[PVE-User] VMID selection during create

Shain Miley smiley at npr.org
Wed Mar 4 16:23:40 CET 2009

Here is the output.  I have not used vzdump as of yet.  This occurs on 
the create tab in the web interface.

proxmox:/usr# pveversion -v
pve-manager: 1.1-3 (pve-manager/1.1/3718)
qemu-server: 1.0-10
pve-kernel: 2.6.24-5
pve-kvm: 83-1
pve-firmware: 1
vncterm: 0.9-1
vzctl: 3.0.23-1pve1
vzdump: 1.1-1
vzprocps: 2.0.11-1dso2
vzquota: 3.0.11-1dso1



Martin Maurer wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I am wondering how the VMID gets populated during the creation of a new
>> VE?  The reason I ask is because I overwrote an existing VE the other
>> day on accident because I forgot to change this value (the default value
>> was an already used VE).  I though that maybe this was a cached browser
>> object, until yesterday when the other sysadmin ( who had never made a
>> VE before) made one, that again used an already exisiting VMID by
>> default.
>> I am wondering if this is a bug or a known issue, or maybe my own issue
>> ;-)
>> I think the default behavior should be to find the highest VMID and
>> increment it, so that there is a lot less change of overwriting an
>> existing production VE.
> do you run the latest version, you have a cluster? As far as I remember this was a bug but should be fixed already. 
> Pls post your "proxversion -v"
> (if you restore via vzdump on the console you need to make sure that you do not use an existing VMID) 
> br, martin

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