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

Wolfgang Bumiller w.bumiller at proxmox.com
Tue Apr 12 12:10:19 CEST 2016

> On April 12, 2016 at 11:52 AM Emmanuel Kasper <e.kasper at proxmox.com> wrote:
> On 04/11/2016 05:28 PM, Dietmar Maurer wrote:
> >> +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.
> > 
> > Isn't it possible to check that automatically? Or do you talk about
> > bind mounts here?
> I was thinking about normal mount points.
> Actually the proper advise here would be to set a vzdump tmppdir, since
> this way the ACL are included in the final tar archive.
> But since setting a tmppdir is recommanded anyway for suspend backups on
> NFS, I would rather propose to add a note to the NFS part of the admin
> guide.
> Thoughts ?

Makes sense. It seems to happen quite a few times that people end up with
the NFS share being used as temporary directory which means they get the
container transferred around up to 4 times. (2 rsyncs over, one tar going
both ways... Maybe we should mention this, too?)

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