[pve-devel] [PATCH v2 docs] vzdump: document the new cluster-wide config file

Leo Nunner l.nunner at proxmox.com
Tue Mar 7 13:11:06 CET 2023

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

Signed-off-by: Leo Nunner <l.nunner at proxmox.com>
 vzdump.adoc | 13 +++++++++----
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/vzdump.adoc b/vzdump.adoc
index ce46529..6c2023d 100644
--- a/vzdump.adoc
+++ b/vzdump.adoc
@@ -473,13 +473,18 @@ 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`. The configuration files
+take precedence in the following order: first, the job/CLI options are
+read. If an option is not defined there, it is taken from the node-wide
+configuration, and, if not defined there either, it gets looked up in the
+cluster-wide configuration. Should it not be defined there either, the default
+value is used. 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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