Proxmox Windows VM looses UUID
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by Spencer LeB
1w ago
I’ve encountered an issue a few times when Proxmox updates Machine types with updates.My Windows machines sometimes present errors as after updates no UUID is present. Some software’s don’t like this. You can test this on Windows by inputting wmic path win32_computersystemproduct get uuid Likely you may see “No Instance(s) Available.” A quick fix I’ve found is to have a UUID set in the VM config Going into your VM Config fileroot@proxmox01:/etc/pve/qemu-serverSet the following arguments args: -machine smbios-entry-point-type=32 ..read more
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NUT Email Notifications / Proxmox
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by Spencer LeB
2M ago
1. Configure Email Settings: a. Install an Email Transfer Agent (MTA): To configure NUT (Network UPS Tools) to send email alerts, you need to set up the email notification feature in the NUT configuration files. Here’s a general guide to configuring email alerts with NUT: 1. Configure Email Settings: a. Install an Email Transfer Agent (MTA): You need an MTA installed on your system to send emails. Common MTAs include Postfix, Sendmail, and Exim. Ensure that your MTA is properly... Read More Read More ..read more
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Monitoring Systemd Services / Automatic Cron Restart
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by Spencer LeB
9M ago
I got a raspberry pi acting as a NUT SERVER, and it keeps flaking out. I keep having to restart nut-server all the time. Lets automate checking if the service is running and restart it if its not. The Issue. Every so often it just stops. See the graph below Lets create a bash script for checking the service Lets save the script and make it executable Lets edit crontab by typing “crontab -e” into the shell and add the... Read More Read More ..read more
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Proxmox RAID1 with BTRFS
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by Spencer LeB
10M ago
Just making a note. That if you are using BTRFS as the root volume on proxmox. You should (Ahead of time) set the following in /etc/default/grub “rootflags=degraded“ This will allow your Proxmox host to continue to boot with a dead/missing disk. Otherwise, you’ll be in for a bad day ..read more
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Veeam How To Add Azure Capacity and Archive Tier Object Storage
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by Spencer LeB
1y ago
Adding Capacity and Archive Tier Azure storage to Veeam via Object Storage Repositories has a few extra steps, then some of the competitors. I’ll be adding Veeam KB’s and try to update this if and when permissions change on Azure side. Or if pre-requisites change. Adding Microsoft Azure Blob Storage, Microsoft Azure Archive Storage https://helpcenter.veeam.com/docs/backup/hyperv/adding_azure_object_storage.html?ver=110 Considerations and Limitations https://helpcenter.veeam.com/docs/backup/hyperv/object_storage_repository_cal.html?ver=110 Microsoft Azure Storage Accounts https://helpcenter.vee ..read more
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Backup Truenas to Synology via rsync
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by Spencer LeB
2y ago
I found loads of posts on how to backup Synology to Truenas. However found it quite difficult to find a full up to date guide for Truenas to Synology. So I’ll attempt to make a guide here. There are a number of various ways to accomplish this, however I will list the steps I took. I’ll try to provide in depth detail. Setup a new user account on Truenas named “rsync” SSH Public Key comes later On Truenas when creating... Read More Read More ..read more
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XCP-NG CPU monitoring
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by Spencer LeB
2y ago
Writing a few commands down to monitor CPU frequency if testing CPU Governers Verify current governers ..read more
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Home Lab Layout & Network
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by Spencer LeB
2y ago
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