Installation of debian
Download the netinstall disk image of debian 5.01 (Lenny) AMD64 (should be AMD64, others are not suitable) and install to the server as is. Make sure you choose the entire disk with LVM. At the end of installation, you will be asked to select which services or servers to be installed. You just select "Base Standard" only.
Installation of Proxmox VE
Step 1 :
Log in the debian server as root and edit the following file.
Add the following line at the end of the file.
deb http://download.proxmox.com/debian lenny pve
Save and exit the file
Get and install the repository key.
#wget -O- "http://download.proxmox.com/debian/key.asc" | apt-key add -
Update the repository and system.
Step 2 :
Install Proxmox VE kernel.
#apt-get install pve-kernel
Then, edit the following file when need.
Delete the debian official kernel and image. Then issue the following command.
Reboot debian server and make sure you select the PVE kernel when boot at the Grub Menu.
Step 3 :
Log in debian server as root and issue the following commands.
#apt-get install proxmox-ve ntp postfix pve-manager
Connect to Proxmox VE web interface.
Step 4 :
Configure the vmbr0 interface at "System", "Network".
Configure bridge vmbr0
IP Address : 192.168.1.10 # your debian server's IP
Subnet Mask : 255.255.255.0
Gateway : 192.168.1.1 # your router or gateway's IP
Reboot your debian server.
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