Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
2011/9/23 James R. Leu <jleu at inoc.com>: > We just went through this exercise and went with AOE instead > of iSCSI because we found the current crop of iSCSI target and > initiators to be lacking in terms selectively bringing a LUN 'up' > and 'down'. Specifically the iSCSI target implementations do not > release the backstoring device when the LUN is marked as offline. > Thus preventing DRBD from going secondary. (I posted a patch to the > tgtd mailing list to add the functionality, but it was rejected). > Do you plan on having the VM guests access the iSCSI server directly > or use iSCSI to connect the LUNs to the VM host and then the > host hands them to the guests as directly connected block devices? > We choose the latter to try and keep the guests as simple as possible. I cannot use AOE because my servers are in different IP subnet. My VM contacts with iSCSI server directly. In my infrastructure DRBD is not on top of iSCSI. -- Regards Maciej Galkiewicz