1. Z

    SMB failure leads to abnormal PVE reading and writing, quickly consuming Nvme lifespan

    Disk lifespanPreliminary cause analysis of the accident: ProxmoxVE experienced an SMB/CIFS mount down during the backup to SMB/CIFS task, triggering endless read and write operations on the local disk. At the same time, it also triggered gvt related errors Accident occurrence node: ` journalctl...
  2. M

    Windows 10 guest stutters during SMB file copy

    I have a strange Windows 10 guest issue. I don’t have any native Windows systems to just try it. When I copy a 20GB file over SMB, Windows 10 stutters - not just the mouse pointer, but animations in a running browser (for instance). I tried copying the file locally, while also running iPerf...
  3. C

    How to make the iSCSI Synology NAS Drive on the Cluster accessible from the Mac OS X?

    I have configure a cluster of 3 hosts and successfully connected iSCI NAS and the SMB NAS volumes to the Cluster. My question is what do I need to create on the cluster to be able to access the iSCSI from other devices (iPhone, iPad, Mac OS X) via the cluster. The specific reason for me...
  4. peterge

    SMB/CIFS Backup job stuck

    Hey, we have an interesting problem in our proxmox cluster. Two nodes have a backup job set up, which does back up to a Windows Veeam server in a remote datacenter every night. On the proxmox4 node the backup does run just fine, but on the proxmox2 node we sometimes face a problem during the...
  5. K

    Move a large disk to another storage

    Hi, I'm trying to move a VM disk from one SMB share to another. But i have a problem with that, the disk in question is 10TB. I did my research and tried to move it several times without success. Here is what i did: Try preallocation off Try moving it as qcow or raw Try to shut down...
  6. K

    nextcloud-data mount in unprivilegiertem LXC verhält sich seltsam

    Hallo zusammen, Ich versuche aktuell, eine Nextcloud zum Laufen zu bringen, bei der ich die Daten gerne auf dem NAS ablegen möchte, den Container selbst aber auf dem Host. Dazu habe ich auf dem PVE über die fstab einen CIFS Share (uid und gid = 100033 [www-data]) eingebunden und per mount an den...
  7. U

    high rate access the smb shared folder

    In order to store a VM backup to another server. I have configured on my PVE to mount a shared directory on my Synology NAS using SMB protocol Everything seems to be normal, but when I open Synology's syslog, I find that the PVE host is constantly accessing my SMB shared folder at a high...
  8. M

    Backup LXC-Container - Passt das so?

    Hallo, ich habe in Proxmox das Backup der LXC-Container konfiguriert. In der Mail steht folgendes: Betreff: vzdump backup status (pve.local): backup successful Details: 100 debian01 ok 1min 3s 857.447 MiB /mnt/pve/nas/dump/vzdump-lxc-100-2024_01_28-11_29_44.tar.zst Logs...
  9. P

    Backup How to Exclude Data Drive?

    Hello everyone, I'm reaching out to you regarding an issue with my Proxmox VE setup. I've added an SMB storage managed by TrueNas, which is hosted within a VM on my server. I'm using this storage for backing up my server, and these backups are then sent to OneDrive through TrueNas. However, I...
  10. R

    [SOLVED] Frequent hangs when using CIFS on host

    Hello, for usage in an unprivileged LXC containers I need to mount a CIFS share on my host and forward it into the container. But I already run into a problem just after mounting it into the host. mount cifs -o username=username,password=password // /mnt/smb/cctv Mounting...
  11. P

    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...
  12. C

    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...
  13. S

    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...
  14. M

    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...
  15. B

    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: ...
  16. M

    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...
  17. P

    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...
  18. B

    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...
  19. F

    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?
  20. H

    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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