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Proxmox High Availability

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Proxmox High Availability


Overview of this book

Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Proxmox High Availability
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Configuring a Proxmox VE cluster

Now, we are going to the core part of what this book covers, that is, building a cluster with HA. Do you have everything you need now? Here is a list for you to go over quickly:

The following is the hardware checklist:

  • Two servers installed with the Proxmox server.

  • Shared storage that is accessible to all servers as quorum and VM storage. Such storage can be built using NAS4free or other alternatives; here, I have configured a NAS4free server with the IP address as

  • Two network cards on each server connected separately to the two network switches to test the network-fencing ability.

The following is the software checklist:

  • Proxmox servers are configured with the network settings mentioned before and should be able to ping each other

  • Bonding devices Bond0 and Bond1 should be well configured

To minimize the number of physical machines needed, I will demonstrate building up a two-node cluster for you. However, please note that the two-node cluster should...