Proxmox VE 6.0 released!

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We're excited to announce the final release of our Proxmox VE 6.0! It's based on the great Debian 10 codename "Buster" and the latest 5.0 Linux kernel, QEMU 4.0, LXC 3.1.0, ZFS 0.8.1, Ceph 14.2, Corosync 3.0, and more.

This major release includes the latest Ceph Nautilus feautures and an improved Ceph management dashboard. We have updated the cluster communication stack to Corosync 3 using Kronosnet, and have a new selection widget for the network making it simple to select the correct link address in the cluster creation wizard.

With ZFS 0.8.1 we have included TRIM support for SSDs and also support for native encryption with comfortable key-handling.

The new installer supports ZFS root via UEFI, for example you can boot a ZFS mirror on NVMe SSDs (using systemd-boot instead of grub).

And as always we have included countless bugfixes and improvements on a lot of places; see the release notes for all details.

Release notes
https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Roadmap#Proxmox_VE_6.0

Video intro
https://www.proxmox.com/en/training/video-tutorials/item/what-s-new-in-proxmox-ve-6-0

Download
https://www.proxmox.com/en/downloads
Alternate ISO download:
http://download.proxmox.com/iso/

Documentation
https://pve.proxmox.com/pve-docs/

Community Forum
https://forum.proxmox.com

Source Code
https://git.proxmox.com

Bugtracker
https://bugzilla.proxmox.com

FAQ
Q: Can I dist-upgrade Proxmox VE 5.4 to 6.0 with apt?

A: Please follow the upgrade instructions exactly, as there is a major version bump of corosync (2.x to 3.x)
https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Upgrade_from_5.x_to_6.0

Q: Can I install Proxmox VE 6.0 on top of Debian Buster?
A: Yes, see https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Install_Proxmox_VE_on_Debian_Buster

Q: Can I upgrade my Proxmox VE 5.4 cluster with Ceph Luminous to 6.0 with Ceph Nautilus?
A: This is a two step process. First, you have to upgrade Proxmox VE from 5.4 to 6.0, and afterwards upgrade Ceph from Luminous to Nautilus. There are a lot of improvements and changes, please follow exactly the upgrade documentation.
https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Upgrade_from_5.x_to_6.0
https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Ceph_Luminous_to_Nautilus

Q: Where can I get more information about future feature updates?
A: Check our roadmap, forum, mailing list and subscribe to our newsletter.

A big THANK YOU to our active community for all your feedback, testing, bug reporting and patch submitting!

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Best regards,

Martin Maurer
Proxmox VE project leader
 
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