Get Virtual Appliances
Virtual Appliances can be downloaded directly via the Central Web-based Management
- If your required templates is not available on Proxmox Web UI then download manually from: http://download.proxmox.com/appliances/system/, including amd64 OS templates.
- All standard OpenVZ templates can also be used (manual upload necessary)
- If you use templates from: http://download.openvz.org/template/precreated/, the file name should be altered to match the Proxmox naming convention.
Operating System Templates
Can be downloaded directly via GUI integrated template downloader. Or grab them manually from http://download.proxmox.com/images/system/
Outdated OpenVZ templates can have issues if you deploy on LXC.
When using OpenVZ templates provided by third party sites, they must be renamed to follow the Proxmox naming convention. Some such sites are:
Please take care to tweak it for the version of Proxmox in use - console access has changed from PVE 1.x to 2.2.x.
Updating of Old Containers' Startup Scripts
As of Proxmox VE v1.8 with vzevents revision - pve-manager: 1.8-17 (pve-manager/1.8/5948), kindly update all OpenVZ containers that rely on file-rc to sysv-rc thus:
aptitude install sysv-rc insserv
This will ensure that they reboot immediately. This fixes the issue in this post.