[PVE-User] Proxmox VE 5.0 released!

Dimitris Beletsiotis dimitris.beletsiotis at gmail.com
Wed Jul 5 23:04:37 CEST 2017

Just watched the video, great work!

Dimitris Beletsiotis

On 04-Jul-17 18:25, Martin Maurer wrote:
> Hi all,
> We are very happy to announce the final release of our Proxmox VE 5.0 
> - based on the great Debian 9 codename "Stretch" and a Linux Kernel 4.10.
> New Proxmox VE Storage Replication
> Replicas provide asynchronous data replication between two or multiple 
> nodes in a cluster, thus minimizing data loss in case of failure. For 
> all organizations using local storage the Proxmox replication feature 
> is a great option to increase data redundancy for high I/Os avoiding 
> the need of complex shared or distributed storage configurations.
> => https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Storage_Replication
> With Proxmox VE 5.0 Ceph RBD becomes the de-facto standard for 
> distributed storage. Packaging is now done by the Proxmox team. The 
> Ceph Luminous is not yet production ready but already available for 
> testing. If you use Ceph, follow the recommendations below.
> We also have a simplified procedure for disk import from different 
> hypervisors. You can now easily import disks from VMware, Hyper-V, or 
> other hypervisors via a new command line tool called ‘qm importdisk’.
> Other new features are the live migration with local storage via QEMU, 
> added USB und Host PCI address visibility in the GUI, bulk actions and 
> filtering options in the GUI and an optimized NoVNC console.
> And as always we have included countless bugfixes and improvements on 
> a lot of places.
> Video
> Watch our short introduction video - What's new in Proxmox VE 5.0?
> https://www.proxmox.com/en/training/video-tutorials
> Release notes
> https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Roadmap#Proxmox_VE_5.0
> Download
> https://www.proxmox.com/en/downloads
> Alternate ISO download:
> http://download.proxmox.com/iso/
> Source Code
> https://git.proxmox.com
> Bugtracker
> https://bugzilla.proxmox.com
> Q: Can I upgrade a 5.x beta installation to the stable 5.0 release via 
> apt?
> A: Yes, upgrading from beta to stable can be done via apt. 
> https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Downloads#Update_a_running_Proxmox_Virtual_Environment_5.x_to_latest_5.0
> Q: Can I install Proxmox VE 5.0 on top of Debian Stretch?
> A: Yes, see 
> https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Install_Proxmox_VE_on_Debian_Stretch
> Q: Can I upgrade Proxmox VE 4.4 to 5.0 with apt dist-upgrade?
> A: Yes, see https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Upgrade_from_4.x_to_5.0
> Q: I am running Ceph Server on V4.4 in a production setup - should I 
> upgrade now?
> A: Not yet. Ceph packages in Proxmox VE 5.0 are based on the latest 
> Ceph Luminous release (release candidate status). Therefore not yet 
> recommended for production. But you should start testing in a testlab 
> environment, here is one important wiki article - 
> https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Ceph_Jewel_to_Luminous
> Many thank you's to our active community for all feedback, testing, 
> bug reporting and patch submissions!

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