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Oracle OpenStack 4.0.1: Configure ZFSSA ISCSI as Cinder Volume Backend (Doc ID 2392553.1)

Last updated on JUNE 08, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux - Version OpenStack 4.0.1 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


This is a detailed step by step guid of how to configure ZFSSA ISCSI as Cinder Volume Backend. 


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In this Document
 1. Determine the ZFSSA Software Version
 2. Enable RESTful service on ZFSSA
 3. Create a new role OracleOsTkRole and associate a new user ostkcinder with this role on ZFSSA
 4. Check ISCSI service on ZFSSA is Online
 5. Configure kollacli ZFSSA properties on master node
 6. Deploy
 7. Verify section [zfssa-iscsi] in cinder configurations on master node after deploy
 8. Check if cinder-volume (host: cinder-cluster-1@zfssa-iscsi) service is up
 9. Cinder volume driver ZFSSAISCSIDriver initiated

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