Change Expected Votes for Proxmox Cluster

Change Expected Votes for Proxmox Cluster

If two or more nodes down in Proxmox cluster, then user can not login to Proxmox web page. In order to login, the number of Expected votes needs to be changed.

This change is only temporary, and cannot be changed to smaller than current Total votes.

Steps

Run following command to check status

pvecm status

Run following command to change Expected votes

pvecm expected 2

Change node vote

Change quorum_votes in file /etc/pve/corosync.conf, to set different quorum vote for each node.

The vote of node can be 0, if this node is only a test node in the cluster.
The vote of node can be more than 1, if the node has more important role, such as TrueNAS running.

References

cluster quorum

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