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From Marcos Ortiz <marcos_or...@anadat.es>
Subject RE: Setup Iscsi storage as Primary an Secodary storage
Date Tue, 11 Sep 2012 15:22:40 GMT
Hi, 

Maybe, you could use openfiler or freenas in order to simulate and iscsi array, it´s linux
bases and maybe can help you

Un saludo,


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-----Mensaje original-----
De: Nik Martin [mailto:nik.martin@nfinausa.com] 
Enviado el: martes, 11 de septiembre de 2012 16:54
Para: cloudstack-users@incubator.apache.org
Asunto: Re: Setup Iscsi storage as Primary an Secodary storage

On 09/11/2012 09:02 AM, claude bariot wrote:
> Thanks for your reaction.
>
> Sory for my basic english.
>
> So, I'll setup the primary and secondary storage on the same machine 
> bat a separate directory.
>
> I know, howto setup it on CS.
> Bat I don't how to prepare an iscisi debian based. Because I would 
> like to install a Debian OS
>
> On 11 September 2012 15:47, Marcos Ortiz <marcos_ortiz@anadat.es> wrote:
>
>> Hi
>>
>> Do you want to setup iscsi as primary storage? I don't understand you 
>> so well.
>>
>> Marcos Ortiz Fernández
>> IT Technical Engineer
>> Anadat Consulting
>>
>>
>> El 11/09/2012, a las 15:39, "claude bariot" <clobariot@gmail.com>
>> escribió:
>>
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> I'll receive a HP proliant G7 server without Operating System 
>>> because, HP don't provide his server with a Debian OS.
>>> For this server, HP provide also, 2 iscsi disk for storage.
>>>
>>> Where is the best way to setup it as iscsi storage device for my CS 
>>> plateform.
>>> If you can, give me step by step procedure for configuring Iscsi 
>>> server
>> and
>>> CS management server (using Ubuntu 10.4)
>>>
>>> Regards
>>>
>>> CB
>>
>>
>>
>
For Ubuntu, you need the tgt iscsi target package.  Cloudstack is iSCSI agnostic for the most
part, so what *I* would do is build your volume using parted partition manager as GPT, then
use the raw block device as a tgt backing store. If you have a decent RAID card with battery
backed cache, turn off caching in tgt as well.  Docs for tgtd are here:
http://stgt.sourceforge.net/manpages/tgtd.8.html It's pretty straightforward.


Regards,

Nik




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Regards,

Nik

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