[PVE-User] snapshot=off

Fabian Grünbichler f.gruenbichler at proxmox.com
Mon Nov 13 08:36:34 CET 2017

On Fri, Nov 10, 2017 at 06:02:51PM +0000, Mark Adams wrote:
> Hi All,
> On proxmox 5.1, with ceph as storage, I'm trying to disable the
> snapshotting of a specific disk on a VM.
> This is not an option in the gui, but I've added the option to the disk in
> the conf file
> scsi1: ssd_ceph_vm:vm-100-disk-2,discard=on,size=32G,snapshot=off
> However, this seems to be ignored and the snapshot is still created.
> Is this just not supported?
> Thanks in advance!

yes, this is not (yet) implemented - there is a related bug entry for
pve-container already[1]. the snapshot property for VM drives is a
leftover of some old functionality IIRC, and not used anymore at all (so
it could be recycled for this use case?).

1: https://bugzilla.proxmox.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1007

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