proxmox 6 and NFS

deang

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I want to have NFS client mount points within a CentOs 7 guest container. The NFS server is not on the proxmox host. The proxmox 6 host is able to mount these external NFS systems. The guest CT can ping the external NFS server.

On the proxmox 6 gui, I go to the container where I want to mount NFS and open Options -> Features. I can select/enable "Nesting" under features. But the option to select NFS is greyed out and says "privileged only". I'm logged onto the gui as root. What permission am I missing? -- Dean
 

Chris

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I want to have NFS client mount points within a CentOs 7 guest container. The NFS server is not on the proxmox host. The proxmox 6 host is able to mount these external NFS systems. The guest CT can ping the external NFS server.

On the proxmox 6 gui, I go to the container where I want to mount NFS and open Options -> Features. I can select/enable "Nesting" under features. But the option to select NFS is greyed out and says "privileged only". I'm logged onto the gui as root. What permission am I missing? -- Dean
HI,
this refers to "privileged containers" and not the user permissions. See here for details: https://pve.proxmox.com/pve-docs/pve-admin-guide.html#pct_settings
 

deang

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I've been reading up on privileged containers. And now I'm wondering if I'd best not use a CT and AppArmor if this is considered as unsafe as mentioned in the section above.
What I want are several guests, all using NFS to an external NFS server. Some guests using a lot of reads, some guests with a lot of writes. Would I be better off just to create a VM instead?
 

deang

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What I did was recreate the container as privileged then under Options -> Features I can select/enable "Nesting" and "NFS"
 

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