Proxmox VE 7.2 released!

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Proxmox Staff Member
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Apr 28, 2005
We're excited to announce the release of Proxmox Virtual Environment 7.2. It's based on Debian 11.3 "Bullseye" but using a newer Linux kernel 5.15.30, QEMU 6.2, LXC 4, Ceph 16.2.7, and OpenZFS 2.1.4 and countless enhancements and bugfixes.

Here is a selection of the highlights
  • Support for the accelerated virtio-gl (VirGL) display driver
  • Notes templates for backup jobs (e.g. add the name of your VMs and CTs to the backup notes)
  • Ceph erasure code support
  • Updated existing and new LXC container templates (New: Ubuntu 22.04, Devuan 4.0, Alpine 3.15)
  • ISO: Updated memtest86+ to the completely rewritten 6.0b version, adding support for UEFI and modern memory like DDR5
  • and many more GUI enhancements
As always, we have included countless bugfixes and improvements on many places; see the release notes for all details.

Release notes

Press release

Video tutorial

Alternate ISO download:


Community Forum


Source code

We want to shout out a big THANK YOU to our active community for all your intensive feedback, testing, bug reporting and patch submitting!

Q: Can I upgrade Proxmox VE 7.0 or 7.1 to 7.2 via GUI?
A: Yes.

Q: Can I upgrade Proxmox VE 6.4 to 7.2 with apt?
A: Yes, please follow the upgrade instructions on

Q: Can I install Proxmox VE 7.2 on top of Debian 11.x "Bullseye"?
A: Yes, see

Q: Can I upgrade my Proxmox VE 6.4 cluster with Ceph Octopus to 7.2 with Ceph Octopus/Pacific?
A: This is a two step process. First, you have to upgrade Proxmox VE from 6.4 to 7.2, and afterwards upgrade Ceph from Octopus to Pacific. There are a lot of improvements and changes, so please follow exactly the upgrade documentation:

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

Best regards,

Martin Maurer
Proxmox VE project leader
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