Skip to content

Proxmox Virtual Environment importer can import, historize and process monitoring data from Proxmox Virtual Environment (PVE).


You can find the configuration option in at Environment settings > OneImporter > Configurations > Proxmox Virtual Environment.

Here you can edit all existing configurations, create new configurations or delete existing configurations. To add a new configuration enter a Name for your importer and an Entity suffix (default: -pve) to clearly identify your Proxmox entities.
Note that the Entity suffix is fixed and cannot be changed afterwards.

Click Add to proceed to the configuration.

To edit an existing configurations click the arrow on the left of your importer name to expand the configuration options.

Following configuration options are available:

Field Description Advice
Name Meaningful name Add the word "Proxmox" to identify importer when viewing the logs
Active Option to activate and deactivate the configuration. Data is only imported if the configuration is activated.
Server URL Proxmox server URL to get data from
API token PVEAPIToken=[ Token ID ]=[ Secret ]
Entities Select all required entities
Executing OneImporter Select a OneImporter to import the data based on the importer configuration. Requires installed OneImporter: Installation instruction
Schedule time (cron format) Determine the frequency of imports in CRON format Learn more about CRON format:

Table: Proxmox Virutal Environment configuration parameter

  The following image is an example of a Proxmox configuration: Proxmox importer configuration Figure: Example of a Proxmox configuration  

Proxmox API Token

To generate an API Token for Proxmox in the Proxmox Web UI go to Datacenter -> Permissions -> API Token -> Add.

Proxomox API Token creation

After clicking Add the UI shows this. Proxmox API Token created



The OneImporter imports Proxmox data based on a specific configuration into entities with a suffix defined by you (default: pve). To view the imported instances in, select 'Asset & Configuration Repository → Instance Viewer'. There you can select your specific instance and click it for a detailed view in the instance history viewer.

The following image is an example of imported Proxmox data: Proxmox instance overview
Figure: Overview of Proxmox instance (left) and topology of related instances (right)