[PVE-User] ceph.conf permissions

Alessandro Briosi ab1 at metalit.com
Thu Mar 10 11:25:09 CET 2016

Il 10/03/2016 11:11, Florent B ha scritto:
> Hi everyone,
> I think there's a little problem with ceph.conf permissions on Proxmox.
> With Infernalis release, all ceph processes are running under "ceph" user.
> root user starts processes, then changes user to ceph. All is fine.
> But problem occur when a ceph process needs to respawn itself after some
> time. ceph user is respawning and cannot read ceph.conf anymore.
> That's the case for MDS processes for example.
> Permissions of ceph.conf file are
> # ls -alh /etc/pve/ceph.conf
> -rw-r----- 1 root www-data 3.6K Mar  8 12:35 /etc/pve/ceph.conf
> And cannot change that
> # chmod o+r /etc/pve/ceph.conf
> chmod: changing permissions of ‘/etc/pve/ceph.conf’: Function not
> implemented
> How can Proxmox handle this situation ?

Why not simply add ceph user to www-data group.

Or can it be in some way a security issue?


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