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From Mike Tutkowski <mike.tutkow...@solidfire.com>
Subject Re: VMware and NFS
Date Fri, 21 Feb 2014 04:24:07 GMT
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
> > cloud<http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>
> > *(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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