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Install and configure Openfiler for ESXi shared storage with NFS and iSCSI |

The OS type to choose is Other Linux 64 bit. Click the folder and click Make Share from the pop-up window.

You can clearly read on the share’s configuration page that it will only be enabled when you setup a primary group for the share.

There is also an appliance available that you can download but openfiler administration guide 2.99 appliance is not always updated to the latest version and I had mixed results in the past with importing it into different openfiler administration guide 2.99. Next click Add Volume. Listed will be all the physical disks in your system. Make sure administratipn have an empty drive without partitions in it called e.

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Now we create a Volume inside the Volume Group. This article assumes that you have already already installed Openfiler.

The default file system type is uses here is XFS, you could also select ext4 or another type but since we are accessing the data via NFS it doesn’t really matter. On your another computer on the network, launch your favourite browser, enter URL: As you can see in the image below it requires openfiler administration guide 2.99 username and a password.

You could configure it for public access. You can provide individual IP-addresses for your servers or openfiler administration guide 2.99 can specify an entire network as I have done in the image below. The image below shows how the configuration should look like. Provided you have good network security, it is an easy way to restrict access and not have to deal with user-names and passwords.

Use the slider to choose how large you want the volume to be. Need directions for the VMware certification roadmap? During installation you are asked to provide a password for the root user. Under Partition T ype: You only have to create this datastore once. As you can see currently, the IP given to the server Follow us on LinkedIn. In this article I will explain how to setup Openfiler. Enter the name for the folder to create in the volume.

From the Openfiler web based management interface select the Volumes- tab and from the menu on the right select Volume Openfiler administration guide 2.99.

Enter the starting and Ending Cylinders, then verify the size column shows the size of Volume you are aiming for. Once you have added the adapter it will show up in the list of storage controllers as VMHBA33 or higher. In order to create a share you must first enable the service, then create the share. OpenFiler is capable of sharing files using many protocols.

The default setting for your network adapter is that it will be configured for DHCP. If the new volume group you had just created is not selected then select it from the drop-down list and click Change. You will need to provide the IP-address or server name for your Openfiler server.

Enter current password as password and in the New Password type your desired password. It is ok to leave this value alone, openfiler administration guide 2.99 if you have another domain name you want to use, simply replace example and com with whatever you want. Now that we have created a Volume Group and added a volume openfiler administration guide 2.99 it, we need to create a logical Volume or Openfiler administration guide 2.99 as some people call it.

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This openfiler administration guide 2.99 is essentially on the Openfiler server. In this case, I randomly choose V: For now Administartion would use your server’s name and provide a password also called the secret. This folder you have just created will now become the share.

You can see this in the image below. At this time you can format the empty disk with the VMFS file system. When the installation is finished you can reboot the virtual machine.

Most important to watch out for here is to select the block-type here to be able to use it as an iSCSI-target disk. But I have made a gujde installation guide openfiler administration guide 2.99 with the most important steps highlighted. Click on the disk you want to create the Volume on Example: Specify a name for the volume, a description and select the amount of openfiler administration guide 2.99 space from the partition to use.

And the last step is to allow access to this gide from the network. You can add them while it’s powered on in ESXi and Openfiler will also automatically detect the new disks.

And I have selected one of my two disks.