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From Syed Ahmed <sah...@cloudops.com>
Subject Re: Volume snapshot and primary storage space
Date Tue, 06 Jun 2017 14:39:05 GMT
Are you talking about base and the snapshot image? When XenServer takes a
snapshot, it creates a base image and then creates a new CoW layer on top
of it where new writes go. Are you seeing more than 2 VDIs?

On Tue, Jun 6, 2017 at 10:04 AM, Lotic Lists <lists@lotic.com.br> wrote:

> Hi team
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> I have a doubt, why ACS allocate primary storage for latest snapshot VDI of
> a volume?
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> The snapshot was transferred to secondary storage but continued on primary.
> This is a problem because it uses space of SR (XenServer).
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> Physical space of snapshot is not a problem, the VDI have 211K on primary
> storage, but virtual space have original size of volume.
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> It's a waste of space, especially when storage is space-licensed
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> A friend answered me: the last snapshot is required to take any future
> snapshots, that is the reason it stays on primary store
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> How community see that?
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> Regards.
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> Marcelo
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