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From Clayton Weise <cwe...@iswest.net>
Subject RE: DevCloud Question
Date Mon, 28 Jan 2013 22:11:18 GMT
Sebastien, he's trying to attach to an iSCSI LUN which is different.  If available, XenCenter
is the easiest way to do it otherwise it _can_ be done through the xe commands but it's a
bit more involved.

-----Original Message-----
From: Sebastien Goasguen [mailto:runseb@gmail.com] 
Sent: Monday, January 28, 2013 12:42 PM
To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
Subject: Re: DevCloud Question

Mike, I am out of my comfort zone here, but I believe you need to define a storage repository
on your xen host:

In devcloud Rohit did it like this:

xe sr-create host-uuid=$hostuuid name-label=local-storage shared=false type=file device-config:location=/opt/storage/primary


-sebastien

On Jan 28, 2013, at 7:16 PM, Mike Tutkowski <mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com> wrote:

> Cool...so, as far as you know, David, if I have an iSCSI target that seems
> to be working (I can access it from the iSCSI initiator on my Mac OS X
> box), I should be able to add a Primary Storage type in CS (for a cluster
> using Xen + XAPI) that leverages that iSCSI target?
> 
> That is what I'm currently having trouble with as CS throws an exception.
> 
> I plan to try to hook up the iSCSI target directly to Xen next and then use
> the PreSetup option in CS to see if that works.
> 
> 
> On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 10:05 AM, David Nalley <david@gnsa.us> wrote:
> 
>> On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 12:00 PM, Mike Tutkowski
>> <mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com> wrote:
>>> Thanks David
>>> 
>>> So, is XAPI the way CloudStack communicates to Xen?  I'm just coming up
>> to
>>> speed on Xen, by the way.
>>> 
>>> Also, when you say, "is essentially XenServer in the eyes of CloudStack,"
>>> what does that mean?  The two (Xen + XAPI or XenServer) are looked at as
>> if
>>> they are the same?
>> 
>> XenServer, other features notwithstanding - is essentially Xen + XAPI
>> atop a Linux distribution. While there are other important pieces, the
>> piece that CloudStack interacts with is XAPI, so it assumes if it is
>> interacting with XAPI that it is interacting with XenServer. (as it
>> does with XCP, and in this case with Xen + XAPI on Ubuntu)
>> 
>> --David
>> 
> 
> 
> 
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