Partition PVE Cluster / Resource Pools?


Renowned Member
Jan 4, 2012

Does PVE support cluster partitioning:

  • Establish a separate/logically portioned group of resources that are assigned to a security group/realm;
  • This partition would allow a cluster admin to assign storage (data, backup, images, etc), storage capacity, CPU, RAM, network bridges or allowed VLANs to resources in the pool;
  • Each resource pool has its own admin roles defined which enable provisioning of VMs, backup schedules, etc..

The use case I'm thinking is multi-tenant assignment of a cluster or supporting enterprise scenarios where departments require their own autonomy over assigned resources.
Thank you for the link. I did review this, however can't figure out where/how to assign resources (quota) to a pool.

Eg. Pool 1:
1TiB from datastore1
2TiB from datastore2
Network bridge - vmbr10 - VLANs 30-40
Permissions: Group pool1Group

Pool 2:
10TiB from datastore1
1TiB from datastore2
Network bridge - vmbr10 - VLANs 60-90
Permissions: Group pool2Group

Users with permissions to the pool would be able to create / manage their own VMs given quota constraints.


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