Unable to do NFS on ZFS - reate storage failed: error during cfs-locked 'file-storage_cfg' operation: mkdir /mnt/pve/NFSZFS/images: Permission denied


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Nov 7, 2020
St. Louis, MO
I'll be honest, I have no idea what I am doing. I'm throwing commands at this thing left and right. You ask me what I have tried? lots of things! I mess up terminology all the time. Please help, I assume there is some simple thing that I missed .

This is my error - create storage failed: error during cfs-locked 'file-storage_cfg' operation: mkdir /mnt/pve/NFSZFS/images: Permission denied at /usr/share/perl5/PVE/Storage/Plugin.pm line 1170. (500)

I have a Dell r420 H710mini flashed to IT mode. Proxmox running on a SSD. 3 seperate drives with ZFS, in a ZFS1. I am able to make directories, upload ISO's, create VM's on it, but I can not do a "NFS Share" I think I have made duplicate mount points of the same thing. One by command line and one in GUI. (notice the difference of ZFSPool vs ZFSpool. The capital P was done by "directories" and the little p was done by command from the debian guide, i believe. link Debian Wiki and this sort of code zfs create -o mountpoint=/data tank/data

As mentioned, I tried a million things and who knows what I messed up, please help, thanks. I attached a ton of stuff, tell me what you need. Please help


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