How to add new local storage in Proxmox VE

Used Software:

Proxmox VE 3.4-1/3f2d890e


Extra added hard drives without partitions.


SDA is the drive where the proxmox installation is running

SDB is the new drive that will be added to the proxmox.

For adding more local hard drives to Proxmox for storage purposes use the following:

– Open the Proxmox Shell

– Type:  pvcreate /dev/sdb1

Create a volume group. The name Backup

Type: vgcreate Backup /dev/sdb1

Shell Proxmox

Click Add – LVM Group at Storage Tab

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