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  1. Import .vmx and vmdk in proxmox

    Hello, for school I need to start a virtual machine on proxmox. They gave me 2 files exported from esixi. They are a .vmx and a .vmdk that I have on my windows pc. I saw the VM migration page but it didn't help me. Can anyone help me?
  2. VM not loading drive

    I've created a new VM with SCSI controller drive as know SCSI is faster and better then IDE and SATA and selected the 2nd drive attached the server /dev/sdb instead of /dev/sda then loaded the server to install Windows server 2016 however on initial setup the windows can't locate and load the...
  3. Improve VM guest disk performance (Ceph, 10 GBE, Qemu, Virtio)

    Hello @all, we are running a Proxmox cluster with five nodes. Three of them are used for ceph, providing 2 pools, one with hdd, the other one with ssd. The two other nodes are used for virtualization with qemu. We have redundant 10 GBE storage networks and we have redundant 10 GBE ceph networks...
  4. Unable to parse directory volume name with pct create

    Hi, Tried to create a lxc container over command line: # pct create 108 local:vztmpl/debian-9.0-standard_9.7-1_amd64.tar.gz --hostname server1.name.dom --cpulimit 1 --cpuunits 1024 --memory 512 --swap 1024 --ostype debian --onboot 1 --net0...
  5. Resize VM disk via Proxmox

    Hi, I tried increasing the VM's disk via Proxmox but it still stays the same, what can I do to fix this. Thanks in advance.
  6. Umzug einer virt. Fetsplatte in andere VM?

    Hallo, ich möchte gerne eine VHD, die als "Daten-VHD" einer VM dient zu einer neuen VM "umziehen". Da ich dies noch nie gemacht habe und auf der umzuziehenden VHD mehr Daten sind als ich momentan zwischenspeichern könnte, möchte ich sicherheitshalber nachfragen: Ist...
  7. [SOLVED] How to recovery files in VM-Disk on zfs pool

    Hi, Please help! My proxmox can't boot, says no such device: xxxxxxxxxx I tried lot of things to repair this issues, but i failed. Now, the import thing is to recovery the files in my vm, but with zfs pool, I can't see the files in VM-Disk (in my case is vm-100-disk-1). How to mount this...
  8. [SOLVED] VG-PV from VM visible on PVE / Volume Communication Failure

    Hello, Following the creation of two VM (263 and 264) and the addition of disk, these two disks are now as PV and VG on the nodes: This has been a problem loading volumes on PVE and migrate disk: But VM working Here are the commands launched on the VM to integrate the disks: 220...
  9. vma_queue_write: write error - Broken pipe

    Hi, I'm getting this error: "vma_queue_write: write error - Broken pipe" with output below: === INFO: starting new backup job: vzdump 500 600 700 800 --mailnotification always --quiet 1 --mailto email@email --compress gzip --mode snapshot --storage local INFO: Starting Backup of VM 500 (qemu)...
  10. Slow disk speed on Windows VM

    Hi, I installed a fresh Proxmox VE and tested the speed of the disk: root@pve:~# dd if=/dev/zero of=./test bs=1G count=1 1+0 records in 1+0 records out...
  11. Shared Storage Directory for VMs

    What is the best way to add a shared directory in VMs similar to how containers allow? My goal is as follows, provision storage on the main node disk to allow for VMs to store files into a mounted directory that can be shared (mounted) inside of other VM instances. Best regards, Ram
  12. Proxmox Windows Server 2016 VM

    Hallo, ich möchte gerne eine VM mit Windows server 2016 installieren. Mein Server hat zwei SSDs im Raid. Für die Festplatte nutze ich qcow2 aber was ist das beste IDE, SATA or Virtio? Sollte man discard aktivieren oder aus lassen? Ich habe kein LVM Speicher. Danke für jede Antwort, da ich...
  13. Virtual Disk Gone Missing

    Hi, I am having a bit of a crisis with Proxmox V5 at the moment, One of our critical corporate servers local backup has been failing since Thursday night with the following message: 'command 'rsync --stats -X -A --numeric-ids -aH --delete --no-whole-file --sparse --one-file-system --relative...

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