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KB450293 – Proxmox Highly Available VM in Error State

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This article will waktrhough the process of fixing a proxmox VM that is entered an error state sue to an underlying problem such as storage failure.


  • Resolved whatever error caused the VM to fall into an error state before attempting this process.


  • A VM that is managed in HA group can enter a error state if underlying storage is temporarily unavaible. It will appear in the proxmox dashboard like so
  • If you try to start teh VM you will experience this error
  • To fix set “disabled” in the HA Screen in proxmox
  • The VM error should now be cleared and you can start the virtual machine



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