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How to expose NFS to create VM's across different compute nodes sharing the same NFS as a shared storage?

asked 2015-04-21 05:46:30 -0500

Omkar gravatar image

I have two compute nodes having their own ephemeral storage. I cannot live migrate the instance since I'm not using shared storage. How can NFS solve my issue as shared storage?

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Try adding the NFS to the cinder service and try launching the Instance with Volumes created from cinder service.

rahulrajvn gravatar imagerahulrajvn ( 2015-04-21 09:05:20 -0500 )edit

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answered 2015-04-29 06:04:42 -0500

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Try mounting the nfs on both compute nodes OS and go into nova.conf and edit from state_path=/var/lib/nova to state_path=/yourmountpath/nova . Also create the folders inside /var/lib/nova into your /yourmountpath/nova aswell or nova will complain about some directories not existing. Also set the permissions and owner to the new path (owner is nova:nova i believe)

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