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From Dan Dong <dongda...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: More disk space for primary storage.
Date Wed, 18 Mar 2015 19:11:34 GMT
Yes, when I create VMs I specify the compute offering which use local
storage:
$list serviceofferings
name = 4_Cores_2GHz_Local
id = 0bdcefa2-94dd-4a8a-9702-16ce21ef9aa8

...
storagetype = local

Cheers,
Dan

2015-03-18 11:46 GMT-05:00 Somesh Naidu <Somesh.Naidu@citrix.com>:

> Do you have any compute offering that use local storage?
>
> Somesh
> CloudPlatform Escalations
> Citrix Systems, Inc.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Dong [mailto:dongdan39@gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 10:20 AM
> To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
> Subject: Re: More disk space for primary storage.
>
> The problem is that I can not launch many VMs as the primary storage of 2TB
> will be filled quickly.  Why the primary storage could not utilize local
> storage on hypervisor nodes? Some other global settings?
>
> system.vm.use.local.storage=true
> And I have set to use local storage in my compute offering already.
>
> Local storage enabledYes
> On dashboard I see:
> Primary Storage Allocated: 1.24 TB / 1.79 TB
> Local Storage: Allocated: 630.28 GB / 21.21 TB
>
> Cheers,
> Dan
>
>
>
> 2015-03-17 16:28 GMT-05:00 Somesh Naidu <Somesh.Naidu@citrix.com>:
>
> > Local Storage is used for UserVM and SystemVM deployment based on the
> > values set for "system.vm.use.local.storage" and "Local storage enabled".
> > Of course, you need compute offering using local storage as well.
> >
> > Somesh
> > CloudPlatform Escalations
> > Citrix Systems, Inc.
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Dan Dong [mailto:dongdan39@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 3:23 PM
> > To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: More disk space for primary storage.
> >
> > Hi, Somesh,
> >   Yes, all the local storage are listed in storage_pool table with e.g:
> >
> > used_bytes managed  6690078720
> > capacity_bytes 3886517903360
> >
> > And
> > Local storage enabledYes
> > On dashboard I see:
> > Primary Storage Allocated: 1.24 TB / 1.79 TB
> > Local Storage: Allocated: 630.28 GB / 21.21 TB
> >
> > Confused what this Local Storage are used for?
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Dan
> >
> >
> >
> > 2015-03-17 13:37 GMT-05:00 Somesh Naidu <Somesh.Naidu@citrix.com>:
> >
> > > Dan,
> > >
> > > Are all the local storage listed in the storage_pool table? If so, what
> > > does the capacity_bytes column for these reflect?
> > >
> > > In addition, what do you have "Local storage enabled" flag set to for
> the
> > > Zone where the KVM hosts reside?
> > >
> > > Somesh
> > > CloudPlatform Escalations
> > > Citrix Systems, Inc.
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Dan Dong [mailto:dongdan39@gmail.com]
> > > Sent: Monday, March 16, 2015 11:08 AM
> > > To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
> > > Subject: More disk space for primary storage.
> > >
> > > Hi, All,
> > >  I found a weird situation here:
> > > 1. My cloudstack cluster contains 1 Management Server+7KVM Hypervisor
> > > nodes.
> > > 2. 1TB disk is allocated to primary storage on Management Server.
> > > 3. Each KVM Hypervisor has 4TB disk space, no manual disk partitions on
> > it.
> > > 4. system.vm.use.local.storage=true
> > > 5. But found only 2TB size of primary storage on dashboard.
> > >
> > > So seems the 7 KVM nodes altogether contribute only 1TB for primary
> > > storage. How to allocate more disk space to primary storage? Any global
> > > settings I did not set? Thanks.
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > > Dan
> > >
> >
>

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