Thu. Aug 11th, 2022
Coined PiMOX (by some) is an Adaptation of Proxmox on Raspberry Pi’s

I am a huge proponent of small computing in place of the huge servers that eat up a power bill. However there are needs for them in the enterprise world. In my world where I run a couple of webstes and only need the very minimal of resources. Go here to learn how to install Promox on a Raspberry PI cluster.

1 – go to the http://promox.ip:8006
2 – right click on server > create vm <next>

3 – Enter your VM name click – tick the advanced box option. – tick Start at Boot option. click <next>

4 – Select “Do not use media” click <next>

5 – Select BIOS “OVMF (BIOS)” in the drop down list – tick Add EFI Disk Select storage (Should be same as VM Disk Storage – Highly recommended.) from dropdown then click <next>

6 – Select your storage from the drop down, set your disk size (ex: 30 GiB) click – <next>

Storage Location
Disk Size/SSD Emulation

7 – You can select your cores and cpu type (make this host) in the dropdown list.

8 – Set your ram size here. I use 2048 regardless if it’s PiMOX or Proxmox. click <next>

9 – network select VirtIO in Model, uncheck firewall checkbox click <next>

10 – Make sure everything is correct and click <Finish>

11 – highlight VM and select hardware
12 – add a serial port (0)
13 – edit Display choose <serial terminal 0> from dropdown
14 – remove ide cdrom
15 – add CD/DVD Rom

16 – options – boot order – move the cdrom to the top (drag and drop) click ok
17 – Right click VM and click start

17 – select continue as basic mode.

18 – At this point follow the on screen instructions and you are good to go.

I hope you enjoy this technology, let me know if you need help:

By Michael Cooper

30 years in it, Senior Systems Engineer

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