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Proxmox Cookbook by Wasim Ahmed

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Chapter 1. Installing Proxmox

In this chapter, we are going to cover the following Proxmox basics:

  • Hardware requirements
  • Preparing for installation
  • Installing Proxmox on a bare metal node
  • Installing Proxmox on a Debian system
  • A Proxmox subscription
  • Disabling a Proxmox subscription
  • Applying a Proxmox subscription
  • Setting up a Proxmox package repository
  • Seeking support

Introduction

The Proxmox Virtual Environment (VE) is an open source multinode clustered hypervisor built on Debian Linux, and is able to run on commodity hardware, thus eliminating any vendor lock ins. Proxmox is freely available without any features locked. However, a subscription type license is available to enable a enterprise repository to receive well-tested patches and updates. Subscriptions ...

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