Permissions are the wrong way around

May 21, 2020
What I want to achieve is that I have a user that can only view data in the Web UI and power on / off only certain nodes to save power and avoid accidental poweroff of nodes that I can't power on with etherwake remotely.

I have a cluster with node A,B,C,D

I have a PVE Authentication Server User called "web"

Created group "Remote-Maintenance" and only user "web@pve" is in that group

Created role

Privileges: Datastore.Audit Pool.Audit Sys.Audit Sys.Syslog VM.Audit VM.Backup VM.Clone VM.Config.CPU VM.Config.Memory VM.Migrate VM.Monitor VM.PowerMgmt VM.Snapshot

Created role
Privileges: Sys.PowerMgmt

Created permission:
Path: /
User/Group/API Token: @Remote-Maintenance
Role: PVEAuditor
Propagate: true

Created permission:
Path: /
User/Group/API Token: @Remote-Maintenance
Role: Remote-MaintenanceUser
Propagate: true

Created permission:
Path: /nodes/B
User/Group/API Token: @Remote-Maintenance
Role: Remote-Allow-BackupNodePowerMgmt
Propagate: true

Now when logging in with the user I can shutdown Nodes A,C,D
What I wanted is that I can shutdown B but not A,C,D
works here without problems
i tested a more simplified setup:
1 role with only Sys.PowerMgmt
testuser has PVEAuditor on / and sys.powermgmt role on /nodes/somenode
could not shutoff another node with the error:

Permission check failed (/nodes/pve7, Sys.PowerMgmt) (403)

edit: can you post your /etc/pve/user.cfg ?
Here is my /etc/pve/user.cfg




sorry for the late answer:

did you actually try shut down the nodes? as i said it works here as expected (the button is still enabled, but the backend will not let you power off)


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