Failover setup


Active Member
Sep 17, 2011
Hi Team,

I am looking to setup the following setup and was looking for some advice please.

2 sites A and B.

A will have 1 server running proxmox and a storage ie synology ds412 or something like.Site B will have the same. They are connected via a permanent VPN. Site A will be primary and site B will be failover. Can anyone suggest a opensource storage that will allo this setup please?

Any assistance is welcome.



Famous Member
Feb 21, 2015
Saarland, Germany
Your storage is on NFS or iSCSI?

If it is iSCSI, DRBD will (technically) work, yet it will not be very fast, rather terribly slow. You could use ZFS with pve-zsync to synchronize both servers.


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