proxmox

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    X10SL7-F LSI Passthrough

    Hello, my MB is a Supermicro X10SL7-F, that has a onboard Lsi controller, that I have in IT mode. I think it is 2 different controllers and I'm planing on installing proxmox on this server, but I would like to use it with truenas. Will I be able to passthrough the onboard LSI controller? Or that...
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    New homeserver build

    Hello together, so I’ve just registered here because I’ve the feeling there are quite some users that could give me reasonable input on this. I’m playing with the though of getting my own personal homeserver for quite some time. It should be noted that I’m working in the field of consultation...
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    Jasper Lake Proxmox (KVM/QEMU) VM Guest Stability

    Problem Description: Many people using Promox (and other KVM/QEMU based hypervisors) on Jasper Lake platforms (N5105, N6005) are experiencing kernel panics and/or hangs of their guest VMs. Both Linux (OpenWRT, Ubuntu) and FreeBSD (pfSense, OPNsense) guest VMs are affected. The host itself...
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    New HomeLab server

    Hello, I have a Microserver Gen8 - it's runing ESXI with Pfsense, Home assistant, OMV6 and RHEL9 for containers E3-1230 v2 16 RAM ECC (it's the maximum) 4x4TB WD RED NAS I'm running everything in one and only server, if something goes wrong, well no internet, nothing. I wanted to buy a 2nd...
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    Overkill - Home Server - ZFS, help needed

    I started down this path over a year ago and play with some stuff at work (a bunch of really old hardware just laying around). This is the design for my new home server to replace my X299 HEDT computer that currently just hosts PLEX. It could have a lot of capability but was my old gaming rig...
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    VMKLinux drivers

    Hi all, I've been out of the homelab game for a few years now and wanted to pick it back up. I was using ESXI before the VMKLinux drivers where deprecated. I have a couple of machines with Intel 82576 and 82575 quad nics. They both seem deprecated and unsupported in ESXI 8.0. Is there a...
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    Advice on 10gig network card

    I'm currently running Proxmox ( 7.2-11 ) as my hypervisor with the following specs: CPU: i7-12700k MOB: ASUS Prima Z690-P D4 RAM: 96GB DDR4 3200mhz I have been looking for a couple 10gig network cards to upgrade from the 1gig onboard. These are the once I'm considering with the current...
  8. AveryFreeman

    Present vg on host as a local disk to vm in Proxmox?

    Hi, I'm not familiar with Proxmox, as I've only done work with bare virsh/libvirt, virt-manager, qemu, etc. on vanilla Linux distros, but I thought I'd give it a shot for a client since Proxmox has a lot of nice features out of the box, and I consider Linux the Grand Poobah of software defined...
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    TUTORIAL: Beauty by simplicity, OR one ZFS Snapshot used by 5 Layers of Applications

    This is about ZFS Filesystem and the (not) need to stack multiple layers of ZFS and snapshots, but made to utilize all the functionality from ZFS napshots on the proxmox host. to achieve this fabulous glory of software-engineering i utilized this projects: cv4pve-autosnap and Zamba Fileserver...
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    Network Architecture Advise

    I am trying to build out my home network, my goals are high availability and resiliency. I plan to run a Docker Swarm, one docker host on each of my VM servers and one in the DigitalOcean cloud and point all my traffic through a Nginx Proxy Manager on my Docker Swarm. My issue is I have a ton of...
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    Looking for efficient CPU+MB

    Hi, so i am looking for a cpu/mb for over two weeks now, but there is just so much to choose from and i dont want to buy sth i regret when its too late. I am currently planing a home server that will handle everything that needs to be on 24/7 (cctv, nextcloud, HA) to be able to switch my main...
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    Questions about NAS-OS and Networks

    Hey all, Hope everyone is having a great week so far. I have been reading STH for some time but never had anything to contribute as most people here are much more knowledgeable than me, In fact, I have 0 IT background. So, this is my first post on this lovely forum, I hope I don't break too...
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    FS: Lenovo P620 Workstation :: Threadripper Pro :: 32 cores :: like new $4600

    This was acquired for a project that ended up going in a different direction and therefore has been powered off and hardly used. I'm not sure if there's a way to determine the power-on hours usage but my guess it is under 80 hours. This is like new and comes with the original box. The EVGA Titan...
  14. VMman

    Recommended 10Gb NIC for Proxmox + Ceph Lab

    Hi All, I'm currently in the planning phase of setting up a lab using 2 Proxmox hypervisors connected to 3 Ceph storage hosts. I wanted to get everyone's opinion on what is considered the best NIC value or otherwise to connect these servers together using a pair of ICX 6650's that I have. I...
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    Boot drive recommendation for (homelab) Proxmox system?

    I am putting together a new system for my own homelab usage and I am contemplating a bit what drive(s?) to install proxmox on. I am going to backup the VMs regularly and the VMs themselves will run off other Intel DC SSDs I still had, but for the boot drive(s) I am a bit uncertain. I was going...
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    Hello! Need some guidance!

    First and foremost, I want to thank you all for offering such guides and wealth of information, I lurked for some time and I decided to register and ask some questions here. For now, I have a decision to make, I wanted a second opinion, as @Patrick so excitedly presented the TinyMiniMicro...
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    Supermicro X11SPL-F 10Gb network card

    Hi, I have Proxmox VE installation on Supermicro server with X11SPL-F motherboard (X11SPL-F | Motherboards | Products | Super Micro Computer, Inc.). I want to upgrade it with 10Gb network card. My network switch will have SFP+ and 10GBASE-T connectors (something like QNAP QSW-M1208-8C: QNAP...
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    Advice for building a home server/workstation

    Hello, I'm a complete newbie when it comes to building servers so please be patient :) Recently I decided to build a server which would be used for storage, but also as a workstation where I would have multiple virtual machines for testing/gaming/audio production. After some research it seems...
  19. AveryFreeman

    Did anyone here ditch vSphere for Proxmox, other?

    Hey, I've got vSphere 7 and keep wondering at least once a year if I should ditch vSphere for something open source. I'm thinking KVM-based, but have my eye on the Illumos/FreeBSD bhyve projects, too - although what I've tried of them has been really rough around the edges. Also open to Xen...
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    Recommended platform for a home server

    Hey, Not sure if this is the correct forum, but the CPU and MOBO are a big part of the question... I'm looking to buy a home server to installed with proxmox to cover the following needs: pfsense unifi NAS plex home assistant And have two leading candidates, both with pros and cons: HPE...