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Oracle VM 2.x: Converting from a Local to Shared OVS Repository (Doc ID 756968.1)

Last updated on JUNE 08, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 2.1 to 2.2 [Release OVM21 to OVM22]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 18-Feb-2016***

Goal

This article describes how to configure a  standalone, non-shared OVS repository to be shared by multiple Oracle VM Servers in a Server Pool. The article is intended for Oracle VM and Linux system administrators.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Background
 Procedure
 1. Install Oracle VM Server
 2. Select the shared OVS repository filesystem type
 3. Export/Provision the shared OVS repository to Oracle VM Servers
 4. Identify/verify the device(s) associated with the LUN
 5. Create the OCSF2 configuration
 6. Format the shared OVS repository OCFS2 filesystem
 7. Review the current status of the OCFS2 cluster service
 8. Load the OCFS2 cluster stack
 9. Online the OCFS2 cluster
 10. Configure OCFS2 to autostart on server boot
 11. Modify /etc/fstab to mount the shared OVS repository
 11.1 If the Local OVS repositories do not contain resources ...
 11.2 If the Local OVS repositories already contains resources ...
 12. Mount/remount shared OVS repository on all Oracle VM Servers
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