How to Present a Storage Repository From One Pool to Another at Oracle VM Manager (Doc ID 1551877.1)

Last updated on JUNE 15, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.0.1 to 3.2.9 [Release OVM30 to OVM32]
Linux x86-64

Goal

A storage repository is used to store virtual machine resources, so that these resources can be made available to Oracle VM Servers in a server pool, without having to copy the resources to each Oracle VM Server. The Oracle VM Servers in a server pool gain access to these virtual machine resources by having the storage repository presented to them. If your storage is file-based storage, you can present a storage repository to multiple server pools. Alternatively, if your storage is physical disk-based, you can only present the storage repository to a single server pool.

A storage repository is essentially logical disk space made available through a file system on top of physical storage hardware. If the storage repository is created on a file server, for example an NFS share, then a file system is already present; if the repository is created on a LUN, an OCFS2 file system is first created.

This document describes how to present a storage repository from one pool to another at Oracle VM Manager

Solution

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