[ovirt-users] Changing of master storage domain

Nicolas Ecarnot nicolas at ecarnot.net
Fri May 13 07:35:40 UTC 2016

Le 13/05/2016 09:22, Nir Soffer a écrit :
> On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 6:24 PM, Roman A. Chukov
> <r.chukov at asgardahost.org> wrote:
>> Hello there,
>> I have a question about the algorithm of changing of master storage domain.
>> I have a fresh installation of oVirt 3.6 on 2 hardware nodes, using a number
>> of NFS shares as storage domains, and one of them was a master. When I was
>> adding the second node into cluster, master storage domain had been changed
>> by oVirt. Actually it didn't bring any harmful consequences at that point
>> but it was unexpected for me. So, could anybody please explain such behavior
>> of oVirt and also explain whether I could change master storage domain back
>> to the previous?
> You cannot select the master domain, the master is selected
> automatically by ovirt.
> You can move the master domain from the current domain by putting the domain
> to maintenance, the system will move the master to domain to another domain.
> Nir
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Would there be any benefit thus any plan to add the feature to be able 
to select the master domain, the same way we can do it with the SPM?

There could be cases where we would want to free a storage domain from 
being master, but without putting it into maintenance.


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