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  1. bigjme

    [Resolved] Primary GPU passthrough

    I installed the user scripts plugin to unraid, added a new script named Fix Gpu Passthrough and set the content to #!/bin/bash echo 0 > /sys/class/vtconsole/vtcon0/bind echo 0 > /sys/class/vtconsole/vtcon1/bind echo efi-framebuffer.0 > /sys/bus/platform/drivers/efi-framebuffer/unbind I then set it to run "At first array start only" and just reboot. It will then run that command automatically when the array starts which occurs prior to any VM's being booted so happens early enough to cause no issues
  2. Attached are the docker settings i used The registry edits do 2 things, i haven't used this in a while so i'm unsure if their still needed or not: Alter the appearance settings for Wine so the blueiris interfaces look correct. Without it, certain setting boxes didn't render properly (close, minimise, fullscreen) Tell blue iris to minimise to the system tray. I found that if you kept blue iris open or tried to minimise it then it would often crash by default as wine would get bogged down. This allows it to be minimised and re-opened without the crashes and stops the docker from rendering the video preview in the background Its been a while since i went through any of this, i turned the docker off after posting the registry fixes as i wasn't sure how to automate them I'm not sure exactly where wine keeps the windows registries stored in the system itself but i believe, as long as the c drive is mapped like in the above screen shot, it should persist everything even with updates Jamie
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    Docker Groups

    So as i'm using more and more dockers i'm finding my docker screen getting a little messy (with 23 dockers) So my request is for some sort of docker grouping or categorisation in the docker gui. While it won't affect many users it may be useful to be able to group dockers by what their for and tidy up the interface For example, with my setup i'd want these groups: Home Media Services Web Services CCTV Utils Not Needed (i store old useful dockers here) It would be amazing to see something like this, potentially with a user create-able grouping list so we can make as many as needed? Even if it just acted as a filter that would be amazing Jamie
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    [Support] Linuxserver.io - Nginx

    OK I did not think of this at all.... Safe to say this would be a much easier approach than what I was thinking of as it's more scalable Looks like I'm going to need to learn some docker potentially! Thanks both for your replies. As I say, it was a bit of an odd one and one I didn't really expect a response from
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    [Support] Linuxserver.io - Nginx

    This is a bit of an odd one so forgive me and i know it may sound totally mad For years i've hosted various servers and websites on an unraid server. Its my job so i host test sites and everything else when i'm working remotely I have a custom reverse proxy coded and working in nginx and a number of nginx backend server. This allows me to route different websites to different instances of nginx entirely. Sometimes i get stuck with older websites or those that have bugs with certain php versions and i need to change it Right now the nginx docker ships with php 7.1.17 which is great. My question is, is there any way to change the php version without manually removing and installing a new one each load? I was thinking perhaps a set of stable php versions all installed at the same time but with fast-cgi on different ports. You could then change the fast-cgi port used by nginx and therefore change the php version used The most commonly selectable options i've seen are: 4.4 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 7.0 7.1 7.2 My idea is to use dockers instead of something like MultiPHP so everything was truely isolated. I know the idea behind it is mad and likely not usable by many but its worth a shot
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    [support] Spants - Kerberos.io template

    I managed to get it to run and work using these settings I couldn't figure out how to map the config folder for kerberos itself however so i'm assuming an update would wipe the settings within. One thing i did notice was it seems very memory heavy. A single 3mp camera was causing the docker to pull at least 3GB memory (climbing quickly) and 2 full system cores on my 5960x Safe to say my windows 10 vm running blue iris pulls around 2gb with a full windows install and a tiny 3% of 4 cores allocated in comparison Regards, Jamie
  7. Hi All So my unraid server uses an adaptec hba and sadly I'm unable to monitor it right now as I'm using unraid - primarily its just to check on the hba temperature as I have no other way to check it I was wondering if there was anyone with a built docker file for this or that would be able to create one? I know this topic was brought up around 2 years ago and there were issues with having the software compiled into the docker and I believe it was decided the software would have to be downloaded and installed on docker run which is fine I've found the following 2 Dockers that do this but their all on github so I've got no idea how to use them https://github.com/Fish2/docker-storman https://github.com/nheinemans/docker-storman I'm not sure if there are still licensing issues I'm not aware of, or it may be the case that this simply won't work at all but it would perhaps be useful to have for anyone on here running adaptec maybe now that their a lot more supported? Jamie
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    KVM Live Backup qcow2

    Ok so for anyone following this or interested, this may be becoming more of just a general virsh support issue than anything as i have an idea of what may work for achieving at least some form of easier backups and having had to trash a vm recently this is becoming a more prominent issues for me Please note, i have not tried rolling back a vm to a snapshot yet so don't use the above as serious backups until tested more Now as i'm fairly new to virsh and there are no doubt some guru's on here, this is my new current script #!/bin/bash #Declare backup sources sources=( "/mnt/cache/VMImages/vm1/" "/mnt/disk1/Disk1Test/VM Image/vm2/" ) targets=( "/mnt/disks/Disk_1/VMImages/vm1" "/mnt/disks/Disk_1/VMImages/vm2" ) vmname=( "vm1" "vm2" ) arraylength=${#sources[@]} # Declare backup drives deviceuuid=( "6ed5043c-14ee-41f2-903d-d201ec50d39f" ) devicemount=( "/mnt/disks/Disk_1" ) devicelength=${#deviceuuid[@]} # Mount drives for (( ii=1; ii<${devicelength}+1; ii++ )); do if grep -qs "${devicemount[$ii-1]}" /proc/mounts; then echo "${devicemount[$ii-1]}" " - mounted" else echo "${devicemount[$ii-1]}" " - not mounted" mkdir "${devicemount[$ii-1]}" echo "${devicemount[$ii-1]}" " - created mount path" mount -t xfs UUID="${deviceuuid[$ii-1]}" "${devicemount[$ii-1]}" if [ $? -eq 0 ]; then echo "${devicemount[$ii-1]}" " - mount success!" else echo "${devicemount[$ii-1]}" " - mount failed!" exit 1; fi fi done # Handle Backup for (( ii=1; ii<${arraylength}+1; ii++ )); do echo "Starting backup of" "${sources[$ii-1]}" " to " "${targets[$ii-1]}" mkdir -p "${targets[$ii-1]}" #virsh domblklist "${vmname[$ii-1]}" virsh snapshot-create-as --domain "${vmname[$ii-1]}" $(date '+%Y-%m-%d-%H-%M-%S') --diskspec hdc,file="/mnt/user/ArrayVDisks/TempVms/overlays/${vmname[$ii-1]}.qcow2" --disk-only --atomic files=( $(find "${targets[$ii-1]}" -name "*.qcow2") ) if [ ${#files[@]} -gt 0 ]; then echo "Running incremental backup - setting as inplace" rsync -ahv --delete --progress --inplace "${sources[$ii-1]}" "${targets[$ii-1]}" else echo "Running first backup - setting as sparse" rsync -ahv --delete --progress --sparse "${sources[$ii-1]}" "${targets[$ii-1]}" fi virsh blockcommit "${vmname[$ii-1]}" hdc --active --verbose --pivot rm "/mnt/user/ArrayVDisks/TempVms/overlays/${vmname[$ii-1]}.qcow2" #virsh snapshot-list "${vmname[$ii-1]}" done # Unmount drives for (( ii=1; ii<${devicelength}+1; ii++ )); do if grep -qs "${devicemount[$ii-1]}" /proc/mounts; then fuser -k "${devicemount[$ii-1]}" umount "${devicemount[$ii-1]}" echo "${devicemount[$ii-1]}" " - unmounted" rmdir "${devicemount[$ii-1]}" echo "${devicemount[$ii-1]}" " - removed mount path" fi done So, this mounts the drive i specify to a mount point of my choosing, then loops through the VM's as needed. It creates a snapshot for each vm, checks if that vm has been backed up before, if it hasn't then rsync does a sparse image backup to preserve the space used rather than copying it at the full image size. If it exists then it does an inplace backup which just updates the sparse image, again keeping the files small This so far seems to work fine as i have a 30GB qcow2 vm thats using 5.6gb, 3 backup runs later and its still only 5.6gb as nothing in the vm ever really changes although it is running and there is no noticeable different to the vm while this is all running So now the image is copied the system commits the overlay image back into the base, removes the overlay image, and does the next vm, once its done it unmounts all the drives as needed. This is done so i can actually backup my vm's to multiple drives if needed - i use this for important documents on my array as well So that's all working fine but still there is that dreaded rsync that copies the entire image over every time which isn't ideal but is fine while i'm doing local backups So i had a thought earlier but i can't figure out for the life of me if its even remotely possible or not. From what i have read the command "virsh snapshot-create-as" is capable of creating a snapshot backing chain with multiple layers when this parameter is passed "--reuse-external". An example is below A brand new image is created and looks like this: base.img After 1 snapshot this looks like this: base.img -> snapshot1 After 2 snapshots this looks like this: base.img -> snapshot1 -> snapshot2 So my thought was, what happens if when we create snapshot1 we copy the base.img in our backup script When we create snapshot2 we copy snapshot1 We then commit snapshot1 back to the base.img using blockcommit and "--shallow --keep-relative" this then leaves: base.img -> snapshot2 The next backup run then creates snapshot1 based on snapshot2, then commits snapshot2 as above and loop like this but one creates snapshot1, the next creates snapshot2 etc. The file you then transfer would be the "middle" snapshot and would in essence be the difference between the snapshots resulting in a much smaller file to be copied In my mind that would work up to this point (although i know far too little to say if its plausible) Now the main issue i see comes in. In your backup destination you now have a load of snapshots overlays and a base file, but how on earth would you get those overlays to commit back to the main file? The overlay and base files would be aware of entirely different backing chains to each other so i'm not sure how to possibly maintain this My hope is that this thread may become more of a rambling of ideas in order to aid someone else come up with a good idea. At work we use windows hyperV with active replication (so if one server dies, server 2 is only so far behind and can be spun up in its place), i would love to be able to do something similar with my home unraid boxes and kvm I'm aware this post is long as this topic may be changing off topic so perhaps it may be worth moving it elsewhere? Either way, hopefully the scripts above may help someone Regards, Jamie
  9. bigjme

    [support] Spants - Kerberos.io template

    What trouble is it having spants? Permissions or simply getting a mount point in the docker?
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    [Resolved] Primary GPU passthrough

    Hmm, I'm not entirely sure then. I followed a fix someone else found so I don't really know how they found what to do Jamie
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    [Resolved] Primary GPU passthrough

    It may be something unsupported on the Web terminal, try it from an actual ssh connection, echo should always be available For mine I ssh'd in as the root user (same details as the gui), you may find the Web terminal user may be different to root Regards, Jamie
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    KVM Live Backup qcow2

    Hi All, So i know this has been mentioned a million times but i'm trying to back up my VM's live without any shut down or suspensions as part of my daily incremental rsync backup. The machines in question are for CCTV and VoIP systems so they need to remain online Right now i have this which does work, it creates a temporary overlay file allowing the base image to stay unchanged. You should then be able to clone the original file which in itself should work as an isolated backup and once done merge the overlay into the main file as snapshot point on the main system virsh snapshot-create-as --domain "Windows Server 2016" $(date '+%Y-%m-%d-%H-%M-%S') --diskspec dc,file="/mnt/user/ArrayVDisks/TempVms/overlays/Windows Server 2016.qcow2" --disk-only --atomic virsh blockcommit "Windows Server 2016" hdc --active --verbose --pivot rm "/mnt/user/ArrayVDisks/TempVms/overlays/Windows Server 2016.qcow2" If i then run this command afterwards i can see the snapshot is created and i can see the overlay file be created then merged as needed virsh snapshot-list "Windows Server 2016" So far, so good But then i try and run with my rsync command and it doesn't work properly, below is a fully working copy of the code sources=( "/mnt/cache/VMImages/Windows Server 2016/" ) targets=( "/mnt/disks/Disk_1/VMImages/Windows Server 2016" ) arraylength=${#sources[@]} virsh snapshot-create-as --domain "Windows Server 2016" $(date '+%Y-%m-%d-%H-%M-%S') --diskspec hdc,file="/mnt/user/ArrayVDisks/TempVms/overlays/Windows Server 2016.qcow2" --disk-only --atomic for (( ii=1; ii<${arraylength}+1; ii++ )); do echo "Starting backup of" "${sources[$ii-1]}" " to " "${targets[$ii-1]}" mkdir -p "${targets[$ii-1]}" 2>/dev/null BACKUPS=30 END=$((BACKUPS - 1)) mv "${targets[$ii-1]}"/backup."$BACKUPS" "${targets[$ii-1]}"/backup.tmp 2>/dev/null for ((i=END;i>=0;i--)); do mv "${targets[$ii-1]}"/backup."$i" "${targets[$ii-1]}"/backup.$(($i + 1)) 2>/dev/null done mv "${targets[$ii-1]}"/backup.tmp "${targets[$ii-1]}"/backup.0 2>/dev/null cp -al "${targets[$ii-1]}"/backup.1/. "${targets[$ii-1]}"/backup.0 rsync -ahv --delete --progress --exclude "docker.img" --exclude "Program Files" "${sources[$ii-1]}" "${targets[$ii-1]}"/backup.0/ done virsh blockcommit "Windows Server 2016" hdc --active --verbose --pivot rm "/mnt/user/ArrayVDisks/TempVms/overlays/Windows Server 2016.qcow2" Using the same internal backup loop on a normal set of folders gives me proper incremental backups and only copies over file differences. For the VM image it seems to just take a full copy of the base image every time, in this instance creating a 50GB image every day rather than copying over the maybe 2GB of file differences I've really new to rsync and i'm new to the kvm virsh command line so i'm hoping i am just miss-understanding something and there is an obvious issue. I keep seeing this mentioned in some online backups for virsh as i'm doing above but i'm unsure exactly what it does or if this would fix the issue "--no-metadata" Help would be hugely appreciated as i know a lot of people are looking for the same thing. My aim is to allow this to copy the differentials to an offsite ssh server for rsync but i need to get this working locally first as i can't afford to be copying 500GB of vm images a night and having them offline during the process As an additional, i'm using qcow2 as these are running on an NVMe drive so i need them to be sparse images and just use what they need Regards, Jamie
  13. Thanks johnnie.black, i will write something to use the UUID instead
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    unRAID OS version 6.5.3 available

    I'd put this update off for a while but I've done it today and no issues so far I had one vm stutter a few times after fresh server reboots but a sits just the one vm I'm assuming it's a Windows problem as a reboot fixed it Other than that, all good so far
  15. Hi All, Really sorry if this has been covered but there is just so much about this plugin that i'm struggling to find what i need I'm testing something for backups so i have attached an old usb cradle to my machine. This cradle accepts 2 HDD's and shows them as a JBOD to the host. Unassigned devices detects them as in the attached screen shot. Problem is, if i try and change the mount point names (as right now it would try and mount them both in the same place), it changes the path of both devices. Checking the config is adds this: [ICY_BOX_IB-3620_PROLIFICMP000000B86] mountpoint.1 = "/mnt/disks/ICY_BOX_ICY_BOX_IB-362" So i can't actually give them separate names as its linking to the main device names. Does anyone know how to fix this issue or work around it? I'm trying to use rsync and want to keep the permissions hence using xfs Regards, Jamie