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From claude bariot <clobar...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: CLoudStack and OpenFiler2.99
Date Wed, 19 Sep 2012 10:04:04 GMT
ok
look below, what I see from the Management server :

root@cloud-cms1:/export/primary# *ls -l
 /dev/VG_XenStorage-d870c716-4c81-1a64-4d90-5a91f835f422/*
total 0
drwxr-xr-x.  2 root root  240 2012-09-13 16:56 ./
drwxr-xr-x. 18 root root 3620 2012-09-17 15:40 ../
lrwxrwxrwx.  1 root root  110 2012-09-13 16:56
hb-5010b2b2-8cb4-447d-aae1-2453571df587 ->
../mapper/VG_XenStorage--d870c716--4c81--1a64--4d90--5a91f835f422-hb--5010b2b2--8cb4--447d--aae1--2453571df587
lrwxrwxrwx.  1 root root  110 2012-09-13 16:56
hb-c1a30f79-7327-4f16-b450-defa14442433 ->
../mapper/VG_XenStorage--d870c716--4c81--1a64--4d90--5a91f835f422-hb--c1a30f79--7327--4f16--b450--defa14442433
lrwxrwxrwx.  1 root root   69 2012-09-13 16:56 MGT ->
../mapper/VG_XenStorage--d870c716--4c81--1a64--4d90--5a91f835f422-MGT
lrwxrwxrwx.  1 root root  111 2012-09-13 16:56
VHD-35e13f3a-e126-4e7a-bb7d-1e1732f59e84 ->
../mapper/VG_XenStorage--d870c716--4c81--1a64--4d90--5a91f835f422-VHD--35e13f3a--e126--4e7a--bb7d--1e1732f59e84
lrwxrwxrwx.  1 root root  111 2012-09-13 16:56
VHD-38afc9cc-366e-44bd-95a9-21fd2f194785 ->
../mapper/VG_XenStorage--d870c716--4c81--1a64--4d90--5a91f835f422-VHD--38afc9cc--366e--44bd--95a9--21fd2f194785
lrwxrwxrwx.  1 root root  111 2012-09-13 16:56
VHD-51b1d1f7-767f-4268-ab07-696932dddc96 ->
../mapper/VG_XenStorage--d870c716--4c81--1a64--4d90--5a91f835f422-VHD--51b1d1f7--767f--4268--ab07--696932dddc96
lrwxrwxrwx.  1 root root  111 2012-09-13 16:56
VHD-5c717365-bbab-4781-a1ea-4651db5efca6 ->
../mapper/VG_XenStorage--d870c716--4c81--1a64--4d90--5a91f835f422-VHD--5c717365--bbab--4781--a1ea--4651db5efca6
lrwxrwxrwx.  1 root root  111 2012-09-13 16:56
VHD-b849c29a-e7aa-4d77-b965-7845e8be079b ->
../mapper/VG_XenStorage--d870c716--4c81--1a64--4d90--5a91f835f422-VHD--b849c29a--e7aa--4d77--b965--7845e8be079b
lrwxrwxrwx.  1 root root  111 2012-09-13 16:56
VHD-c23673fb-3e40-4b0f-9cee-e2c947bdda59 ->
../mapper/VG_XenStorage--d870c716--4c81--1a64--4d90--5a91f835f422-VHD--c23673fb--3e40--4b0f--9cee--e2c947bdda59
lrwxrwxrwx.  1 root root  111 2012-09-13 16:56
VHD-d2358d95-b4e8-4426-9c68-33686251a2b3 ->
../mapper/VG_XenStorage--d870c716--4c81--1a64--4d90--5a91f835f422-VHD--d2358d95--b4e8--4426--9c68--33686251a2b3


There are VMs roots volumes stored into the Primary storage ?
If it's true, what can I associate this files with VMs hostname or Instance
name ?

Regards


On 18 September 2012 18:31, Jason Davis <scr512@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hence why you should consider NFS for management simplicity :)
>
> On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 11:06 AM, Clayton Weise <cweise@iswest.net> wrote:
>
> > If it's a LUN, it's a block device.  You can't just look in "/" and find
> > it.  In the case of XenServer, it creates a CLVM device for the iSCSI or
> FC
> > LUN and that logical volume is shared amongst all of the hosts in the
> > cluster.  Then, for each virtual disk (VDI) you create XenServer creates
> an
> > LVM "partition" (partition isn't actually the correct technical term, but
> > it's the easiest way to express it) for that virtual disk.  So
> essentially,
> > each virtual disk is another LVM partition.
> >
> > It's not a filesystem, it's not like NFS.  You can't just browse into it,
> > in the same way you can't just plug in a hard drive and browse into that
> > either.  You need a filesystem on top of the block device that you then
> > need to mount.
> >
> > If you're used to iSCSI or FC with VMware the reason you can browse into
> a
> > block device is because VMware formats the device with a filesystem
> called
> > VMFS.  In the case of XenServer, there is no file system, just block
> > devices that are handed to individual virtual machines.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: claude bariot [mailto:clobariot@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 7:31 AM
> > To: cloudstack-users@incubator.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: CLoudStack and OpenFiler2.99
> >
> > Thanks for this precision.
> >
> > Bat, How can I display datas (VMs Root DISKs) on the Lun ?
> > I'll need to do ls command into the storage server or not /
> > How can I find stored directory when I would like to display files ...
> >
> > regards
> >
> >
> > On 18 September 2012 16:14, Jason Davis <scr512@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Remember that if you will be presenting LUNs to your XenServer Cluster,
> > > that the LUN is effectively shared between all hosts within the
> > cluster...
> > > ie: LUNs are not tied to a specific host per say.
> > >
> > > On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 8:38 AM, claude bariot <clobariot@gmail.com>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > We'll using XenServer as Hypervisor.
> > > > My boss prefere to create same Luns with OpenFiler, then each Lun
> will
> > be
> > > > attached to Xen Host.
> > > >
> > > > May be we can use it as a local primary storage.
> > > >
> > > > I know that, We can add PS via CS UI.
> > > >
> > > > On 18 September 2012 15:21, Jason Davis <scr512@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Ah time to chime in :)
> > > > >
> > > > > I would recommend using NFS for primary and secondary storage...
> NFS
> > is
> > > > > *much* more straight forward. That and VM's provisioned via NFS are
> > > > > inherently thin. With iSCSI this may or may not be true (dependent
> on
> > > > what
> > > > > hypervisor is being used.)
> > > > >
> > > > > Based on what you are setting up, the theoretical speed advantages
> of
> > > > iSCSI
> > > > > vs NFSv3 are moot.
> > > > >
> > > > > -Jason
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 6:23 AM, claude bariot <
> clobariot@gmail.com>
> > > > > wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > One more question :
> > > > > > How can I find files (for Primary and Secondary Storage) When
> there
> > > are
> > > > > > using Iscsi device (Luns) ?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > regards
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On 18 September 2012 10:30, claude bariot <clobariot@gmail.com>
> > > wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > I building a testbed plateform.
> > > > > > > Could you let me know, the pest precedures (best way) for
> > configure
> > > > it.
> > > > > > > I have 2 hosts (xenserver), 1 Mangement server (Ubuntu
10.04) 1
> > > > storage
> > > > > > > server with OpenFiler
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > I need the process please ..
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > regards
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > On 17 September 2012 23:51, Geoff Higginbottom <
> > > > > > > geoff.higginbottom@shapeblue.com> wrote:
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >> Hi Claude,
> > > > > > >>
> > > > > > >> We have frequently used OpenFiler on our test and proof
of
> > concept
> > > > > (POC)
> > > > > > >> builds, however to be fair none of our clients have
ever used
> it
> > > in
> > > > a
> > > > > > >> production environment.
> > > > > > >>
> > > > > > >> Regards
> > > > > > >>
> > > > > > >> Geoff
> > > > > > >>
> > > > > > >>
> > > > > > >> On 17 Sep 2012, at 14:45, "claude bariot" <
> clobariot@gmail.com>
> > > > > wrote:
> > > > > > >>
> > > > > > >> Hello
> > > > > > >>
> > > > > > >> Someone has already used CloudStack with OpenFiler
as storage
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