[pve-devel] [PATCH docs] vzdump: document the new cluster-wide config file

Leo Nunner l.nunner at proxmox.com
Thu Feb 9 10:27:05 CET 2023

+ change the wording from "Global configuration" to "Node-wide

Signed-off-by: Leo Nunner <l.nunner at proxmox.com>
The wording was previously already changed by Fiona but hasn't been
merged yet:


 vzdump.adoc | 12 ++++++++----
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/vzdump.adoc b/vzdump.adoc
index ce46529..253f264 100644
--- a/vzdump.adoc
+++ b/vzdump.adoc
@@ -473,13 +473,17 @@ entire process happens transparently from a user's point of view.
-Global configuration is stored in `/etc/vzdump.conf`. The file uses a
-simple colon separated key/value format. Each line has the following
+Node-wide configuration is stored in `/etc/vzdump.conf`. A cluster-wide
+configuration can be found at `/etc/pve/vzdump.conf`. Note that this is merely
+a fallback, and that the node-wide configuration always has higher precedence.
+Options that are not set in the node-wide configuration will be taken from
+the cluster configuration, and, if not set there either, will take the default
+value. The files use a simple colon separated key/value format. Each line
+has the following format:
  OPTION: value
-Blank lines in the file are ignored, and lines starting with a `#`
+Blank lines in the files are ignored, and lines starting with a `#`
 character are treated as comments and are also ignored. Values from
 this file are used as default, and can be overwritten on the command

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