[n00b question] Does configuring through the webUI differ from editing /etc/pve/qemu-server/<VMID>.conf directly?


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Sep 11, 2023
What it says on the tin. I've been trying to get GPU passthrough set up and in the guides closest to my case I see recommendations to edit the <VMID>.conf directly. When I edit settings in the webUI (in this case adding a PCI device) are those settings pushed directly into the same file? Or is there something more complicated going on? Couldn't find a quick answer on the wiki but if I overlooked something please just point me to it.
PCIe passthrough was considered easier by editing the file but as time has passed, it is supported within the WebUI.

To answer the original question, both methods are editing the same file and both are correct.


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