Installing proxmox updates


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Sep 16, 2019
I can install easy the proxmox updates from the web control pannel while virtual machines are running?

I need to consider some preliminary activities? (I have already backuped the VM dump folder)

Thank you.


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yes upgrades can be installed with the VMs running.
But in order to load the new kernel you will have to reboot the server. So if you want to perform the upgrades without downtime you need to migrate the running VMs to a different node in the cluster (assuming you have a cluster).
Otherwise a downtime to reboot is required.
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