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    Optimize Write Amplification (ZoL, Proxmox)

    Hi, I've setup a Proxmox-Hypervisor and got a total write amplification of around 18 from VM to NAND flash. Can someone hint me how to improve this? Server setup: Supermicro X10SRM-F, Xeon E5-2620v4, 64GB DDR4 2133 ECC root drives: 2x Intel S3700 100GB (sda/sdb, LBA=4k) mirrored with mdraid...
  2. vl1969

    [solved]Zfs on Linux Bootable rpool setup(Proxmox 5.3)

    Hi everyone, Haven't been here for a while. Have a strange question , maybe? I have a Proxmox 5.4 server setup on ZFS. The setup is as follows: A system is on 2 SSD in mirrored pool And around 16 HDDs of various sizes in mirrored pools based on disks size. Like I have a pool with 2T disks. A...
  3. Z

    Finishing New Server Build : Time for SAS HBA IT mode card

    Hi, I'm in the process of finishing a new server build for proxmox virtualization. The system is running memtest to check if I'm safe with those memory sticks, and so far so good, finishing 7th pass with 0 errors so far. At the moment, my new server build goes like this: - motherboard...
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    Networking Services don’t auto-start on boot up - Dell R720 w/ proxmox (Warning: Beginner User)

    I’m working on a home server project using a Dell R720 to serve as a NAS, PLEX server, and torrent grabber. This is my first server ever and my first experience in networking, server hardware, and Linux. Because of this, I do not know how to carry out the three functions listed out above so I’m...
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    New build for a VM server

    Hi There, I'm posting this message in the hope that here I find some opinions, tips, alerts on building a new server. It's a loooong message, so please bear with me, I really need opinions to make an edutated choice. My intention is to build a server for a (very) small company, in order to...
  6. Q

    R820 / H310 "Adapter at Baseport is not responding"

    I posted this on Dell's community as well but no responses as yet. So I think I have a serious problem that I need any help I can get. I don't know if the H310, the SAS cables, the enclosure, or the drives are bad. I will explain. I purchased a re-purposed R820 with an H310 and 10 1TB...
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    Proxmox server with separate unraid storage box, is it possible?

    Hi, new to forum and looking to get some answers. I currently have a supermicro sc933 server with dual xenon x5650 that is used in unraid with 50tb of storage (with about 15tb used).I recently bought a supermicro sc836 with dual e5-2640v2 to do some learning about vms. I was thinking about...
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    NVMe performance on IBM x3650 M3

    Hi, On my IBM x3650 M3 server (model 7945K3G) I added two Kingston SSD A1000 M2 with 960 Gb of capacity (the exact model is SA1000M8/960G A1000) mounted into two M.2 PCIe adapter ( I'm using Proxmox...
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    Migration from ESXi to Proxmox

    Hi. How to migrate VM from Esxi 5.5 to Proxmox VE 5.4-3 VM > 100 (Windows, Linux) Manually is a very long time (is there a way to automate migration?
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    Help getting Connectx-3 working in SR-IOV under proxmox-ve.

    Hi Folks Need help getting SR-IOV (inifiniband) to work with Proxmox-ve. I’ve installed MLX_OFED_LINUX ver 4.3- installed on both the host (proxmox ve 5.4-3 and the guest (ubuntu 18.04). I’ve enabled SR-IOV in the firmware of the card, SR-IOV on MLX_OFED Driver and go the point of...
  11. arglebargle

    (Proxmox VE) Persistent automatic nag-removal script

    Hey all, I got annoyed manually patching the PVE web gui javascript to remove the "unlicensed node" pop-up across half a dozen machines every time there was an update, so I automated the process. Then I realized I could make pre/post install dpkg hooks for it so it'll fire every time the source...
  12. L

    Intel NUC single SSD - best filesystem for Proxmox

    Just picked up an Intel Coffee Lake NUC. I've ordered a single M.2 NVMe SSD (1TB Samsung 970 Evo Plus). Wanted to run a few test VMs at home on it, nothing critical. Would ZFS be the best filesystem to use or would XFS/ext4 be better?
  13. fossxplorer

    HP T730 Thin Client low perf on Proxmox

    Anyone ever got the turbo speed to be triggered? I've done various tests to trigger it on PVE, no luck so far with turbostat and just watching /proc/cpuinfo. Also got a Windows guest running, it seems to cap at 2.69Ghz. current CPU frequency: 2.70 GHz (asserted by call to hardware) boost state...
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    Proxmox Space Requirements

    Taking the Proxmox plunge soon and looking at the admin doc but, it does not state the space requirements for the Proxmox OS. What is recommended amount of space that I need where I am not going to run out of space on new kernels, upgrades, logs etc... but still keep to a minimum for a SATA dom...
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    Could use some advice on file server / vm server build

    Hi all, I'm considering setting up a Proxmox server, but I'm lost in the sea of possibilities ;) Maybe someone here has set up a similar system and could offer some advice... What I'm looking to build is primarily a file server, with some containers or VMs (internal webservers, databases with...
  16. Patrick

    Proxmox ZFS Pool GUI

    Proxmox VE Seems to have added this fairly recently I had a Proxmox VE 5.2 node that I did a dist-upgrade -y on for a new install. I looked at an older Proxmox VE 5.2 machine and it was not there. Datacenter-> Node -> Disks and it now has various storage creation options. One of them is ZFS...
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    Ceph low performance

    Hello, We have a seperate Ceph cluster and Proxmox Cluster (seperate server nodes), i want to know if the performance we get is normal or not, my thought was that the performance could be way better with the hardware we are using. So is there any way we can improve with configuration changes...
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    Proxmox networks

    I'm relatively new to Proxmox and I'm looking for insight on proper setup of Proxmox networking. It seems there are various networks that need to be considered. Admin (gui/ssh), cluster (corosync), storage, migration/replication, external network for guest VM's, and maybe more I'm missing. What...
  19. L

    Realizing NAS-Storage using Proxmox

    Hello everyone, I have discovered this forum just a few days ago, but are already blown away by the knowledge and kindness here :) I am currently running Proxmox on an i5-4440 with 32GB non-ECC RAM with ZFS [4x 2TB-WD-RED in striped mittor (each mirror consists of 2 WD-RED) and a mirrored 250...