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Select the Source and Destination Interface s that will participate then click Next After the VSA is powered on, a script will walk you through the rest of the configuration. I am about done with a process of converting the VSA into a white box that runs on top of any Centos distro and will see if the performance then is the same. Upon completion, press Next to continue. To configure NFS storage for a production environment, please refer to the following resources: Verify File System Creation Be sure to select the correct Source File System However, the VSA up to this point has been packaged for minimal resource usage and demonstration capabilities vs it’s true potential with guiee right resources below it.

Give the File System a Name, amount of space to utilize, and any additional attributes.

Compression reduces the amount of storage space consumed by a Virtual Machine that has been created using a thick format. Change 4 and 5 can lead to services crashing in the Linux OS if there is not enough memory available or more data left in memory which can cause data corruption upon unplanned VM outages.


This will launch a step-by-step wizard to allow you to choose options of how to celrra this OVA.

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One announcement that excited me was a free virtual storage appliance from EMC. Select Create File System Be sure to enter a name that reminds you of the direction of replication. Notice that if Solution Enabler software is not already installed, this will be done automatically.

If you modify the virtual hardware prior to starting the VSA the first time then it possibly could add another datamover. Click the ‘Replication Wizard’ link on the left sidebar 3. This next screen allows you to choose a resource pool.

Change the default password. Accept the license agreement.

Dec 3, 7: Enter Replication Details When celerea get to the disk configuration take a second and add a new virtual disk to the vVNX array in vSphere. Review the Summary screen and click Finish.

The remainder of this section walks the reader through each step of the process manually.

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Fast clones generate a delta file that just stores changes and metadata. Confirm that you have entered all the data appropriately Select the storage pool for this datastore to live on.

Select ‘File System’ for Replication Type. Installation and configuration of the VSA is complete! This process must be completed on both the local and remote Celerra VSA network servers.

The project was completed in February The next screen will provide details on the OVA selected. You will be presented with a screen that allows you to create multiple copies of the Virtual Machine with a standardized naming convention. Ube sure to choose a name that allows you to understand the direction of the relationship. Enter LUN Details Use the dialog to select the Data Mover and Target. The first screen of the wizard allows you to select the location of the OVA file you downloaded by browsing to the location on your local machine or network share.


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The disk you add will be the disk used to create a storage pool. The Wizard will automatically create the appropriate entries for Celerra Network Servers on the remote side; this saves you the time of doing it yourself, as outlined in the previous section s.

Create your replication relationship. Afterwards review the summary screen and click Finish.

Previsouly we increased the amount of memory to the virtual machine and told the OS to use more for disk IO. Additionally, a fast clone cannot be compressed. This step sets up a network session between the local and remote Data Movers. Tasks celegra created and you can track their status from copy to power-up to completion: To use the native software iSCSI adapter, it must be enabled.