Installing Proxmox on a storage disk with FC HBA QLE2692 Dual Port 16Gb FC multipath connection

Twin

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Hi.
Is it possible to install a proxmox on a disk located on a storage ibm storevize v3700 with a multipath connection to it via the FC HBA ?

During proxmox installation, when a hard disk is selected, a list of six disks is displayed, that is, multipath does not work. Can I enable it during installation?

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Due to the lack of a multipath option, you will have to abandon the purchase of proxmox and again go to the side of vmvare.

Sorry for my English.
 
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bbgeek17

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Proxmox is an umbrella application that combines the management of several technologies (KVM, LXC, network, Ha, etc) into a single integrated suite.

Proxmox as an application runs on top of an OS, specifically Debian.

You have an option to install Debian+Proxmox using an integrated ISO image. The image does not allow/support for every possible hardware configuration. Just the most common/basic ones.

You appear to want an enterprise storage as a bootable device. This storage comes with support and multitudes of documentation. You best way forward is to find a document provided by your storage Vendor that describes requirements and steps for OS installation on FC attached storage that includes Multipath. Specifically - Linux documentation, even better - Debian/Ubuntu oriented one.
Follow this documentation to install a vanilla Debian OS with all the requirements, then install Proxmox on top of the OS.

Hope this helps guide you
https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Install_Proxmox_VE_on_Debian_Buster

Good luck


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