[PVE-User] Proxmox and IBM StorWize V3700

Tonči Stipičević tonci at suma-informatika.hr
Sun Jul 20 23:00:28 CEST 2014


Yes I know that when going with  nfs or iscsi
but I was wandering whether I can do that (live migration , snapshots 
optional) with SAS connection towards storage (in cluster)  ?



On 20.07.2014. 22:36, Gilberto Nunes wrote:
> To achieve Live Migration, you can work with both: iSCSI or NFS.
> But, snapshot from Proxmox GUI, you need to have qcow2 format, and 
> work directly with iSCSI blocks to not permit it...
>
>
> 2014-07-20 16:28 GMT-03:00 Tonči Stipičević <tonci at suma-informatika.hr 
> <mailto:tonci at suma-informatika.hr>>:
>
>     Hello Gilberto
>
>     thank you for you quickness :-)
>
>     No I do not need HA at this first moment
>
>     I just make sure if I could make live migration ...
>
>     Does this behave more like nfs shared storage ( qcow2 format of
>     images and snapshots possibility from proxmox GUI) or more like
>     iscsi shared storage LVM2 ?
>
>     thanks inadvance
>
>     BR
>
>      Tonci
>
>
>
>
>     On 20.07.2014. 21:19, Gilberto Nunes wrote:
>>     Sorry... 2 Nodes: 2 Proxmox + one Storage!
>>
>>
>>     2014-07-20 16:19 GMT-03:00 Gilberto Nunes
>>     <gilberto.nunes32 at gmail.com <mailto:gilberto.nunes32 at gmail.com>>:
>>
>>         Yes... I thing that is possible...
>>
>>         You will work with three nodes: 2 Proxmox + One storage...
>>         You will need a managed switch to make fence device in order
>>         to make HA works properly
>>
>>
>>         2014-07-20 16:10 GMT-03:00 Tonči Stipičević
>>         <tonci at suma-informatika.hr <mailto:tonci at suma-informatika.hr>>:
>>
>>             Hi to all,
>>
>>             there is one promo action by us for buying IBM StoreWize
>>             3700 with two IBM x3550M4 hosts (external SAS storage
>>             controller)
>>             connected with double SAS connection cables
>>
>>             So is it possible to build reliable cluster with this two
>>             hosts connected with  SAS connection to this  shared
>>             storage ?
>>
>>             Is SAS connection between hosts and storage also kind of
>>             native for proxmox?
>>
>>             Ok if this does not work , we can always switch to iscsi
>>             connection that I'm  used to make proxmox clusters ...
>>
>>             thank you in advance and
>>
>>             BR
>>             Tonci
>>
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>>         -- 
>>         Gilberto Ferreira
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>>     -- 
>>     Gilberto Ferreira
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> -- 
> Gilberto Ferreira

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