[SOLVED] [PVE 4.3] How clone a container with pct

Antoine Ouvrard

New Member
Oct 20, 2016
Hi everyone,

I discovered Proxmox (4.3) and I have one question for you.

I would like update my LXC containers to Proxmox and mostly I used bash command lxc-copy and i would like find equivalent with Proxmox.

When I try command pct clone in CT Proxmox; I always this answer :
Linked clone feature for 'pool1:101/vm-101-disk-1.raw' is not available

Same with LVM or Directory storage type.

I don't understand why.


you can do a backup and restore, the clone feature is not yet completely implemented (but it's in the works).
In fact I succeeded with two command :
  • pct template 100 -experimental
  • pct clone 100 400 -experimental
    create linked clone of mountpoint rootfs (local-lvm:base-100-disk-1)
    Logical volume "vm-400-disk-1" created.
When you do this though the mac address for the network is still the same. how do you set it up so it will generate new ssh keys and mac


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