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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

System migration of an existing Linux platform

This type of migration can only be used for a Linux platform and has a limit of only one hard drive as an OpenVZ container does not allow you to add extra hard drives.

Preparing for container migration on a Proxmox server

We have two different approaches to do the system migration. These have been explained in the following points:

  1. You can simply perform an rsync operation from the source machine on the Proxmox server, and then create a configuration file for the OpenVZ container.

  2. You can create a blank container and copy the data from the source. You can view the link for your reference.

If we start our migration with the template file, we are likely to run into trouble for comparing the files on the source and destination machines, because the target container will also contain the data copied from the template. Therefore, it is much better to create the container using the GUI, keeping the configuration files, and remove all...