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Mastering Proxmox - Second Edition by Wasim Ahmed

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Advanced configuration options for VM

We will now look at some of the advanced configuration options we can use to extend the capability of KVM virtual machines.

Configuring a sound device

In this section we are going to see how to add sound support to a VM. Proxmox by default does not add audio hardware to a VM. In order for the VM operating system to start a sound service, some arguments must be added to the VM configuration file through CLI. As of Proxmox VE 4.1 it is not possible to add a sound interface through the GUI. The following steps will add a sound device to a VM:

  1. Log in to the Proxmox node through SSH or directly in the console.
  2. Navigate to the VM configuration directory /etc/pve/nodes/<node_name>/qemu-server/<vm_id>.conf.
  3. Open the VM ...

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