Create an LXC Container on Proxmox 4.1

With our server installed we are going to  create our first VM using LXC.

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We have to select the node where we want to create the VM (if we have a cluster we could pick any node), the VMID, the hostname (FQDN or not) and the root password:

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Next step is select the storage that contains the templates and pick one for the new machine (you can download from here or have your own).

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Go next and put the disk and the storage that should contain the VM (be careful with this value, since you won’t be able to change it easily).

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Next we have to set the CPU Limit and CPU Units for the machine.

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We also have to set the memory assigned to the machine…

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… and the network parameters.

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We could set a different DNS Server or just leave the same of the host.

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As final step we could check all the parameters at once.

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Let’s Proxmox works.

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And now we have our new VM created.

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Pablo Javier Furnari

Linux System Administrator at La Plata Linux
I'm a Linux Sysadmin with 8 years of experience. I work with several clients as a consulter here in Argentina and oversea (I have clients in the United States, Mexico, Pakistan and Germany).

I know my strengths and weaknesses. I'm a quick learner, I know how to work with small and big teams. I'm hard worker, proactive and I achieve everything I propose.

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