CIFS Storage Mount Point to Unprivileged LXC


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Jan 16, 2022

I'm trying to mount a couple CIFS/SMB mounts to an unprivileged LXC I have. I was able to configure the user mappings for locally mounted directories based on the
Unprivileged_LXC_containers wiki page. However, I can't do the same for the CIFS mounts because I'm unable to modify the permissions for them. If I run chmod or chown on the mounted directories it will hang. Is there any way in the Proxmox UI to set this? The mounts are set up in PVE (Datacenter -> Storage -> SMB/CIFS Mount).
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I ended up using NFS mounts which allowed me to write into them from an unprivileged container.


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