[PVE-User] iSCSI mounting local directory

Gilberto Nunes gilberto.nunes32 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 26 20:46:03 CEST 2014


On the other hands, you can use NFS or GlusterFS server  installed into
Proxmox Server, and share it across the very same servers...

I hope this can be achieved...

2014-09-26 15:41 GMT-03:00 Gilles Mocellin <gilles.mocellin at nuagelibre.org>:

> Le 26/09/2014 20:23, Luis G. Coralle a écrit :
> > It let me share
>
> That doesn't mean it will work.
> ext4 is not made to be mounted from several nodes at the same time, like
> OCFS, GFS.
>
> So, just try, mount your iSCSI device on two nodes, write an read files
> on both, you will really soon have problems.
>
>
> > 2014-09-26 14:11 GMT-03:00 Gilles Mocellin
> <gilles.mocellin at nuagelibre.org <mailto:gilles.mocellin at nuagelibre.org>>:
> >
>
> > Le 26/09/2014 17:40, Luis G. Coralle a écrit :
> > > What disadvantages can bring the following configuration?
> >
> > > Datacenter-> Storage-> Add-> iSCSI
> > > Fill the fields ID, Portal, and remove the checkmark Target LUNs
> > Directly Use
> >
> > > At this point, I have a new Attached SCSI disk device (eg. /dev /sdg)
> >
> > > I create a file system on the new device, such as ext4
> > > Then I mount the partition to a local directory:
> > > mount /dev/sdg1 /mnt/iscsi-test/
> >
> > > Then I assign the mount point as storage in the web interface
> > > Datacenter-> Storage-> Add-> Directory
> > > Fill the fields ID, Directory, Content
> >
> > > I can then use that to host normally imagnes Storage, iso, backups,
> etc.
> >
> > The main disadvantage is that you cannot share that storage between
> > proxmox servers.
> > So, no migration, no HA, just like a local storage.
> >
> > If you use LVM above your iSCSI device, then you can share it, the
> > clusterware and lvm activations will handle that.
> > As there is no filesystem involved, no needs for mount / umount.
> >
> > --
> > Luis G. Coralle
>
>
>
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