[SOLVED] Access Windows Shared Folder From Proxmox VE Host Terminal

Oct 18, 2022
I am trying to connect a shared folder on my Windows PC to my PROXMOX host so that I can cp files into it for access on the Windows PC

Proxmox VE is based on Debian, which means it's like other Linux. Using SMB, you can mount the shared folder from Windows to our PVE server.
I have done that already, but I want to be able to cp files from the PVE terminal to that share, and then access them on my windows desktop. The cp seems to complete successfully, but they don't show up on the windows side. I have windows subsystem for linux enabled as well, but I am still learning about that.
I have successfully created, and mounted a shared windows folder to my Proxmox VE host, but it will not allow me to store VHDs there. I have no real intention of running them from there, but did want to see if it was possible. Now that I have a separate bare metal TrueNAS Scale server, the need to store even my ISO files there is gone, so I guess this one isn't solved, so much as sidestepped.


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