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From David Nalley <da...@gnsa.us>
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! <nux@li.nux.ro> 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:
> http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/kkeithle/glusterfs/epel-6/x86_64/
>
> 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 127.0.0.1 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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