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From David Nalley <>
Subject Re: glusterfs as secondary storage
Date Wed, 13 Feb 2013 20:23:23 GMT
On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 3:21 PM, Nux! <> wrote:
> On 13.02.2013 19:54, Chiradeep Vittal wrote:
>> I'd vote for #2. But do the hypervisors use native Gluster?
> Yes, the HV are CentOS 6.3, used this repo to install the native client on
> them:
> What confuses me is the "secondary storage VM", what does this VM do
> exactly? Does it need to mount the NFS share, too? Because in this case
> telling it to use would get tricky..

So the SSVM copies templates from secondary storage to primary, and
copies snapshots from primary to secondary.
In addition it ages out snapshots, and provides a download interface
for exportable templates as well as acquires templates and ISOs and
writes them to Secondary Storage.

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