April 27, 2021

Create a pihole High Availability setup with 2 pihole instances on Proxmox and Gravity Sync

In this guide we will cover how to create a High Availability pihole setup with Gravity Sync, so next time one of your pihole is not reachable, your DNS requests are still resolving over the fallback pihole instance. Lets get started! Getting started: setup a second machine First, either create a second virtual machine if […]

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December 5, 2020

Reroll and downgrade Proxmox Server Cluster after faulty upgrade

This is a quick tutorial about a case I recently encountered. After a upgrade of a clients Proxmox cluster to the latest version, two very important VMs were not able to power on again. As it turned out fixing the root of the issue would take much longer than the downtime would allow for, as […]

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September 25, 2020

Proxmox 6.2-11 VM GPU PCIe passthrough for Windows 10 on AMD EPYC 7402P and ROMED8-2t

Its very important to keep the order of this guide and not add and setup things prior or later, as this will create errors. Also I tried to keep it as detailed as possible, therefore it is going to be a fairly long article. Use this index to quickly jump to the area you need: […]

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September 20, 2020

Setup a Proxmox Two-Node High Availability Cluster with a RaspberryPi as a third Quorum vote device (qdevice)

In this tutorial we are creating a Proxmox cluster with two physical servers, node1 and node2, and we will add a RaspberryPi as a third Quorum device to make the Proxmox cluster working as intended in High Availability mode with having an odd number of cluster votes. This gives smaller business or a homelab user […]

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September 12, 2020

Automatic backups for Proxmox Server Nodes to a Synology NFS share

Problem to solve: If you have a Proxmox Server and you like tinkering around with it like I do, then you probably know that feeling that all of a sudden nothing seems to be working as it used to be and you want to re-roll to a certain point and just start all over again. […]

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June 14, 2020

Install expressVPN with kill switch and jDownloader2 in a ProxMox LXC container

This install is similar to the install on Raspbian and a raspberry pi, still there are some specialities and traps you can run into, especially with the virtual architecture and openvpn service. If you want to install the same setup on a Raspberry Pi, please read my earlier guide on this topic. WARNING: the openvpn […]

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May 29, 2020

Build a PROXMOX virtual server on SuperMicro SuperServer 5018A-FTN4

Introduction Over the years I piled up a lot of different projects running in my home on different Raspberry Pis. Because this amazing little piece of technology can literally do anything, I love to tryout and build things with it. Roughly every third project turned out to be one I will keep running and so […]

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