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NetApp volume configuration

asked 2012-04-20 02:26:23 -0500

I'd like to use a NetApp storage appliance with the NetApp volume driver in the Essex release.

Does the NetApp volume driver work with KVM? If it works, what configuration is need for nova-compute nodes and nova-volume nodes?

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answered 2012-04-24 13:08:05 -0500

johngarbutt gravatar image

A quick google found this: (

the code says this: This driver requires NetApp OnCommand 5.0 and one or more Data ONTAP 7-mode storage systems with installed iSCSI licenses.

It also lists the flags you need to configure the driver: (

Vish will probably know more details.

Hope that helps, John

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answered 2012-04-24 00:19:17 -0500

Both are fixed.

Unlike XenServer, no wiki page or official document refers to the NetApp volume driver with KVM. So I'd like to make sure whether the NetApp volume driver works with KVM. This is one of my questions.

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answered 2012-04-23 14:52:54 -0500

johngarbutt gravatar image

Depends what is fixed: NetApp or KVM or both

You can make this work using XenServer's storage manager integration: (

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answered 2012-04-20 05:04:36 -0500 (server support) | (it consulting)

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answered 2012-04-20 05:04:12 -0500

its easy but you need some experts like it specialists or it consultants so visit them might be they can help u ( (

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