[PVE-User] Fibre Channel Network Storage support

Paul Gray gray at cs.uni.edu
Mon Mar 23 14:51:17 CET 2015


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On 03/23/2015 08:41 AM, Patrice Levesque wrote:
> 
> 
> Hi.
> 
> An opportunity knocked where I could get my hands on a Compellent 
> SAN with a Fibre Channel interface.
> 
> Proxmox VE's Wiki┬╣ does not indicate that Fibre Channel is 
> supported via the web interface, but I wonder if I can setup FC 
> nonetheless via CLI, and if so, once done, create/resize disk 
> images on that SAN from Proxmox, perform live migrations, take 
> snapshots, etc, like I'm currently doing with an iSCSI SAN attached
> to four Proxmox VE hosts.
> 
> While I'm at it, the FC PCI cards I'd be using would be QLogic (PCI
> IDs 1077:2432 and 1077:2532), via the qla2xxx kernel module. Anyone
> has positive/negative reviews about them?

FC disks are viewed as local disks.  Nothing special required.

QLogic cards are solid performers.

- -PG

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