[pve-devel] [PATCH pve-docs] Add subchapter about ACLs, and make even more clear what quotas are about

Emmanuel Kasper e.kasper at proxmox.com
Mon Apr 11 17:22:57 CEST 2016


Some users thinks quotas relate to the amount of diskspace used for the
mountpoint as the whole.
---
 pct.adoc | 11 +++++++++++
 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+)

diff --git a/pct.adoc b/pct.adoc
index 82f257b..cd817dd 100644
--- a/pct.adoc
+++ b/pct.adoc
@@ -401,6 +401,8 @@ Similarly device mounts are not managed by the storage, but for these the
 Using quotas inside containers
 ------------------------------
 
+Quotas allow to limit inside a container the amount of disk space that each
+user can to use.
 This only works on ext4 image based storage types and currently does not work
 with unprivileged containers.
 
@@ -418,6 +420,15 @@ for every mountpoint by passing the mountpoint's path instead of just `/`.) Best
 see the documentation specific to the distributiont running inside the
 container.
 
+Using ACLs inside containers
+----------------------------
+
+The standard Posix Access Control Lists are also available inside containers. 
+ACLs allow you to set more detailed file ownership than the traditional user/
+group/rest of the world model.
+Please be aware that NFS do not store ACLs, so if you plan to do snapshots and 
+restores from a container to a NFS storage, it is advised to disable ACLs
+in the options of your container mountpoint to avoid bad surprises later.
 
 Container Advantages
 --------------------
-- 
2.1.4




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