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How am I supposed to use the *same* volume for all docker containers in a swarm?

I'm trying to expand my processing power on my miniature server, so I grabbed an old computer laying in the house and installed CentOS 7 and docker on it. I put the 2 computers in a swarm and am ...
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Is it possible to have a read-only MongoDB-instance on a database folder that already is used on another server?

I have the following setup: — Many servers — One shared network mounted data storage folder On one of the servers, I need to run MongoDB to write data to it. I want to be able to access those ...
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Oracle RAC installation failure: disk share issue

Oracle RAC installation is failing because of shared disk issue. While running "runcluvfy.sh" to verify the disk share between nodes. it is failing on node2. I have collected trace logs of following ...
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GFS2 single writer multiple readers setup

I'd like your advice on a setup I'm implementing in order to allow multiple hosts to share occasionally varying data on shared iSCSI storage. I'm using GFS2 to share access to an LVM2 logical volume ...
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Shared storage between Virtual Machines

We're planning to set up HA apache servers in our virtual environment. The load balancing between the servers is working fine. The problem we face is the following: We'd like to have one physical ...
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Which technology allows shared storage for clusters with preferred local reads and writes?

I have two or three somewhat older servers of type HP ProLiant DL380 G6/7 with only x * 1 GBit Ethernet, but quite some CPU power, RAM and capable of a fair amount of local storage. I'm interested in ...
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The setup of S2D that delivers up to 2M IOPS to SQL FCI

We are about to deploy shared storage researching for ultra-fast storage to implement Microsoft SQL Server Failover Cluster (FCI). So far the project goes, we would to start with 500K IOPS for 8k ...
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Is it worse to go with Samsung 960 EVO instead of Pro version in terms of price to perforamce measure? [closed]

We are about to deploy shared storage researching for ultra-fast storage to implement Microsoft SQL Server Failover Cluster (FCI). So far the project goes, we would to start with 500K IOPS and have ...
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4 node HyperV and shared storage cluster in Windows Server 2012

I succesfully setup a HA SOFS storage cluster using Starwind on two nodes. Now I want to setup the HyperV failover part and need some input on how to implement this. Do I need to add the two HyperV ...
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Shared storage options for ESXi HA cluster

I am seeking recommendations for shared storage options to support ESXi HA cluster (note I'm NOT asking for product/brand/model recommendation - I know this is against the rules here). I am asking ...
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Move to a brand new Hyper-V Cluster

We have a 2 node Hyper-V cluster with DAS storage, both nodes running 2012R2. We are going to add two brand new nodes into the existing cluster - both running 2012R2. This will have its own DAS Array ...
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Moodledata on shared storage on AWS

I am in the process of setting up a simple Moodle cluster on AWS for production use. The plan is to use a loadblancer, two EC2 instances and a RDS. I have worked extensively with Moodle before but ...
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How can I Persist connections to Microsoft Azure Files for all the users?

I have created file share in azure and mapped it to Virtual Machine entitled VM_01. I have used CmdKey command to persist the credentials. C:\>cmdkey /add:<yourstorageaccountname>.file....
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Shared nothing database systems with SAN

Cloud data warehousing being so popular recently, I am wondering if there is an inherent contradiction in the manner in which they are architected: Terradata, Greenplum etc. require 'Shared Nothing' ...
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distributed storage solutions [closed]

I've got some desktop PCs available in my company since the last user hardware renewal and I would like to re-use them for a demo plaform. They are powerfull enought to emulate a few servers. I ...
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Is it possible to have a directly attached SHARED Storage (accessed at block level) other than SAN or NAS?

We need storage specifically for HPC Lustre failover setup, where it is must that two servers should share same block level storage to have failover configuration. With very limited knowledge on ...
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Shared storage for Xen based cluster that allows I/O control

I am looking for a solution that will allow me to control I/O usage for my home Xen based cluster. Basically what I need is a way to limit or scale domUs (VMs) disk throughput. E.g. setup: - VM1 ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 shared folder

On Windows Server 2012 R2 I have a shared folder that I can map on 30 other computers only. Is that a license issue or just missed settings? Thanks, Greg
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Shared filesystem between KVMs

If I want to have shared fs between multiple kvm machines what is the best way to go when I'm already using ceph. I accessing my kvm disks directly through rbd devices but with ext4 on top of this ...
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Replicated shared filesystem

I'm looking into setting up a shared filesystem/file server on AWS (EC2) infrastructure that offers replication and fairly painless failover. This filesystem would host potentially millions of files ...
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Two-Node Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Cluster: Is it possible use local physical disks in the cluster?

Looking at the following Clustered Shared Spaces TechNet article, and it looks like this only applies to hosts sharing a JBOD enclosure by way of external SAS backplane. However, each host in the two-...
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Server creates shortcuts in Shared Drive automatically when file is opened

We have just setup a Windows 2012 R2 Server with shared drives. We have on particular user who has an issue that whenever they open a file it creates a shortcut on the root of that mapped drive. I ...
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Unable to mount datastore on second ESX 5.5 host

I have configured 2 ESX 5.5 hosts on my new Dell VRTX. I setup the virtual storage, assigned full access to both hosts, and was able to format and attach it to ESX1 without an issue. Unfortunately I ...
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Log which combines log files from three different servers

We have a three-server config with each server running nginx, and rails via Mongrel. Each rails installation has its own set of log files, in it's own 'log' folder, which is just a regular folder on ...
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MySQL - data inside vm on shared storage? [closed]

I'm planning on moving all my VMs to shared storage, and I have a question about how to deal with a MySQL VM: Currently the size of the VM image is 100GB, where most of the space is taken up by the ...
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High availability using Fibre Channel and iSCSI in vSphere

I'm having a hard time understanding shared storage for high availability in vSphere. I have the following kit: 1 x Mac mini (ESXi 5.5 - part of vSphere) 1 x White box PC (ESXi 5.5 - part of vSphere ...
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Easy way to share a drive with password protected directories?

We have 50 computers that students share. Is there an easy way to have student folders on a single drive on the network where each student has a password? Students need to be able to go to any ...
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Member of a group cannot access a WS2008 network share

A Windows 8.1 user cannot access one specfic network share on a windows 2008 R2 server. Windows cannot access \\COMPUTERNAME\Users You do not have permission to access \\COMPUTERNAME\Users. ...
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Shared storage between Ubuntu VM servers

I am setting up worker servers on Digital Ocean. These Ubuntu servers need to access files in a common storage area. What process or program do you recommend for storing files on a shared folder ...
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External VPN users cant access mapped network drives with Name have to use IP address

It's not a massive problem but some users complain they can't access our storage drive when working externally across the VPN. For instance, internally they can type \\storageserver\adminfolders and ...
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Open File Manager shows locks that should have been released

I have been doing some tests and I found an issue that my users experienced. My Aplliaction reads a xml file from a local network server through a DFS Path where they are granted access to. After ...
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Recycle Bin for Network Share

We will be implementing a remote desktop server farm, where users' profiles will be hosted on a file server. I believe that doing this will allow users to delete files from their desktop/documents ...
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How to get decent NFS performance for workloads like git?

I manage a vagrant setup for our developers running OSX to manage VirtualBox systems for development. In order to support inotify inside the linux machine, we eschew the usual method of sharing ...
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DRBD vs. GlusterFS for replication

I need to build a solution to host internal git repositories. It needs to supports hundreds of thousands (or more) repositories. I plan on using multiple "dumb" servers with a shared storage, so ...
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Best choise for shared drive between webservers [closed]

I wonder what the best choise is/practices are for a shared drive between multiple webservers. The same application needs to be employed on multiple webservers servers for load balancing ...
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Can I run vMotion traffic over iSCSI network ESXi 5.5

Is there anything wrong with using one vmkernel in a multipathed iSCSI setup for vMotion traffic as well as iSCSI? I have iSCSI storage setup using 2 vmkernels for MPIO. I'd like to use one of those ...
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iscsi concurrent access / iscsi volume shared access on NAS

I having a 7-bay NAS box with Raid-5 (5.3TB usable) with netgear gigabit Ethernet switch to connect the hosts (3 windows7 machine Specs: i7 / 16GB RAM / 1TB HDD / gigabit Ethernet NIC). (All of the ...
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LVM in cluster — need an advice

I'm trying to configure a 2 node cluster with shared storage, but the configuration is probably little unusual. It is described below: Both nodes have access to a shared storage that has a number of ...
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RHCS: GFS2 in A/A cluster with common storage. Configuring GFS with rgmanager

I'm configuring a two node A/A cluster with a common storage attached via iSCSI, which uses GFS2 on top of clustered LVM. So far I have prepared a simple configuration, but am not sure which is the ...
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qemu/virt-manager no permisson on shared folder

I have a strange problem. Iam trying to create a shared folder via the add-hardware->filesystem option. For Type and Modus i choose Passtrought and for Driver Path. The Source Path is /free and target ...
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HP Proliant Servers DL380 G3

I've bought 2 hp G3 servers with Smart Array 5I Storage Controller, how can I install the MYSQL on the array storage so that the linux on both server can read the DB, I'm kinda lost here. This is ...
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How can I find shared storage servers [closed]

Among an inventory of 100 servers, mostly SLES and RHEL, how would I find which servers are sharing storage? [It can be clustered File system i.e. OCFS,GPFS,... or distributed file systems i.e ...
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glusterfs and dovecot problems

Ive got two servers with a shared glusterfs disk, both running dovecot and serving mail from this shared disk. Users read mail only from one of these servers but mail gets delivered to both. ...
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Can reaching shared storage capacity prevent a VM from starting up in XenServer?

I have a VM installed on XenServer; it's drive is on an NFS share, which has just reached capacity--could this prevent the VM from starting up?
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Open-source Shared Storage file system?

Can anyone advice for a production-level, open-source shared storage (SAN) file-system? I read about GFS and GFS2, but the first one seems a bit outdated, and the second is not considered stable for ...
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Which storage protocol to use for ESX storage?

What storage connection method should one prefer to use for connecting ESX servers to a shared storage server with 10GbE links? Speficically, I have 2 ESX servers for VMware ESX and one server for ...
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Cross migration of VMs

I have two w2k8r2 machines, that are in cluster, There are also two machines that are used as shared storage (with StarWind installed). On each node of the cluster there is one VM. So tell me please ...
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Is a cluster the most cost effective redundancy method for windows server 2003?

We had a server with bad ram which caused a long outage while they figured it out and our client facing apps had to go down for a while. We are coming up with a solution for instant fail-over but are ...