[PVE-User] proxmox & scst target ?

devzero at web.de devzero at web.de
Mon Mar 11 19:14:01 CET 2019


>It sounds like this is more about setting up shared storage than it is about Proxmox, 

i'd just like to know if anybody is using scst/target ON proxmox node to make sure there is no interference...

updateability will be a problem, though - as proxmox update may break scst.

regards
roland


> Gesendet: Montag, 11. März 2019 um 18:37 Uhr
> Von: "DL Ford" <dan-pvemalinglist at dlford.io>
> An: "PVE User List" <pve-user at pve.proxmox.com>
> Betreff: Re: [PVE-User] proxmox & scst target ?
>
> You can set up drbd for replication across nodes, and serve the storage over FC with SCST target,
> Ceph is another great option you should consider especially if you're running multiple Proxmox nodes.
> 
> I'm still not entirely sure what you are asking though?
> 
> It sounds like this is more about setting up shared storage than it is about Proxmox, if that is the
> case please email me directly, as this mailing list is for PVE.
> 
> 
> 
> DL Ford
> 
> 
> 
> March 11, 2019 8:20 AM, devzero at web.de wrote:
> 
> > i would like to get rid of xenserver and of "extra" hardware for centralized, non-synchronously
> > replicated shared storage (using freenas for now) and spend thougts if it's possible to run proxmox
> > "diy hyperconverged". 
> > 
> > i already have experimented with direct-attached fc / scst / zfs / nfs in non-proxmox scenario
> > (vsphere + vmdirectpath passtrough of fc-controller) and look out for a solution how to combine
> > things to have something "better manageable", "easier upgradeable" and "with better uptime". 
> > 
> > i need no 24/7 and no automatic failover but avoiding vm downtime for any maintenance task would be
> > good...
> > 
> > proxmox looks cool to me because of the standard linux basis and i LOVE zfs. i already combined zfs
> > local (non zvol based) snapshotting, borg-backup and pve-zsync for replication on proxmox in our
> > fablab environment, but i would like something with sync-replication/mirroring @office/work.
> > 
> > regards
> > roland
> > 
> >> Gesendet: Montag, 11. März 2019 um 01:09 Uhr
> >> Von: "DL Ford" <dan-pvemalinglist at dlford.io>
> >> An: pve-user at pve.proxmox.com
> >> Betreff: Re: [PVE-User] proxmox & scst target ?
> >> 
> >> I am familiar with the SCST target driver, not in conjunction with Proxmox but it should run just
> >> fine on a Proxmox installation since it is based on Debian.  The company I work for has two storage
> >> systems running the SCST target driver in production, I set them both up.   What were you looking
> >> to find out?
> >> 
> >> DL Ford
> >> On 3/10/2019 3:24:53 PM, devzero at web.de <devzero at web.de> wrote:
> >> hello,
> >> 
> >> is anybody using proxmox with scst target driver in production or "non-experimental" scenario ,
> >> i.e. exporting disk/block-storage via FC from proxmox to other host ? either directly from host or
> >> from VM via pci-e passthrough. maybe via "ESOS" OS ?
> >> 
> >> regards
> >> roland
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