Migrate USB Drive from Proxmox server to new one


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Aug 9, 2023
I had a old home server running proxmox 7 and now i have a new machine and installed proxmox 8 and migrated all instances with no problem.
The only problem i have is a external usb drive. I plug it on new server and he appears on node disks but i dont can't acess it and use it.
I dont want to wipe and create another drive from 0, i just want to preserve and use my files from extenal drive.
What am i missing out?

Thank you

Can you please provide us the output of this `cat /etc/pve/storage.cfg` command from both nodes PVE 7 and PVE 8, and the output of lsblk as well?
dir: local
path /var/lib/vz
content backup,rootdir,iso,images,vztmpl,snippets
shared 0

loop0 7:0 0 8G 0 loop
loop1 7:1 0 2G 0 loop
loop2 7:2 0 2G 0 loop
loop3 7:3 0 10G 0 loop
sda 8:0 0 7.3T 0 disk
├─sda1 8:1 0 200M 0 part
└─sda2 8:2 0 7.3T 0 part
nvme0n1 259:0 0 931.5G 0 disk
├─nvme0n1p1 259:1 0 1007K 0 part
├─nvme0n1p2 259:2 0 1G 0 part /boot/efi
└─nvme0n1p3 259:3 0 930.5G 0 part
├─pve-swap 253:0 0 8G 0 lvm [SWAP]
└─pve-root 253:1 0 922.5G 0 lvm /
This is the output of proxmox 8, on old server i can't acess it right now because is disconnected
Hi, i solved problem backing up files, wiping disk and setup disk starting from scratch.
I couldn't find proper solution.

Thanks anyway
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