[PVE-User] More templates for Proxmox - CentOS 5.5?

Glenn Kelley glenn at vinehosting.com
Mon Nov 22 19:28:43 CET 2010


you need to rename the template to use it 

http://forum.proxmox.com/threads/2390-proxmox-1.4-openvz-dropdown-list-of-templates



On Nov 22, 2010, at 1:23 PM, Bruce B wrote:

> Thanks again. I downloaded the template files .tar.gz and placed them in /var/lib/vz/template/cache/ but they don't show up under Create > Container. However, they do show under Applicances Templates but with Description "unknown".
> 
> I hope I don't have to restart because that would really be an inconvenience and maybe impossible on production systems.
> 
> Regards
> 
> On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 12:46 PM, Joe Burleson <jburleson at astate.edu> wrote:
> Bruce,
> 
> If you look under the "Contributed Templates", there are two 5.5 templates.
> 
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Joe Burleson
> Department of Computer Science
> Arkansas State University
> 
> 
> On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 11:25 AM, Bruce B <bruceb444 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks guys. Amazing input here. I will look at those. 
> 
> The templates listed for CentOS don't mention the minor version number (e.g. Show only v5 instead v5.1, v5.4, or v5.5). What is with that? Does that mean if CentOS-5-* is updated by "yum -y update" then it would upgrade to CentOS-5.5-*?
> 
> Thanks
> 
> 
> On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 8:52 AM, Joe Burleson <jburleson at astate.edu> wrote:
> Bruce,
> 
> You can create your own template from a pre-existing template. You can find some instructions at:
> 
> http://wiki.openvz.org/Creating_a_CentOS_5.0_Template
> http://forum.proxmox.com/threads/452-Creating-custom-templates 
> 
> I would also recommend reading about DAB on the Proxmox Wiki. It only creates Debian templates, but it is really nice.
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Joe Burleson
> Department of Computer Science
> Arkansas State University
> 
> 
> On Sun, Nov 21, 2010 at 11:02 PM, Bruce B <bruceb444 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> 
> The templates that are listed/included in current version of Proxmox are from what source? Where can I find a CentOS 5.5? Can I easily make a template of CentOS 5.5 myself without facing trouble (e.g. compatibility, stability, etc...)?
> 
> In face, what if I do an install of a CentOS 5.5, build other applications on top of it and then turn it to a template for ease of use in future. Is that possible?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
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