Category Archives: Server Administration

How to setup NAT on Proxmox

Proxmox uses bridge networking to provide Internet access to virtual machines, but in a bridge networking you need a public IP for each machine. If you have limited IPs you can use NAT to access Internet on your machines. How ever it is preferable to have a static public IP if you are running public […]

Converting between virtual image formats

qemu-img convert: raw, qcow2, qed, vdi, vmdk, vhd¶ The qemu-img convert command can do conversion between multiple formats, including qcow2, qed, raw, vdi, vhd, and vmdk. qemu-img format strings¶ Image format Argument to qemu-img QCOW2 (KVM, Xen) qcow2 QED (KVM) qed raw raw VDI (VirtualBox) vdi VHD (Hyper-V) vpc VMDK (VMware) vmdk This example will convert a raw image file named image.img to a qcow2 […]

Proxmox Networking

This time, I would like to show how Proxmox networking configuration can be configured. In my last post, I showed, how to install Proxmox and get ready to create VM’s. I will show a typical configuration, which I always use. The official documentation can be found here: Proxmox Network Model I will show, how to configure the network connection […]