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Mastering Proxmox - Second Edition by Wasim Ahmed

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Creating a KVM

In Proxmox, we can create a KVM VM in the following two ways:

  • From scratch
  • From a template

Creating a VM from scratch

This process walks you through the entire virtual machine creation process using a tab-based dialog box. During the process, we have to assign resources and enter the necessary information pertaining to the VM. The following screenshot shows the dialog box after you click on Create VM in the Proxmox GUI:

Creating a VM from scratch

General tab

The General tab of the dialog box is used to mainly assign identification information, such as:

  • Node: This is a drop-down list to select in which Proxmox node the VM should be created.
  • VM ID: This is the textbox ...

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