[ovirt-users] Changing of master storage domain

Nir Soffer nsoffer at redhat.com
Fri May 13 10:06:10 UTC 2016

On Fri, May 13, 2016 at 10:35 AM, Nicolas Ecarnot <nicolas at ecarnot.net> wrote:
> 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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> Nir,
> 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?

I don't know about any benefit.

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


We are working now on removing the master domain (part of spm removal). It is
unlikely that we will add any feature related to the master domain.


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