbr0 --scsihw virtio-scsi-pci...
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    How to spin new VMs with a template

    Hi everyone. I created an Ubuntu VM with some services inside running. I like what I did, and I would love to duplicate that VM for some friends to use with their settings. Is there any way to: Create a VM Install Ubuntu (with a custom IP address) Install and update the required packages...
  10. powersupport

    Unable to assign IPv4 and IPv6 to Windows server 19

    Hi, We have created a template for windows server 2019, it works okay if assing IPv4 to provision a VM, if we assign both IPv4 and v6, then there will be issues like sometimes IPv4 wrongly assign, or no IP shows, etc, anyone can advice on this ? Thank you
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    LXC Containter per Script auf ZFS-Pool Storage

    Hallo, ich habe ein Problem mit Proxmox VE. Da dies mein erster Server ist bin ich total unerfahren. Ich habe eine 2. Festplatte (SSD) eingebaut wo alle Container und VMs drauf sollten, Dateisystem ist ZFS. Ich habe Home Assistant per Script als VM auf die 2. Festplatte installiert (läuft...
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    [SOLVED] Change Email Template for Notifications

    Maybe I'm not using the appropriate search terms, but I can't seem to find where I can change the email template for notifications from Proxmox. I've configured postfix and SMTP is functioning perfectly, but I am not a fan of the way emails look; email name: vzdump backup tool (not ideal)...
  13. W

    Cloud-Init LUKS VM Setup?

    Hello all, I have seen an understand the benefits of setting up a base image/template with Cloud-Init, so similar VMs can very easily be setup when needed. My question is... can these Cloud-Init template/images can be setup with LUKS encryption without losing any features? Will it still be able...
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    [Cloud-Init] Can't find how to set UUID + Hostname with NoCloud + Template

    Disclamer: I never used Proxmox ever or QEMU / qm / cloud-init until about 1 weeks ago. There's probably things to do in a better way, feel free to send how you would have done the same (no ansible / terraform for this, I'm looking it aside that one) hello I'm trying to script the creation of...
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    Convert to template, where is the template stored?

    Hi There I stopped the container and converted it to a template. This worked because afterwards I could clone this template to a running container. However when I wanted to copy this template I noticed that I couldn't find it. I know that normally templates are in /var/lib/vz/ but it wasn't in...
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    CT Templates: Fedora 34 EOL and new Fedora 36?

    Hi Fedora 34 is going end-of-life this week and Fedora 36 has been released. Will Fedora 34 template be removed, and will 36 be added? I tried updating my templates and I'm still seeing 34 and 35. I converted to Fedora for v36 on the desktop and I absolutely love it so I'd like to try moving...
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    Proxmox Cloud-init template Windows

    Is there documentation on how to create a Proxmox Windows cloud-initiated template from scratch?
  18. K

    Proxmox LXC Container Template Configuration

    Hey guys, i've created a LXC container from a Debian 11 template, installed all needed packages and converted the container into a template. Now i wanted to update the template so I chrooted into the basevol and updated everything. My problem now is, that when I create a clone of this updated...
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    How to change template(windows) and update linked clones

    Hello, I created a virtual machine for Windows 10 and built template from it(after sysprep ...) . After that, I built 20 linked clone from the template. I added another hard drive to all 20 virtual machines and all the important files is stored on this second drive. Now I want to update Windows...
  20. powersupport

    Windows 2022 template

    Hi, I am trying to create a windows 2022 template for Proxmox, but there is an issue. the IP from cloud-init drive not getting into server. Already enabled qemu guest agent and Cloudbase init, but still IP not retrieving into the server. on the other hand, other templates(windows 2016 and 19)...


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