[Gluster-users] Xenserver Gluster Storage Repository Question
scoth at rcsd.ms
Tue Oct 22 20:58:17 UTC 2013
I've been working with gluster for about a week now. So far, I can see myself moving off my existing Redhat GFS cluster for gluster. I'm doing some testing and don't completely understand the client side yet. Let me explain. I have two servers both have a brick with 275GB of storage. Gluster is setup and replicating the files to each node. I mounted the volume on node1. I setup a Xenserver and connected to node1. Creating VMs using the gluster SR on node1 is working. However, I only see 275GB available on the SR. Is this because I have volume mounted on a server node? Should I have a separate client that mounts the volume? From what I understand the client will still mount 1 server. I do have a few more servers I can add to my gluster. Before I continue with my setup, I am curious will the Xenserver only see how available storage on the node that it connects to. I guess I was thinking I would see a volume that has the combined storage capacity not just one disk.
Any insight would be helpful.
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