[SOLVED] How to use disks from old Proxmox-installation (ZFS)

Jambo Bambo

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Oct 18, 2018
I ran into an issue with my USB-stick installation and was not able to boot from the stick anymore, so I made a new installation of Proxmox into a 32gb ssd-drive and was able to import my old ZFS into this setup using the 'zpool import <name>'-command .

Now however I am unable to mount the old disk files into my new VMs. I can see the disk files in the GUI (Storage view -> name of storage -> content), but they won't show up in the VM-menu:


I can only see unused disk from the ones created on this installation of proxmox:

Not able to select it from the Unused Disk 0 through edit:

Is there a way to mount the existing raw-images to a new VM?
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edit the unused disk to add it in the vm

I tried to do this, but the drop down menu only shows the disk that was created on this instance of Proxmox. So I am not able to select the vm-100-disk-1, that I would like to attach.
a disk with name 'vm-100-disk-1' can only be added the vm with id '100'
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