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    Mounting Samba Share for Plex Container

    Trying to mount an SSD attached to my router to Proxmox to use as a Plex directory. There is already a bunch of media on the drive which was used on an Nvidia Shield acting as the media server up until now since I have a Proxmox machine which can be the server. I have an Asus AX86U router with...
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    Permission denied on a SMB mountpoint for a non root user inside a LXC

    Greetings all, I'm facing a problem with SMB mount point, permissions and containers. I'm not sure if I'm using the right method according to best practices but at least it seemed logical to me. Yet it isn't fully working so far.. I have a TrueNAS server, linked to a Samba AD, that has several...
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    Create SMB share on datapool

    Hi, I'm new to proxmox backup server and wanted to know if its possible to create a simple SMB share for virtual machines on the same network that could be used for e.g. MySQL dumps/backups. I noticed that samba is already preinstalled and I could just create a share under /mnt/datastore/... but...
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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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    Mount Network boot LXC Fstab

    Good morning, I am looking to mount a network drive in an LXC container on my Promox. I've tried lots of solutions from different sites, but I get nowhere. Could you guide me to mount an anonymous network drive hosted on an internal NAS please? Here is part of the FSTAB file: ...
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    Best practice: Mount NAS (NFS) to LXC

    Hello, I wonder what the best practice is how to mount NAS to a LXC? Why? Reason: I don't want to estimate and manage the size of the LXC data storages in a containers, etc. (e.g. jellyfin, nextcloud, etc.) + have all the advantages of user management etc. of a NAS system. I basically just...
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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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    Graceful NFS/SMB recovery

    Hi, Does anyone know of a command i can run, or even a full fix, that will allow a PVE node to gracefully recover its SMB/NFS connections? Every time I take my storage array offline to do maintenance, PVE refuses to connect to the array again until I reboot them or delete & re-create the...
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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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    Optimal Storage Configuration for a Low-Power Server

    Hi Guys, Soon I want to build a Low-Power Server with one of those Erying Motherboards. Since I live in Germany and Energy is expensive here, I'm kind of compromised in the Storage Setup. This Setup is only used for an SMB Share that's connected via a 10Gig SFP+ Card. I will add a list at the...
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    Externer Storage mal wieder nicht mehr erreichbar laut Proxmox

    Hallo zusammen, von ein Tag auf den anderen kann Proxmox mal wieder keine Verbindung zum Backup Storage aufbauen. Der Storage liegt bei Hetzner und ist natürlich problemlos via SFTP erreichbar. Zugangsdaten haben sich nicht geändert und eine Reboot der Node habt ebenso nicht geholfen. Der Syslog...
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    Encrypted SMB Storage

    Hello Proxmox Community, I'm just trying to mount my SMB/CIFS Storage for my backups. For this I rent a Storage Box at Hetzner, they offer SAMBA/CIFS and more but SMB is the only method Proxmox supports of them. At the bottom of the page...
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    [SOLVED] Best practice for shares

    Hello Everyone, In my Proxmox server I have a SATA HDD with multimedia content. I didn't created repository or filesystem in PVE and managed my drive via an OMV VM, because I didn't want pvestat to block spindown the hdd because it's not often used. And I like the fact that I don't modify the...
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    [SOLVED] Connecting storage from nodes over wan (no cluster,no HA)

    Hello, I've just set up my second Proxmox VE node at my home in my hometown. Since there are some files on Node 1 I'd like to transfer to Node 2, I want to somehow connect their fileservers (SMB) so that I don't have to use a VPN and a client computer/VM since the network is quite slow on Node...
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    Proxmox, plex lxc, external windows drive for storage

    Greetings all! I am a huge newbie to the world of proxmox. I got into it to move my plex server, and Home Assistant server from windows VMs to proxmox running on a Dell Optiplex 7050 with 16GB ram and 256GB SSD. Hassos is running quite well! Right now I'm trying to setup plex. I have the...
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    Sharing a host's folder with containers for read and write

    I am currently running into permission errors inside an Alpine LXC (using the template included with Proxmox 7.3) when trying (as root) to mount a folder shared on the Proxmox host. The error occurs for both SMB and NFS. Here is how it looks like from the client side: Alpine-CT100:~# cat...
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    [SOLVED] How to automatically mount a SMB share on an LXC

    I have an Ubuntu LXC on PVE and I want it to mount automatically after a reboot to a Samba share because doing mount -a each time sucks. So I checked the SMB/CIFS box and as I said I can access the share manually after mount -a. My guess is I should type a magic command into the /etc/fstab, but...
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    Encrypted Proxmox backup on CIFS storage

    Hello! I was wondering if there's a way to encrypt the backups done via Proxmox (at the Datacenter level) on a CIFS/SMB storage location. I did see on the [manual]( that PBS support that, but I would love to have it...
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    Proxmox can't add internet SMB storage

    Hello Guys, I have Proxmox 7.1 installed, but I can't add any of my SMB storage. The storage in this case is provided by the hosting provider over the internet, and I have the feeling that Proxmox won't look up WAN addresses? I have tried adding a NFS and another SMB storage before, (definitely...
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    Timeout loading datastore content

    Hi, I am currently trying to solve a timeout issue while loading the content of a datastore. I have a datastore on the server that write directly to a SSD. The second datastore is a samba share that is connected via VPN. I run all of the backup jobs and after that I have a sync job running...


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