Category Archives: setup

Proxmox VE 5.1 Setup Notes

Remove nag screen re: subscription: https://blog.briantruscott.com/how-to-remove-subscription-notification-from-proxmox-ve-5/

comment out the subscription repository. implement the ‘no-subscription’ repo instead.

guest vlan number works as expected.

To allow vm screen to be any resolution set the display properties in the vm settings to: https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd=&ved=2ahUKEwjh5ZL8qJfmAhXLxYUKHcriC0YQjRx6BAgBEAQ&url=https%3A%2F%2Fpve.proxmox.com%2Fpve-docs%2Fpve-admin-guide.html&psig=AOvVaw2KNdlUnJ0XdafS2NLDLr7W&ust=1575388316614606

Move /home/user to other location

time to move /home

good post on this here: https://www.maketecheasier.com/move-home-folder-ubuntu/

but use the amended rsync command as in the comments to see progress of the copy…

sudo rsync -aSXv /home/. /media/home/.

using NFSv4 exports for linux

about the permissions: Have setup using the ubuntu guide for NFSv4, as per here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/NFSv4Howto
I note that the settings in /etc/exports mean that the owner and group of the server folders can only be accessed by a user on the client machine of the same name