Is it possible to control a WiFi device from LXC container? (wifi pass trough)


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Jul 11, 2018
Is it possible to mount or pass a physical WiFi device to an LXC container, without bridging it? Basically being able to completely control a WiFi device from within an LXC container (Be able to connect to a WiFi network, spin up an AP, etc but from inside an LXC container).

From what I understand there is a "phys" option for a network type in LXC that should allow physical access to a network device . But this doesn't seem to be supported in Proxmox and manually adding the line just throws a permission exception: = phys = wlp4s0

Is there any way to make this work? Is this the right way to do it? With a privileged container that has cap_drop disabled and with an unconfined profile, what else could be causing the access denied exception?


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