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From Nitin Mehta <Nitin.Me...@citrix.com>
Subject Re: Secondary storage migration
Date Tue, 08 Jan 2013 11:15:47 GMT
Arnaud - thanks for your feedback. Let me know if you need further help on
this. 
It would be great if you could file a bug for all the issues you think
should be fixed in this area. There is some work going on this front so
please expect improved behavior.


On 08/01/13 12:58 PM, "Arnaud Gaillard" <arnaud.gaillard@xtendsys.net>
wrote:

>Hello
>
>We tried the method that you are describing, this is more or less the one
>that is mentionned in the cloudstack wiki, however we still have a lot of
>issue... we had to recreate the SSVM and we are still struggling to finish
>this migration. (currently we had to kill the SSVM again and we are unable
>to recreate it...). This is may not be as easy as it seems.
>
>I think that cloudstack should improve how it handles multiple secondary
>storage. Currently it is very poorly done (when you have multiple
>secondary
>storage for instance only newly template/iso are copied on the new
>storage,
>and there is no way to copy old template to the new storage from GUI or
>API).
>
>We should be able to recover easily from situation where you secondary
>storage get corrupted, is becoming unavailable, or is suffering a major
>crash.
>
>We have no problem to recreate a secondary storage from our backup, but to
>make cloudstack work with it smoothly is another story.
>
>Arnaud
>
>On Tue, Jan 8, 2013 at 2:07 AM, Alex Huang <Alex.Huang@citrix.com> wrote:
>
>> erience doing this.  It involves
>>
>> - Stop CloudStack
>> - copying everything from one secondary storage to another.
>> - change the references to that secondary storage in the database to the
>> new secondary storage.  I can't recall all the places that need chang
>>


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