Commit f3bde990 authored by Helga Velroyen's avatar Helga Velroyen
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Update documentation and NEWS wrt to file storage dir

This patch updates the 'gnt-cluster' man page and the NEWS
file regarding the changes related to the file storage
en/disabling and the configuration of the file storage
Signed-off-by: default avatarHelga Velroyen <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarKlaus Aehlig <>
parent 9c1c3c19
......@@ -32,6 +32,16 @@ Version 2.9.0 beta1
- The monitoring daemon is now running as root, in order to be able to collect
information only available to root (such as the state of Xen instances).
- The ConfD client is now IPv6 compatible.
- File storage is no longer dis/enabled at configure time, but using the
option '--enabled-disk-templates' at cluster initialization and
- The default directory for file storage is not anymore specified at
configure time, but taken from the cluster's configuration. It can be
set at cluster initialization with '--file-storage-dir'.
- Cluster verification now includes stricter checks regarding the
default file storage dir. It now checks that the file storage
directory is explicitely allowed in the 'file-storage-paths' file and
that the directory exists on all nodes.
Version 2.8.0 beta1
......@@ -268,7 +268,10 @@ without creating or distributing SSH key pairs.
The ``--file-storage-dir`` option allows you set the directory to
use for storing the instance disk files when using file storage as
backend for instance disks.
backend for instance disks. Note that the file storage dir must be
an allowed directory for file storage. Those directories are specified
in the ``@SYSCONFDIR@/ganeti/file-storage-paths`` file. The file storage
directory can also be a subdirectory of an allowed one.
The ``--prealloc-wipe-disks`` sets a cluster wide configuration value
for wiping disks prior to allocation and size changes (``gnt-instance
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