Moutning Samba Share In a container


New Member
Oct 1, 2019
Hello all,

Not had Proxmox long but am loving it so far.
I spend a 2 days not being able to mount my Freenas SMB shares in my container (planning to use it for Plex) before i realised thats not allowed/workable. So i found out i coukd make the container privileged (bad) or mount the shae in the host and 'bind it. Moutning in the host took 2 seconds (via the guy) which was great but i dont seem to be able to bind it

In the host i can go into the share and see all of the files if i do the LS command. The share is located at:


I think added what i thought was the correct code to share / bind that folder in the container. Output of the file shows:

root@pve:/mnt/pve# cat /etc/pve/lxc/102.conf
arch: amd64
cores: 2
hostname: plex
memory: 4000
net0: name=eth0,bridge=vmbr0,firewall=1,hwaddr=32:DF:12:43:C6:97,ip=dhcp,type=veth
ostype: ubuntu
rootfs: local-lvm:vm-102-disk-0,size=8G
swap: 512
unprivileged: 1
mp0: /mnt/pve/winshare,mp=/shared in /mnt/freenas

But in the container though i created the folder (before i did the share in the host) it shows nothing as here

root@plex:/mnt# ls
root@plex:/mnt# cd freenas/
root@plex:/mnt/freenas# ls

Please can you point me in the right direction here ?

I found it myself. Somehow i mounted it to

root@plex:/shared in /mnt/freenas#

Is that the corect place it should be?
It seems to me that the last line of the conf file is wrong. Stop the container, update the conf to
mp0: /mnt/pve/winshare,mp=/mnt/freenas/

and start the container again


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