[pve-devel] [PATCH docs 2/3] Fix #2015: add how to get a auth secret for cephfs

Alwin Antreich a.antreich at proxmox.com
Tue Feb 12 10:44:50 CET 2019

Signed-off-by: Alwin Antreich <a.antreich at proxmox.com>
 pve-storage-cephfs.adoc | 9 ++++++++-
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/pve-storage-cephfs.adoc b/pve-storage-cephfs.adoc
index 2613d64..96f4991 100644
--- a/pve-storage-cephfs.adoc
+++ b/pve-storage-cephfs.adoc
@@ -71,13 +71,20 @@ Create the directory `/etc/pve/priv/ceph` with
 Then copy the secret
- scp <cephserver>:/etc/ceph/cephfs.secret /etc/pve/priv/ceph/<STORAGE_ID>.secret
+ scp cephfs.secret <proxmox>:/etc/pve/priv/ceph/<STORAGE_ID>.secret
 The secret must be named to match your `<STORAGE_ID>`. Copying the
 secret generally requires root privileges. The file must only contain the
 secret key itself, opposed to the `rbd` backend which also contains a
 `[client.userid]` section.
+A secret can be received from the ceph cluster (as ceph admin) by issuing the
+following command. Replace the `userid` with the actual client ID configured to
+access the cluster. For further ceph user managment see the Ceph docs
+footnote:[Ceph user management http://docs.ceph.com/docs/luminous/rados/operations/user-management/].
+ ceph auth get-key client.userid > cephfs.secret
 If Ceph is installed locally on the PVE cluster, i.e., setup with `pveceph`,
 this is done automatically.

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