[PVE-User] I thought Proxmox VE was free?

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Mon Oct 10 19:36:52 CEST 2011

> What they are alluding to on Spiceworks is that the cost of Proxmox VE as being
> free is not prominent enough to warrant belief.
> Here is what the overall sentiment is:
> "...the wiki is written by volunteers or not kept up to date. 

That is complete nonsense. We monitor and update the wiki.

> The only place that I
> can find to download ProxMox VE says that you have to check the support site
> to deploy and the support site says that you must be licensed. "

'sotware license' and 'support' are different things.

> Maybe a few wording changes on the subscription page, to restate that
> "Proxmox is completely free to use." since that is the page they are referring to.

Proxmox VE is licensed under GPL/AGPL. That is one of the most used software licenses.
Please read the license carefully instead.

- Dietmar

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