[ovirt-users] How do i use local storage of hosts with ovirt?

Joop jvdwege at xs4all.nl
Thu May 29 07:14:25 UTC 2014

Gianluca Cecchi wrote:
> For sure an All-In-One installation lets you configure a local storage 
> domain:
> http://www.ovirt.org/Feature/AllInOne
> I have one setup like this where I definied more local storage domains 
> (aka more mount points pointing to different disks with different 
> speeds...)
> I don't know if this can match your needs
> I don't remember if you can configure local storage domain for a 
> non-allinone setup.
> If not, I think it would be interesting to offer it as an enahncement 
> for future releases.
> A possible workflow could be:
> offer chance to add local storage only if the cluster is composed by 
> only one node and in that case show a big warning that adding a local 
> storage would prevent adding other nodes to this cluster therafter.
> If trying then to add another node, show a message that it is not 
> possible as it has a local storage domain attached
Yes you can. Put the/a host in maintenance, then create local storage 
and move the host to the datacenter/cluster that has been generated and 
bring it up. You can't have two hosts using the same local storage but 
that is by design :-) No hosted engine too.


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