[PVE-User] Proxmox

Gilberto Ferreira gilberto.nunes32 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 11 11:41:40 CET 2021


Hi
> 1. boot to RAID controller manager and configure
>     3 hdd = RAID5
>     2 hdd = RAID1
>     1 hdd GlobalHotSpare
> 2. boot to ISO proxmox and install
>     ZFS over that raid5 (use whole space)

Mix RAID and ZFS is not a good idea, ZFS needs to deal directly with disk.

My advice is to install Proxmox in a RAID-1 and then use the other
disks with RAID-5 as a VM storage (LVM-Thin for instance, or even
XFS). In this way, the VMS will be safe in the 2d arrangement.



Best regards
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Gilberto Nunes Ferreira
(47) 99676-7530 - Whatsapp / Telegram




Em seg., 11 de jan. de 2021 às 06:37, Markus Dellermann via pve-user
<pve-user at lists.proxmox.com> escreveu:
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> Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 10:37:35 +0100
> Subject: Re: [PVE-User] Proxmox
> Hi,
> Am Montag, 11. Januar 2021, 09:36:00 CET schrieb nada:
> > good day in Ethiopia ;-)
> > in case you have good RAID controller
> > i will do the following
> >
> > 1. boot to RAID controller manager and configure
> >     3 hdd = RAID5
> >     2 hdd = RAID1
> >     1 hdd GlobalHotSpare
> > 2. boot to ISO proxmox and install
> >     ZFS over that raid5 (use whole space)
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> Please don t do that, its not recommended!
> Alexandre had already mad another suggestion..
> Hardware-Raid or zfs
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> > 3. create filesystem 'backup' over that raid1 (mirror)
> >     e.g ext4 in LVM2
> > 4. add filesystem 'backup' to proxmox storage
> > 5. nagios and mailserver may be created in CTs (containers)
> >
> > hope you will have 2nd server and be able to create proxmox cluster
> > in near future. After that you will see great advantage of rapid ZFS
> > good luck
> > Nada
> Regards,
> Markus
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> > On 2021-01-10 21:24, Getachew Mekonnen wrote:
> > > Dear Sir/Madam,
> > > This is Getachew from Ethiopia. I'm an IT Expert at public
> > > organization and very keen to use Proxmox for my environment. As a
> > > beginner, I tried to understand the basic concepts from the official
> > > guide and also watched videos.
> > > But, I have some questions which I'm not clear with. My server is Dell
> > > Poweredge r730 with 56 GB RAM; and 6 SAS hdds each with 300 GB.
> > > 1. My first question is which RAID level (hd) I use?2. How do I use
> > > the hard disks, this is to mean, For example I dedicate the one 300 GB
> > > hdd for Proxmox, the other for one VM, the other for another VM, or
> > > shall I use another arrangement?
> > > Generally, It would be nice if I get a quick start guide for my
> > > scenario (In my scenario, I want to create one Windows File Server,
> > > One Ubuntu Mail Server (Zimbra), and one Ubuntu Nagios)
> > > I greatly appreciate your time and consideration.
> > > Best regards,
> > >
> > > Getachew Mekonnen
> > >
> > > Senior IT Expert, PBS Program IT Support
> > >
> > > ICT Directorate, Bureau of Finance and Economic Development (BoFED)
> > >
> > > Hawassa, Ethiopia
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