Olivier_Fulop
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What are the pre req for a deployment of OVM 3.4 with Unity as storage?

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A customer is willing to deploy OVM 3.4 and has a Unity 300F.

He's asking if there are any prereq before deploying OVM with Unity300F as the storage array.

Thanks in advance,

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zhaos2
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Re: What are the pre req for a deployment of OVM 3.4 with Unity as storage?

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Hello Olivier_Fulop, sorry for the later rely!

OVM will support the following storage types:

  • Local disks
  • Shared Network Attached Storage - NFS
  • Shared iSCSI SANs: abstracted LUNs or raw disks accessible over existing network infrastructure
  • Fibre Channel SANs connected to one or more host bus adapters (HBAs)

Which type would you like the Unity 300F to play?

Below is the OVM deployment structure:

A shared storage resource is mounted on each Oracle VM Server in a server pool to store virtual machines, external resources, and other data files. In order to perform live migration of virtual machines, each Oracle VM Server involved must have shared access to storage.

I think the storage support would more related to the Operating System running on the OVM server (e.g. Linux version for Unity Kernel version...). You can find the information in Dell EMC Unity 'Support Matrix'.

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zhaos2
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Re: What are the pre req for a deployment of OVM 3.4 with Unity as storage?

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Hello Olivier_Fulop, sorry for the later rely!

OVM will support the following storage types:

  • Local disks
  • Shared Network Attached Storage - NFS
  • Shared iSCSI SANs: abstracted LUNs or raw disks accessible over existing network infrastructure
  • Fibre Channel SANs connected to one or more host bus adapters (HBAs)

Which type would you like the Unity 300F to play?

Below is the OVM deployment structure:

A shared storage resource is mounted on each Oracle VM Server in a server pool to store virtual machines, external resources, and other data files. In order to perform live migration of virtual machines, each Oracle VM Server involved must have shared access to storage.

I think the storage support would more related to the Operating System running on the OVM server (e.g. Linux version for Unity Kernel version...). You can find the information in Dell EMC Unity 'Support Matrix'.

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Olivier_Fulop
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Re: What are the pre req for a deployment of OVM 3.4 with Unity as storage?

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Thanks,

That's exactly what I'm looling for.

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Tqadi
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Re: What are the pre req for a deployment of OVM 3.4 with Unity as storage?

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did this worked for you ? 

RRR
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Re: What are the pre req for a deployment of OVM 3.4 with Unity as storage?

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Hello Tqadi, sorry for my very late response, but I had the same issue as you: everything looks good, but the OVM hosts don't see the LUN. I tried changing the HLU from 0 to 1 et voila: the LUN is visible! Once in a while I connect a new LUN to OVM and I forget they cannot see LUN id 0 and indeed: the LUN is invisible. After changing it to something else than 0 it becomes visible.

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