[noob] trying to mount a network share from a container (ubuntu)


New Member
Sep 8, 2023
Hi everyone,

As stated in the title : I am very new to all this ;) I have started using proxmox to replace my synology NAS, but for the time being the data is still on the NAS.

I want to access my shared folders from emby installed on an unprivileged ubuntu container. Emby doesn't seem to see my network shares (I have samba and NFS activated on my NAS, permissions granted for guests too).

I asked on emby forums and was pointed there : https://support.zadarastorage.com/hc/en-us/articles/213024986-How-to-Mount-a-SMB-Share-in-Ubuntu

But that doesn't seem to be doable, after further research I bumped into this: https://bayton.org/docs/linux/lxd/mount-cifssmb-shares-rw-in-lxd-containers/

The first command from the tutorial simply behave as expected and creates the file rather than giving me an error as expected. I tried skipping to part 2 :

sudo ls -la /var/lib/lxd/containers/c1/rootfs/

But that folder doesn't exist for me.

What should I do ?

Thanks for all the help !


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