[PVE-User] Creating VM with thin provisioning (ESXi fashion)

Leandro Roggerone leandro at tecnetmza.com.ar
Tue Mar 10 12:51:14 CET 2020


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El mar., 10 mar. 2020 a las 8:12, Alexandre DERUMIER (<aderumier at odiso.com>)
escribió:

> Hi,
>
> almost all storages are thin provisionned by default in proxmox
>
> (Create a new disk of 400Gb, it'll use 0 until you create datas on it)
>
>
> ----- Mail original -----
> De: "Leandro Roggerone" <leandro at tecnetmza.com.ar>
> À: "proxmoxve" <pve-user at pve.proxmox.com>
> Envoyé: Lundi 9 Mars 2020 12:53:29
> Objet: [PVE-User] Creating VM with thin provisioning (ESXi fashion)
>
> Sorry to compare ... between systems , I just want to get to the same
> function:
> When you create a VM on vmware you assign a max storage , for example
> 400Gb.
> Then you can see from vm dashboard that this VM is using 194Gb.
>
> But ,if I look inside the VM , you will see:
>
> [root at ftp ~]# lsblk
> NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT
> sda 8:0 0 * 400G 0 disk*
> ├─sda1 8:1 0 1G 0 part /boot
> └─sda2 8:2 0 398.9G 0 part
> ├─centos-root 253:0 0 395G 0 lvm /
> └─centos-swap 253:1 0 3.9G 0 lvm [SWAP]
> sr0 11:0 1 918M 0 rom
>
> The VM "believes" it has a 400Gb drive, and can continue automatically
> growing up to those 400 GB but it is currently using only 194Gb.
> I would like to work same way on my PVE environment if possible .. or what
> is best approach.
> Leandro.
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