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zfs_delegate_admin – Manage ZFS delegated administration (user admin privileges)

New in version 2.8.

Synopsis

  • Manages ZFS file system delegated administration permissions, which allow unprivileged users to perform ZFS operations normally restricted to the superuser.
  • See the zfs allow section of zfs(1M) for detailed explanations of options.
  • This module attempts to adhere to the behavior of the command line tool as much as possible.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • A ZFS/OpenZFS implementation that supports delegation with zfs allow, including: Solaris >= 10, illumos (all versions), FreeBSD >= 8.0R, ZFS on Linux >= 0.7.0.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
descendents
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Apply permissions to name's descendents (zfs allow -d).
everyone
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Apply permissions to everyone.
groups
list
List of groups to whom permission(s) should be granted.
local
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Apply permissions to name locally (zfs allow -l).
name
string / required
File system or volume name e.g. rpool/myfs.
permissions
list
    Choices:
  • allow
  • clone
  • create
  • destroy
  • mount
  • promote
  • readonly
  • receive
  • rename
  • rollback
  • send
  • share
  • snapshot
  • unallow
The list of permission(s) to delegate (required if state is present).
recursive
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Unallow permissions recursively (ignored when state is present).
state
- / required
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
Whether to allow (present), or unallow (absent) a permission.
When set to present, at least one "entity" param of users, groups, or everyone are required.
When set to absent, removes permissions from the specified entities, or removes all permissions if no entity params are specified.
users
list
List of users to whom permission(s) should be granted.

Examples

- name: Grant `zfs allow` and `unallow` permission to the `adm` user with the default local+descendents scope
  zfs_delegate_admin:
    name: rpool/myfs
    users: adm
    permissions: allow,unallow

- name: Grant `zfs send` to everyone, plus the group `backup`
  zfs_delegate_admin:
    name: rpool/myvol
    groups: backup
    everyone: yes
    permissions: send

- name: Grant `zfs send,receive` to users `foo` and `bar` with local scope only
  zfs_delegate_admin:
    name: rpool/myfs
    users: foo,bar
    permissions: send,receive
    local: yes

- name: Revoke all permissions from everyone (permissions specifically assigned to users and groups remain)
- zfs_delegate_admin:
    name: rpool/myfs
    everyone: yes
    state: absent

Status

Authors

  • Nate Coraor (@natefoo)

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