HA theory question


Oct 13, 2023

According to documentation Proxmox requires at least 3 nodes to enable HA - in this case may I use one of the servers (the node) only as a ~quorum maintainer, NOT as the node to run any VMs?

I mean I'd like to have two "real" servers (with server hardware) to run all VM/container load and use some old weak PC just to make sure the quorum is always maintained (so any VMs/containers would only be moving between the two "hardware servers" and never move to this node3)?

In MS's world that third node could be the ordinary file share thus leaving administrators with only 2 nodes needed for HA scenario instead of 3 with Proxmox.

Thank you in advance,


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