Adding already mounted external storage to nextcloud

Support intro

Sorry to hear you’re facing problems :slightly_frowning_face: is for home/non-enterprise users. If you’re running a business, paid support can be accessed via where we can ensure your business keeps running smoothly.

In order to help you as quickly as possible, before clicking Create Topic please provide as much of the below as you can. Feel free to use a pastebin service for logs, otherwise either indent short log examples with four spaces:


Or for longer, use three backticks above and below the code snippet:


Some or all of the below information will be requested if it isn’t supplied; for fastest response please provide as much as you can :heart:

Nextcloud version Nextcloud Hub 3 (25.0.3)
Operating system and version “Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS”
Apache or nginx version - Apache 2.4.25)

The issue you are facing:

Is this the first time you’ve seen this error? Yes

Steps to replicate it:

  1. Go to amin setting for external storage add the following -

  2. Get the red error at the left

The output of your Nextcloud log in Admin > Logging:

Upon replicating this, nothing appears in the log that relates to this.

Can anyone offer any suggestions why this is not working.

Thanks in advance.

For anyone else having this issue.

I found out that it was because my volume wasn’t declared properly in my docker compose.

I changed it to -