Learning Proxmox VE

Unleash the power of Proxmox VE by setting up a dedicated virtual environment to serve both containers and virtual machines

Learning Proxmox VE

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Rik Goldman

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Unleash the power of Proxmox VE by setting up a dedicated virtual environment to serve both containers and virtual machines
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Book Details

ISBN 139781783981786
Paperback224 pages

Book Description

Proxmox VE 4.1 provides an open source, enterprise virtualization platform on which to host virtual servers as either virtual machines or containers.

This book will support your practice of the requisite skills to successfully create, tailor, and deploy virtual machines and containers with Proxmox VE 4.1. Following a survey of PVE's features and characteristics,this book will contrast containers with virtual machines and establish cases for both. It walks through the installation of Proxmox VE, explores the creation of containers and virtual machines, and suggests best practices for virtual disk creation, network configuration, and Proxmox VE host and guest security.Throughout the book, you will navigate the Proxmox VE 4.1 web interface and explore options for command-line management

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Proxmox VE Fundamentals
Proxmox VE in brief
Virtualization with Proxmox VE
Summary
Chapter 2: Installing Proxmox VE
Hardware requirements and recommendations for Proxmox VE
Downloading Proxmox VE
Verifying the downloaded image
Ensuring hardware virtualization extensions are installed
Preparing for the Proxmox VE Installer
Installing Proxmox VE
Upgrading PVE from the command line
Summary
Chapter 3: Creating Containers
Understanding the container advantage
Container templates
Downloading templates
From template to container
Starting and stopping containers
Summary
Chapter 4: Creating Virtual Machines
Distinguishing features of virtual machines
Creating a virtual machine
Practicing the creation of virtual machines
Summary
Chapter 5: Working with Virtual Disks
Understanding virtual disks
Learning more
Summary
Chapter 6: Networking with Proxmox VE
Proxmox VE network model
Network configuration for virtual servers
Summary
Chapter 7: Securing Proxmox VE
Security benefits of virtualization
Aggravated vulnerabilities
Taking action
Summary

What You Will Learn

  • Install and configure Proxmox VE
  • Create new virtual machines and containers
  • Import container templates and virtual appliances
  • Optimize virtual machine performance for common use cases
  • Apply the latest security patches to a Proxmox VE host
  • Contrast PVE virtual machines and containers to recognize their respective use cases
  • Secure virtual machines and containers
  • Assess the benefits of virtualization on budgets, server real estate, maintenance, and management time

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Proxmox VE Fundamentals
Proxmox VE in brief
Virtualization with Proxmox VE
Summary
Chapter 2: Installing Proxmox VE
Hardware requirements and recommendations for Proxmox VE
Downloading Proxmox VE
Verifying the downloaded image
Ensuring hardware virtualization extensions are installed
Preparing for the Proxmox VE Installer
Installing Proxmox VE
Upgrading PVE from the command line
Summary
Chapter 3: Creating Containers
Understanding the container advantage
Container templates
Downloading templates
From template to container
Starting and stopping containers
Summary
Chapter 4: Creating Virtual Machines
Distinguishing features of virtual machines
Creating a virtual machine
Practicing the creation of virtual machines
Summary
Chapter 5: Working with Virtual Disks
Understanding virtual disks
Learning more
Summary
Chapter 6: Networking with Proxmox VE
Proxmox VE network model
Network configuration for virtual servers
Summary
Chapter 7: Securing Proxmox VE
Security benefits of virtualization
Aggravated vulnerabilities
Taking action
Summary

Book Details

ISBN 139781783981786
Paperback224 pages
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