Trying to add a USB disk for backups and Snapshots


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Apr 19, 2019
I have a 2T WD disk that I'm adding to Proxmox using a usb to sata kit.

When I connect the drive it show in pve under disks but shows as unknown. When I try to Initialize Disk with GPT I get an error "command '/sbin/sgdisk /dev/sde -U R' failed: exit code 3"


Is there a way to get around this?
One remark about your "snapshot" part of the question: You cannot have Snapshots on another storage as your data, you just can have backupts there. Snapshots also rely on underlying storage configuration.
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