how to add existing LVM-thin partition after new proxmox ve installation


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Nov 1, 2023
Hi Team,

We have recently installed fresh proxmox ve8 on server as existing version crashed and it contain few VMs on separate local disk storage.
is there any process I can add back storage in new proxmox ve?
Hi harsalpatel,

Welcome to the forums!

You make existing storage known to PVE by adding a record in `/etc/pve/storage.cfg`. I'd make a copy of the file first, and then have a look at the existing records to add one of myself. This one I added to my own config:
lvmthin: mt_alledingen_pool thinpool mt_alledingen_pool vgname mt_alledingen content rootdir,images nodes microtweak

Good luck!
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