We have configured Openfiler storage and presented LUN to our ESXi from OpenFiler Storage Side.
If you have not seen Part 1 of the OpenFiler series – Do check the link below
Now let’s create Datastore out of the LUN which we have presented to our ESXi. 🙂
Login to the ESXi
Once we have logged in to ESXi, Go to Storage Tab and click on Configure iSCSI
Click on Enabled
Click on Add dynamic Target and enter the ISCSi Target Server IP (Here it is Open filer server IP) and click on Save Configuration.
Click on Rescan Tab
Now you will be able to see that Openfiler Lun which has been created is available to the ESXI host
Now click on New Datastore to create the datastore.
Select Create a New VMFS Datastore
Give the name to the datastore and select the OpenFiler LUN which has been created of 160 GB and click on Next
Click on Next again
Click on Next
Click on Finish.
This is how simple it is to create Datastore out of LUN 🙂
Step by Step OpenFiler Storage Installation and Configuration Part 1- https://cloudbiceps.com/step-by-step-open-filer-installation-and-configuration-part-1/
Step by Step OpenFiler Storage Installation and Configuration Part 2- https://cloudbiceps.com/step-by-step-open-filer-installation-and-configuration-part-2/
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