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Proxmox : vzdump performance optimization

Just found this on the Proxmox Wiki https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Performance_Tweaks#VZdump stating that the default value for vzdump is limited to 10000 Kbps (10 Mbps). This might explain even my misunderstanding why backups to my…

Proxmox: Getting some performance data from a Proxmox server

For the Records, in order to get performance data from a proxmox server you can use: pveperf [email protected]:~# pveperf CPU BOGOMIPS: 21281.44 REGEX/SECOND: 1039338 HD SIZE: 28.05 GB (/dev/mapper/pve-root) BUFFERED…

Proxmox: OpenVZ (OVZ) and Turnkey Appliances root password

This is a bizarre one. Either I wasn’t able to search for the right pages and posts or it’s simply poorly documented. Particularly under Proxmox (I will need to bump…

CentOS / Debian: detect a new disk / lun without rebooting linux

Particularly under VMware you may just add a new disk to linux without the need to reboot the whole thingy. So after adding the new disk as root on the…

Debian 7.0 Wheezy / Proxmox 3.x: Install ZFS Native

In relation to the outdated post http://www.solaris-cookbook.eu/linux/debian-kanotix-proxmox-install-zfs-native/ Things have become much easier now How to install ZFS native on Debian 7 or Proxmox 3.x 1) become root sudo su –…

Proxmox 3.x / Debian 7.0: Backup and Restore (Recover) Proxmox Server configuration

Situation: I used to run a Proxmox 2.x on Debian 6.0 Dev box. I somehow sufficiently manage to corrupt the whole OS and config. I had snapshots and backups to…

CentOS 6.x: VMware Repo for VMware tools x86_64

If you need to install the vmware tools for CentOS 6.x as a repo then: rpm –import http://packages.vmware.com/tools/keys/VMWARE-PACKAGING-GPG-RSA-KEY.pub vi /etc/yum.repos.d/VMWare-Tools.repo insert [vmware-tools] name=VMware Tools baseurl=http://packages.vmware.com/tools/esx/latest/rhel6/x86_64 #baseurl=http://packages.vmware.com/tools/esx/4.1latest/rhel6/i686 enabled=1 gpgcheck=1 gpgkey=http://packages.vmware.com/tools/keys/VMWARE-PACKAGING-GPG-RSA-KEY.pub This…

Proxmox: Enable Beta (Testing) Repository Channel

Based on http://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Package_repositories To Enable the PVE testing (Proxmox testing channel) do the following: vi /etc/apt/sources.list Insert # PVE packages provided by proxmox.com deb http://download.proxmox.com/debian squeeze pvetest Then update the system by using:…

NagiosXI: Install on CentOS 6.x in an OpenVZ container

I’m a new fan of Nagios XI. The Core version is simply to complex and difficult to manage and I love to (KISS) keep it simple and stupid. A first try to…

Debian / Kanotix / Proxmox: Install ZFS Native

Install ZFS Native on Kanotix / Debian Squeeze / Proxmox 2.1 This whole thing below is obsolete. I created a new post with up to date details for Debian 7.0…