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From Michael Phillips <mphilli7...@hotmail.com>
Subject RE: VMware and NFS
Date Fri, 21 Feb 2014 04:29:09 GMT
hmmmmmmmm.....I have been scoring docs etc....it would not surprise me...
Can any of the dev guys possibly elaborate?
BTW Mike, I finally gave up on making 4.x work with centos and just used ubuntu....it worked
like a charm. So I can only guess that something is up with the newer versions of CS with
Centos....

> Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2014 21:24:07 -0700
> Subject: Re: VMware and NFS
> From: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> 
> Yes, the hypervisor does need to mount the NFS share, but I seem to
> remember there being something unusual about VMware in that the management
> server needed to be able to mount the NFS share, as well.
> 
> 
> On Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 8:59 PM, Michael Phillips
> <mphilli7823@hotmail.com>wrote:
> 
> > Interesting as I do see errors in the mgmt log in regards to
> > /mnt/sec...however if I am understanding the architecture correctly isn't
> > it the hypervisor that needs access to the secondary storage?
> > The mgmt server only needs to access secondary storage to be able to seed
> > the templates right?
> >
> >
> >
> > > Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2014 19:43:32 -0700
> > > Subject: Re: VMware and NFS
> > > From: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
> > > To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> > >
> > > I may be remembering this incorrectly, but for VMware doesn't the
> > > management server have to be able to mount the secondary storage NFS
> > share
> > > to /mnt/sec?
> > >
> > >
> > > On Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 7:39 PM, Nitin Mehta <Nitin.Mehta@citrix.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Couple of questions.
> > > > Did you seed the system vm template onto the sec. storage ? And can you
> > > > mount that template location in sec. storage on your management server
> > ?
> > > >
> > > > On 20/02/14 6:32 PM, "Michael Phillips" <mphilli7823@hotmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > >Hey dev guys, I just recently got CS up and running with vmware.
> > However
> > > > >I am running into an issue where it seems my esxi hosts are not
> > mounting
> > > > >the  secondary NFS storage.
> > > > >NFS is working as I can mount to it from other linux boxes, and I
can
> > > > >mount a NFS datastore from the hypervisors. In my log I see the
> > following
> > > > >few errors:
> > > > >"Unable to create mount point for nfs://172.16.25.85/export/secondary
> > ",
> > > > >"Secondary storage mount point: /mnt/sec", "in directory
> > > > >"/mnt/sec/template/tmpl/1/8"): java.io.IOException: error=2, No such
> > file
> > > > >or directory"
> > > > >Adding secondary storage seemed straight forward and I even was able
> > to
> > > > >make it work using XEN as the hypervisor, so the problem definitely
> > seems
> > > > >to be esxi...
> > > > >Any tricks to making esxi work with cloudstack and NFS?
> > > > >Thanks in advance for any help!
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > *Mike Tutkowski*
> > > *Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
> > > e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
> > > o: 303.746.7302
> > > Advancing the way the world uses the
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> > > *(tm)*
> >
> 
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> *Mike Tutkowski*
> *Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
> e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
> o: 303.746.7302
> Advancing the way the world uses the
> cloud<http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>
> *(tm)*
 		 	   		  
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