[PVE-User] VMID clarifying

Gilberto Nunes gilberto.nunes32 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 22 16:12:21 CEST 2019


or better, start with VMID 1, then +n....

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Em ter, 22 de out de 2019 às 11:05, lists <lists at merit.unu.edu> escreveu:

> Hi,
>
> Actually, we feel the same as Gilberto.
>
> Could proxmox not for example default to something like: highest
> currently-in-use-number PLUS 1?
>
> MJ
>
> On 22-10-2019 15:28, Fabian Grünbichler wrote:
> > On October 22, 2019 2:43 pm, Gilberto Nunes wrote:
> >> Folks,
> >> When you create a VM, it generates an ID, for example 100, 101, 102 ...
> etc
> >
> > no. when you create a VM in the GUI, it suggests the first free slot in
> > the guest ID range. you can choose whatever you want ;)
> >
> >> ...
> >> By removing this VM 101 let's say, and then creating a new one, I
> noticed
> >> that it generates this new one with ID 101 again.
> >
> > only if you don't set another ID.
> >
> >> But I also realized that it takes the backups I had from the old VM 101
> and
> >> links to this new one, even though it's OSs and everything else. My
> fear is
> >> that running a backup routine will overwrite the images I had with that
> ID.
> >> It would probably happen if I had not realized.
> >
> > the solution is to either not delete VMs that are still important (even
> > if 'important' just means having the associated backups semi-protected)
> >
> >> Any way to use sequential ID and not go back in IDs? I do not know if i
> was
> >> clear....
> >
> > or don't use the default VMID suggestion by the GUI. there is no way to
> > change that behaviour, since we don't have a record of "IDs that (might)
> > have been used at some point in the past"
> >
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