[SOLVED] Proxmox as Guest VM in Proxmox Cluster as Quorum Vote Node?

itNGO

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Assuming I have several dedicated 3-Node Clusters with Ceph.
Now want to add another dedicated Cluster, but only have 2 Nodes available at the moment.
Can a PVE installed as a VM in a existing Cluster and joined to the other 2 Nodes and will make uneven majority node possible?
 

oguz

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hi,

it's possible but not necessarily recommended, since you'll be introducing a dependency for your second cluster on the first one (if VM in cluster1 goes down, your 2nd cluster will lose quorum again).

alternative way to achieve the same thing would be using a quorum device [0] or setting the expected votes manually.

[0]: https://pve.proxmox.com/pve-docs/chapter-pvecm.html#_qdevice_technical_overview
 
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