[PVE-User] Proxmox node is down, how can I migrate the VM?

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Fri Apr 27 06:20:39 CEST 2012

> But: What is when ProxMox Server A is going hardly down, possibly caused
> by an hardware error. How can I fire up the VMs on ProxMox Server B? In
> ProxMox GUI the VMs has an black Icon and I canĀ“t migrate them. Because
> the connection to ProxMox Server A is not possible.

First make sure the other node is really down!

Then set expected votes to gain quorum:

# pvecm expected 1

Then move the config file to correct position:

# mv /etc/pve/nodes/<oldnode>/qemu-server/<vmid>.conf /etc/pve/nodes/<newnode>/qemu-server/

- Dietmar

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