[PVE-User] Proxmox VE 5.3 released!

Matias Ruggieri matias.ruggieri at hotmail.com
Tue Dec 4 13:48:45 CET 2018

what  a way to close the year !!!!
Many congratulations to the entire Proxmox team!

On 12/4/18 7:24 AM, Martin Maurer wrote:
> Hi all!
> We are very excited to announce the general availability of Proxmox VE 
> 5.3!
> Proxmox VE now integrates CephFS, a distributed, POSIX-compliant file 
> system which serves as an interface to the Ceph storage (like the 
> RBD). You can store backupfiles, ISO images, and container templates. 
> CephFS can be created and configured easily with its Metadata server 
> (MDS) in the GUI.
> We improved disk management and you can now add ZFS raid volumes, LVM, 
> and LVMthin pools as well as additional disks with a traditional file 
> system. The existing ZFS over iSCSI storage plug-in can now access LIO 
> target in the Linux kernel. Other new features are nesting for LXC 
> containers so you can use LXC and LXD inside containers or access NFS 
> or CIFS. If you are adventurous, you can configure PCI passthrough and 
> vGPUs via the GUI.
> Countless bugfixes and more smaller improvements are listed in the 
> release notes.
> Release notes
> https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Roadmap#Proxmox_VE_5.3
> Video tutorial
> Watch our short introduction video What's new in Proxmox VE 5.3?
> https://www.proxmox.com/en/training/video-tutorials
> 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 install Proxmox VE 5.3 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 5.x to 5.3 with apt?
> A: Yes, just via GUI or via CLI with apt update && apt dist-upgrade
> Q: Can I upgrade Proxmox VE 4.x to 5.3 with apt dist-upgrade?
> A: Yes, see https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Upgrade_from_4.x_to_5.0. If 
> you Ceph on V4.x please also check 
> https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Ceph_Jewel_to_Luminous. Please note, 
> Proxmox VE 4.x is already end of support since June 2018, see Proxmox 
> VE Support Lifecycle 
> https://forum.proxmox.com/threads/proxmox-ve-support-lifecycle.35755/
> Many THANKS to our active community for all your feedback, testing, 
> bug reporting and patch submitting!

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