how to setup proxmox with nginx as reverse proxy

The setup of nginx is basically the same as described here, but some additional directives have to be configured to make Websockets, used for the noVNC console, work: cat /etc/nginx/sites-available/proxmox map $http_upgrade $connection_upgrade {     default upgrade;     ” close; } server {     listen [::]:443 ssl;     server_name YOUR-FQDN-HERE;     ssl on;     ssl_certificate […]

how to mount host directories inside a proxmox lxc container

Proxmox supports the creation of custom mountpoints inside a lxc container straight from the proxmox container .conf file: locate your container conf file under /etc/pve/lxc/<ID>.conf and add the following: mp0:/mount/point/on/host,mp=/mount/point/on/lxc mp1:/another/mount/point/on/host,mp=/another/mount/point/on/lxc thats it! edit: another way, in the same file, as pointed out in the comments is: lxc.mount.entry: /bkup bkup none bind,create=dir,optional 0 0 This method […]

proxmox, a side project

After the pfsense router upgrade i installed proxmox on the retired AMD E-350D with 16GB DDR3 RAM, which is a debian based distro aiming to provide a virtualization platform and is accessible via web ui. The concept of linked clones is nice to see – in vmware esxi this is only supported for VDI deployments […]

vmware esxi, part2

With lots of new services that run on my vmserver it was time for an upgrade, but this time i didnt want to do a forklift upgrade as the server still was potent enough and i wanted to test cluster features. I ordered the same build as the existing one to keep maximum compatibility and […]

vmware esxi, the beginning

My journey to virtualization began with vmware in 2012, at first just with the vmware player but later on with esxi (5.0). At that time my whole concept was a single “server” using direct attached sata disks for storage and using a single network adapter for network connectivity. The setup was a small AMD E-350D […]