All lxc containers "locked (snapshot-delete)", can't be started, persists through host node restart


New Member
Oct 15, 2023
Hi, sorry if this is in the wrong place. On October 7 I had a freak power surge take out one of my storage (NFS) servers that proxmox uses for some VM storage. Ever since then, I have been unable to start any LXC container (which should not even be using the network storage because they're LXC) because every container is "locked (snapshot-delete)".

I'm finding suggestions online to ssh into the host node and manually unlock the containers using pct. Is this safe? Do I risk any permanent data loss or configuration snafus by doing so?


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