Proxmox Virtual Environment (VE) is an enterprise-grade open-source server virtualization solution based on Debian Linux distribution with a modified Ubuntu LTS kernel. It allows you to deploy and manage both virtual machines and containers.
This setup presumes you have a running Debian 10 Buster Linux server running. If you don’t have one, follow our guide to Install Debian 10 on a dedicated server that will be used as a hypervisor. Please note that you need a 64-bit processor with support for the Intel 64 or AMD64 CPU extensions.
Below are the steps you’ll follow through to install Proxmox VE 6 on Debian 10 (Buster).
Step 1: Update Debian OS
Update apt package index before getting started.
sudo apt -y update sudo apt -y upgrade sudo reboot
Step 2: Set system hostname
We need to set the hostname and make sure it is resolvable via /etc/hosts.
sudo hostnamectl set-hostname prox6node01.example.com --static
echo "10.1.1.10 prox6node01.example.com prox6node01" | sudo tee -a /etc/hosts
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