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    Samba and inotify script uid greater than 100000

    Hi there, I have a script running that checks if file have a uid or gid grater than 100000. If it is the case, I substract 100000 from it. I do this because I noticed that files comming from a LXC have their uid above 100000. Inotify seemt to register on the path /mnt/QData which is a zfs...
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    Sharing Proxmox external HDD on home network

    Hi all, Quite new to Linux and Proxmox especially. I have a PVE on an old macbook in a cupboard with a Plex LXC, and have successfully mounted my external hard drive (USB into the machine running Proxmox) and passed it through to the Plex container. Plex reads the HDD fine and has generated my...
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    Samba file server in LXC container

    I want to setup a Samba file server in an LXC container. I found that it works perfectly fine when I use a privileged container. However, I am unsure if it is a good idea to use a privileged container. I could sleep well better if I used a unprivileged container, but using the exactly same...
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    LXC and Samba

    Good afternoon, created lxc with samba also created a test vm with windows server 2019 samba it is active but windows can't connect to it it says error "Windows can't access" ping ok firewall on windows to disabled for tests
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    How to create samba share on proxmox host

    I was wondering: what is the best approach for me to run a samba share on my proxmox host. Please note: I'm talking about a home-server, please don't worry about HA and stuff like that. I only want my local machines (in the local network) to be able to connect to a hard drive that is physically...
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    [SOLVED] All files deleted from SMB share after graceful reboot

    We had a power outage due to Hurricane Idalia and I shut down my Proxmox system when the batteries came on. Shut down my two Ubuntu VMs, shut down my OPNsense router, then shut down Proxmox itself. When it came back on an entire SMB share folder (hosted by the Proxmox host) is empty. My Synology...
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    Exploring a New Proxmox Setup to Ditch TrueNAS

    Hello everyone! I've been thinking about simplifying my server. Following a recent upgrade (hello NVME drives), I'm thinking about whether to shift away from TrueNAS and manage everything via Proxmox. Let me elaborate. Currently, I run Proxmox on an NVME drive as the primary disk (local...
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    Samba Storage becomes unavailable

    Hi there! I recently added a Hetzner Storage Box as new SMB/CIFS Storage to my pve environment. Everything worked out fine so far, however after a few days the storage becomes unavailable on the pve host. Manually disabling & re-enabling the storage does not fix the issue, only a full reboot...
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    ZFS snapshot on lxc

    Is it possible to take zfs snapshot on an unprivileged LXC container? I created a samba service in an LXC container as it's more lightweight and even if the VM cannot boot i can simply copy the file from the bind mount from the PVE host without the hassle of mounting virtual disks, etc. (minor...
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    How to refresh `Storage is not online`

    1. I have a storage attached in Proxmox over SMB 2. I forcefully terminated all SMB connections to rotate the storage 3. After restarting the storage's SMB, Proxmox reported `Storage is not online` 4. My backup job which requires this attached storage is unable to start because it is not online...
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    [SOLVED] Windows 10 can see, not access samba share hosted from other sources

    I've googled into this issue for many hours and are pulling my hair out of frustration. I'm running proxmox VE 8, I've installed a Windows 10 VM (called PVE-WIN) following guides for setting up windows vm on Proxmox, and it all went smooth. I've confirmed that file/share settings in regedit...
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    Exposing LXC mountpoint to host

    Hi, I'm really not sure how to title this. Not even sure how on-topic this is but I really need help. So I've created an LXC container using turnkey miedaserver template and am using it as a file server as well. All shares are actually mounted from the host as I want the host to have full...
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    [SOLVED] Strange samba-performance with 7.4 VE

    I'm running 7.4 VE in Intel NUC 13 Pro i7 with 2.5G network. I have a TrueNAS VM with VirtIO NIC and use this as file-server with samba. Since I got some strange results I installed samba also on host itself to do some test's and results are surprising. Network is basic home-network, 10G main...
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    Mount SMB Share with write Permission in Proxmox Container

    So, I have a network storage (SMB) containing Plex media files. I followed this tutorial to mount that storage to my container (unprivileged). I can access the files but don't have permission to write anything to that directory. How can I make the directory writable?
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    storage best practices

    hi I have a msi z690 unify with 64 gigs of ram 2 2.5 gig intel Nic wifi 6e intel nvme card intel 12900k Nvidia 8600gts 2 nvme 500 gig 4 sata 2tb spinning drives Asus sata bluray drive. also have a 250 gig wd black drive enterprise use to be my windows boot drive what is best way to setup my...
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    Backup auf NAS was nur 4h pro Tag läuft

    Hallo zusammen, ich möchte alle meine VMs und LXC container regelemäsig sichern. Dafür habe ich ein Backup angelegt was um 21:00 starten soll. Die Sicherung soll auf mein lokales Qnap NAS gehen, was ca. um 20:00 gestartet wird. Das NAS beleibt bis ca. Mitternacht an und wird dann abgeschaltet...
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    Fileserver with backup

    Hi, Is there a good practice where to put the data, so you don't get very large backups of the virtual machine? I'm thinking I should put the data outside the VM and then mount it into the VM. But I could be wrong here? Create a volume for data Create a VM/LXC for running the fileserver (in...
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    How to share bulk storage across guests using Samba or mount points?

    I've setup my hardware storage layer using LVM/LVM thin, and now I'm trying to figure out how to share bulk storage across guests (e.g. between a Debian server and a Jellyfin container) in such a way that it's not included in container back-ups. I've found two approaches: 1. Samba on Proxmox...
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    rbind-ing a zfs mountpoint for LXC containers not working as expected

    Greetings folks, I've been trying to get a Samba share set up through an unprivileged Alpine LXC container. I have a ZFS storage pool that I would like to share with this (and other) containers. Thing is I want to do this with a recursive bindmount so that I can have other containers use the...
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    [SOLVED] Problem with samba server in a container

    Hi everyone, I want to use Proxmox for my home server and first tried to setup a samba server in a container, just to get started. The Problem is that the samba server is not reachable. It is shown on the network, but I get an error when I try to connect. The container itself is online. I used...


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