[PVE-User] ZFS: Limited usages ?

Petric Frank pfrank at gmx.de
Sat Apr 28 17:52:52 CEST 2018


Hello,

Am Samstag, 28. April 2018, 07:14:25 CEST schrieb Christian Kivalo:
> On April 27, 2018 11:30:09 PM GMT+02:00, Petric Frank <pfrank at gmx.de> wrote:
> >> > running PVE GUI 5.1-51
> >> > 
> >> > I've mounted a ZFS storage (Datacenter -> Storage).
> >> > 
> >> > Is there a reason why the GUI allows to select Disk Image and
> >
> >Container
> >
> >> > only ?
> >> > 
> >> > No Backup, ...
> >> > 
> >> > In my means ZFS is a file system like for example ext4.
> >> 
> >> you can create a dataset ("zfs create ...") and then configure it as
> >> directory storage with appropriate content types if you want to
> >
> >backup
> >
> >> to a ZFS dataset.
> >
> >The mounted ZFS volumes are datasets. Created by zfs create
> ><Pool>/<Dataset>.
> >The current type is filesystem.
> >
> >I'm not an expert in ZFS - how to set a content type on a dataset ?
> 
> In proxmox go to Datacenter -> Storage, select your storage and click on
> Edit and there you can select to content types for this storage.

Here i am presented with a list which contains "Disk Images" and "Container" 
only !
No other selections were possible because they are not listed. "ISO image", 
"Container Template" and "VZDump backup file" are NOT in the drop down list.

Does this limitation have a the reason - either intentional or a bug ?

regards





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