Installing Proxmox VE

The Proxmox Installer takes us through the fundamental configuration details (much as Debian installer does), including the target install drive, locale and keyboard layout, root user credentials, and network configuration.

As the installer walks us through entering these details, it offers impressively clear and concise explanations of what it's asking for and why.

Note

A video of the full installation process, provided by the developers, is available on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckvPt1Bp9p0 (do note, however, that it was uploaded in 2011, when Proxmox VE relied on Debian 6).

  1. To initiate the installation process, insert and boot from the Proxmox VE installation media.

    Tip

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