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Is there any downtime when expanding a volume on an iSCSI setup using Synology Hybrid RAID?

The subject sums up the scenario. I believe the answer is there is no downtime but the system might simply be slower during the rebuild. Which is fine. But if there is downtime, how long? A small blip ...
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VDI size limited to 2TB in Citrix XenServer 6.2

I would like to know if it's possible to create a VDI greater than 2TB with Citrix XenServer using LVM over iSCSI. This limitation is not viable in a virtualized repository server. There's any ...
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Basic iSCSI target setup on Proxmox VE (Debian 7) not working

I have created a Linux LVM partition on my disk and want to share it over network via iSCSI. However, the target is unreachable with iscsiadm (from both local and remote). The setup is shown below. ...
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Cannot see available disk space in LVM

I have iSCSI disks connected to my server. i want to resize their capacity. It has LVM on the disk. when i resize the disk in equallogic SAN, i gave it 700GB. and when it check its disk space by fdisk ...
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scripted resize kvm images

I'm examining the possibility to script the resizing of a kvm image. The goal is to give our customers the possibility to upgrade their vps online. So for instance if a customer has a vps of 10G then ...
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iSCSI storage, partitioning and LVM

We are in the process of moving our (direct attached) storage systems to an iSCSI based consolidate storage and we have come up with this interesting question: where should we place LVM processing? ...
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How can I mount a XenServer VHD from an iSCSI SR in Ubuntu?

I need to get files from a Linux VM that was hosted on an iSCSI volume attached to a XenServer host, but I no longer have any XS hosts around (they've all been converted to VMware). I've already ...
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Home-grown SAN — topology ideas?

I'm interested in hand-rolling a SAN solution on Linux with the following technologies: iscsi mdadm raid lvm multipath xfs/gfs/??? teamed NICs Hardware-wise, I'm thinking of 2 x gigE (or better) ...
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Creating multiple ISCSI LUNs from one disk, under Linux

I have a 2.7 TB virtual disk (LSI MegaRAID controller with ten 600GB SAS drives configured in RAID10) under Linux. I am sharing this disk to a remote ESX host via ISCSI. Unfortunately ESX will only ...
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LinuxHA cluster, advice needed regarding shared storage

I'm setting up a two-node Heartbeat+Pacemaker cluster to run Xen domUs in a fail-over and live-migrate type environment. Storage is a LUN on an (EqualLogic) iSCSI SAN device. I initially wanted to ...
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LV Status: Not available. How to make it available?

I connect an iSCSI target, create a Physical Volume and Volume Group on it. Then I create an LV, and mkfs.ext3 /dev/vg00/vm and all that works great. Then I disconnect the target iscsiadm -m ...
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523 views

Do I have to have LUN on a iSCSI Target?

I am using Linux, and was wondering, if I could put LVM directly on a iSCSI target without a LUN?
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Extending storage space with SAN/iSCSI

I'll be creating a Linux storage server with several TB capacity using a hardware RAID array. But I was wondering, what are my options for extending it in the future? To be more specifiec, if I ...
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Managing a test iSCSI target server

I am using a RHEL server with a few hard drives, and tgtd as the iscsi target software. I a looking for a way to allocate and deallocate space and targets with that space, without restarting my ...
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Novell Xen cloud

I'm trying to set up a mini-cloud with Novell Xen (SLES 10 SP2 so it's Xen 3.2.x). I have an iSCSI server in the back, using a Starwind 4.1 target. The problem is that I when I write to the iSCSI ...