Most of them are outdated , but provide historical design context.
They are not user documentation and should not be treated as such.
Documentation is available here.
Self Hosted Engine FC Support
This feature enable the user to use FC storage for Hosted Engine data domain.
- Name: Simone Tiraboschi (Stirabos)
- Email: email@example.com
The FC storage HBA should be already configured and connected on the system. Multipath is supported.
As usual launch hosted-engine –deploy:
Than you can find and additional valid answer to
Please specify the storage you would like to use (iscsi, fc, nfs3, nfs4)[nfs3]:
question. Choose fc
It will scan the storage subsystem to find FC HBA letting you select a FC LUN to deploy the engine VM.
[ INFO ] Connecting to the storage server
The following luns have been found on the requested target:  330000000e5380848 56GiB XtremIO XtremApp status: used, paths: 4 active  33000000022a29f57 100GiB XtremIO XtremApp status: free, paths: 4 active  330000000c399efa0 100GiB XtremIO XtremApp status: free, paths: 4 active  330000000d0c91c54 100GiB XtremIO XtremApp status: free, paths: 4 active  33000000031f26ca3 40GiB XtremIO XtremApp status: used, paths: 4 active Please select the destination LUN (1, 2, 3, 4, 5) :
You can select one and proceed with engine VM setup. That LUN will be used only for the engine VM and would not be available for other usages.
VDSM commands involved
Benefit to oVirt
Users will be able to use FC storage as data domain for Hosted Engine.
Dependencies / Related Features
- A tracker bug has been created for tracking issues:
Documentation / External references
The engine VM image will be preallocated so the LUN should be sized to contain it, at least 5 additional GiB are needed for ancillary structures. The LUN will be used only by the engine VM, no other usage are possible.
On a FC capable HW try to deploy the engine VM over FC.
Currently all the changes required for this feature are in a single patch. If it won't be ready it won't be merged.
==Self Hosted Engine FC Support== `Hosted Engine has now added support for `[`FC` `storage`](Features/Self_Hosted_Engine_FC_Support)
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