[SOLVED] Proxmox VE and adding a networked usb drive


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Jul 3, 2023
Hello all,

Very very new to Proxmox here. I'm running it on a Zimaboard with one sata drive connected to the drive. I installed Plex.

All of my movies are on an external drive mounted on USB to my router.

My question is: I have no problems finding the drive on Windows but have no clue how to tell Proxmox and where to tell it to look to find the drive with all the files on it?
Thank you @MarkusF,

I was able to setup SPICE on an Ubuntu server, (plex was in a container before).
I'm able to see my drives within Ubuntu file system without any problem but looking at assigning those folders in a Plex library is not working for me. as when I try I only see just the pve drive with Proxmox on it and nothing else, no USB, no network drives.
I guess it is more something to see with Plex as the rest of the VM is seeing the network without problem.
Many people in this forum use Jellyfin as a media server. Maybe that is an option?


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