Category / proxmox

It’s the first time I’m upgrading Proxmox’s; There is luckily good documentation on the upgrade path; So this is only a small summary of how I did the upgrade of a few standalone proxmox machines; (big note : this is for non cluster proxmox) First I upgrade everything to the latest : apt-get update && apt-get […]

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Here we are again, ‘a brand new’ Proxmox : 6.1 based on debian Buster (10.2) including ZFS 0.8.2 (zfs on Linux). However updating by default will fail due to the inclusion of only the enterprise (paying) repo’s; They do however offer free repo’s that are marked as testing; To activate those and get rid of […]

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Disable 2FA in Proxmox 6

21 November, 2019

I was checking the new version of Proxmox, when I noticed there is an option to enable 2FA; (see the docs) It works really fine, but then I realized my colleague’s probably don’t have the key. To disable however, I couldn’t find it online; So I digged in the guts of Proxmox /etc/pve/user.cfg there is […]

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Finally got time to give Centos 8 a spin in a Proxmox Linux container (lxc); I downloaded the template, and started a container only to find its not possible : extracting archive ‘/var/lib/vz/template/cache/centos-8-default_20191016_amd64.tar.xz’ Total bytes read: 673566720 (643MiB, 37MiB/s) Detected container architecture: amd64 TASK ERROR: unable to create CT 100 – unsupported centos release ‘CentOS […]

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Mount NFS on LXC Proxmox

8 August, 2018

I’m a long time user of Proxmox (a few years), and recently I had the chance to upgrade an by-now ancient Proxmox 3.4 to current 5.2. In that time frame the developers have changed from OpenVZ to LXC and made a script to migrate the data. One key element however, mounting (remote) NFS shares are […]

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A small list for important Proxmox files & directories. For LXC (Linux containers) : config: /var/lib/lxc/$ct_id/config For KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine, mostly Windows machines) config: /etc/pve/qemu-server/$kvm_id.conf Cluster files (if you use Proxmox cluster) per node configuration : /etc/pve/nodes/$node_name/* Location of the ISO files that can then be loaded from the web interface : /var/lib/vz/template/iso/

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Woohoo, Proxmox VE 5.0 has been released, this version is based on Debian 9. (Linux Kernel 4.10) It includes allot of new features, but sadly updates are still pointing to the enterprise repository for updates. This results in ugly error message when trying apt-get update such as : W: The repository ‘https://enterprise.proxmox.com/debian/pve stretch Release’ does not […]

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When installing apcupsd on proxmox (similar to centos) I received this error : Error contacting apcupsd @ localhost:3551: Connection refused When running apcaccess. I got more info on the error using checking the service status : [email protected]:~# service apcupsd status ● apcupsd.service – LSB: Starts apcupsd daemon Loaded: loaded (/etc/init.d/apcupsd) Active: active (exited) since Thu 2017-05-11 […]

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I got this weird error, which -to be fair- I haven’t exactly found out why it happens but I found a way around it. If you ever figure out how please let me know. There are some markers of this issue : Trying to log in remote, seems to work but ends up with : […]

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Proxmox upgrade issue’s

8 February, 2017

After upgrading the latest proxmox; (apt-get update && apt-get upgrade) I received this error : Errors were encountered while processing: pve-manager E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

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