Re: [ovirt-users] Ansible oVirt storage management module

2016-09-21 Thread Groten, Ryan] Sent: Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:40 AM To: Groten, Ryan <>; Juan Antonio Hernandez Fernandez <>; Ondra Machacek <> Cc: Yaniv Kaul <>; users <> Subject: Re: [ovir

Re: [ovirt-users] Ansible oVirt storage management module

2016-07-27 Thread Groten, Ryan
comment ‘shipit’ on the pull request to mark it for inclusion! Thanks, Ryan From: Yaniv Kaul [] Sent: Sunday, July 24, 2016 4:52 AM To: Groten, Ryan <> Cc: users <> Subject: Re: [ovirt-users] Ansible oVirt storage manag

[ovirt-users] Ansible oVirt storage management module

2016-07-19 Thread Groten, Ryan
Hey Ansible users, I wrote a module for storage management and created a pull request to have it added as an Extra module in Ansible. It can be used to create/delete/attach/destroy pool disks. Ryan

[ovirt-users] Adding direct lun from API doesn't populate attributes like size, vendor, etc

2015-10-16 Thread Groten, Ryan
Using this python I am able to create a direct FC lun properly (and it works if the lun_id is valid). But in the GUI after the disk is added none of the fields are populated except LUN ID (Size is <1GB, Serial, Vendor, Product ID are all blank). I see this Bugzilla [1] is very similar (for

[ovirt-users] Moving HostedEngine from one Cluster to another

2015-08-25 Thread Groten, Ryan
My HostedEngine exists in the Default cluster, but since I'm upgrading my hosts to RHEL7 I created a new Cluster and migrated all the VMs to it (including HostedEngine). However in the GUI VM Tab HostedEngine still appears as in the Default Cluster. Because of this I can't remove this cluster

Re: [ovirt-users] Feature request: add stateless option in VM pool configuration

2015-08-24 Thread Groten, Ryan
As a workaround, if you create the Pool using the latest version of a template, all the VMs in that pool will automatically be stateless. -Original Message- From: [] On Behalf Of Steve Dainard Sent: Friday, August 21, 2015 5:12 PM

Re: [ovirt-users] Migrating hosts from RHEL6 to RHEL7

2015-08-21 Thread Groten, Ryan
Thanks for the responses guys. Do we know why it's recommended to power the VMs off and then move them to the new cluster? Especially if live migration seems to work anyway. From: matthew lagoe [] Sent: Thursday, August 20, 2015 3:25 PM To: Groten, Ryan Cc

[ovirt-users] Migrating hosts from RHEL6 to RHEL7

2015-08-20 Thread Groten, Ryan
Has anyone succeeded in upgrading their hosts OS version from 6 to 7? I assumed it could be done without downtime and one host at a time, but when trying it out I found that RHEL7 hosts can't be placed in the same Cluster as RHEL6 ones. I then tried making a new Cluster and migrating VMs from

Re: [ovirt-users] Benefits of Cluster separation

2015-08-18 Thread Groten, Ryan
from the API. VMs themselves still run just fine with no noticeable performance issues though. [1] From: Patrick Russell [] Sent: Tuesday, August 18, 2015 3:07 PM To: Matthew Lagoe Cc: Groten, Ryan; users

[ovirt-users] Benefits of Cluster separation

2015-08-18 Thread Groten, Ryan
We're running into some performance problems stemming from having too many Hosts/VMs/Disks running from the same Datacenter/Cluster. Because of that I'm looking into splitting the DC into multiple separate ones with different Hosts/Storage. But I'm a little confused what the benefit of

Re: [ovirt-users] VM time offset

2015-08-10 Thread Groten, Ryan
I'm having the same issue where the guest time is offset by 7 hours (out timezone difference) from UTC. I read in the VM System configuration for Time Zone that hwclock on Linux guests should have the TZ set to GMT+0, but if I change it to GMT-7, the clock is set as expected on boot.

Re: [ovirt-users] virt-v2v

2015-07-30 Thread Groten, Ryan
This doesn’t answer your question directly, but I never had any luck using virt-v2v from VMWare. I found it worked well to treat the VMWare VM just like a physical server, boot it from the virt-v2v iso and convert the VMWare VM that way. From:

Re: [ovirt-users] Concerns with increasing vdsTimeout value on engine?

2015-07-13 Thread Groten, Ryan
: Shubhendu Tripathi [] Sent: Monday, July 13, 2015 2:25 AM To: Piotr Kliczewski Cc: Omer Frenkel; Groten, Ryan; Subject: Re: [ovirt-users] Concerns with increasing vdsTimeout value on engine? On 07/13/2015 01:42 PM, Piotr Kliczewski wrote: On Mon, Jul 13, 2015

[ovirt-users] Concerns with increasing vdsTimeout value on engine?

2015-07-10 Thread Groten, Ryan
When I try to attach new direct lun disks, the scan takes a very long time to complete because of the number of pvs presented to my hosts (there is already a bug on this, related to the pvcreate command taking a very long time - I discovered

Re: [ovirt-users] Help understanding Gluster in oVirt

2015-02-04 Thread Groten, Ryan
Nope in fact I followed the guide and found CTDB works quite well. I am just trying to figure out the benefit because that would be another component to consider in the architecture. From: Sahina Bose [] Sent: Tuesday, February 03, 2015 4:09 AM To: Groten, Ryan; users

[ovirt-users] Help understanding Gluster in oVirt

2015-01-27 Thread Groten, Ryan
I was planning on making a Gluster Data domain to test, and found some great information on this page: The article the author uses the CTDB service for VIP failover. Is it possible/recommended to not do this, and just create a

[ovirt-users] Recommendations for Storage Pool sizes

2014-11-18 Thread Groten, Ryan
I've been looking around for any best practices/recommendations on how large a storage domain can be but can't seem to find anything. For example, right now I have a 3TB domain made up of 3 1TB luns. That domain has about 200 thin disks created from it. When I want to add more space, is there

Re: [ovirt-users] Balloon driver unavailable

2014-11-17 Thread Groten, Ryan
I also recently started getting these errors. They started when I upgraded from 3.4.0 to 3.4.2. The error appears on certain VMs (but not all) consistently every 15 minutes. It doesn't matter if the Memory Balloon Device Enabled checkbox checked or unchecked. I got the message to stop

Re: [ovirt-users] hosted engine , how to make changes to the VM post deploy

2014-11-06 Thread Groten, Ryan
I went through this a couple months ago. Migrated my hosted-engine from one NFS host to another. Here are the steps that I documented from the experience. There is probably a better way, but this worked for me on two separate hosted-engine environments. 1. Make a backup of RHEV-M

Re: [ovirt-users] hosted engine , how to make changes to the VM post deploy

2014-11-06 Thread Groten, Ryan
Good catch, you’re right that should say “On all hosted-engine hosts, edit hosted-engine.conf”. It does not automatically sync the changes between the hosts. From: Alastair Neil [] Sent: November-06-14 11:06 AM To: Groten, Ryan Cc: Frank Wall; Jiri Moskovcak; users

Re: [ovirt-users] vmware type functionality

2014-10-24 Thread Groten, Ryan
Yep, note that it's a little different from VMWare in that it takes a snapshot for each disk in the VM to do a live storage migration, and the snapshots can't be deleted while the VM is powered up (in 3.4 at least). You can also only move 1 disk at a time per VM if it's powered up.

Re: [ovirt-users] ISO_DOMAIN by NFS behavior (if NFS is unavailable)

2014-10-01 Thread Groten, Ryan
I had the same challenge and ended up taking the service off my hosted-engine and putting it elsewhere as a workaround. But if I remember right you can still set maintenance mode when the hosted-engine is down, just can't run vm-status? -Original Message- From:

Re: [ovirt-users] How to disconnect hosted-engine NFS storage pool?

2014-09-22 Thread Groten, Ryan
Thanks, RFE created (I hope I did it right) -Original Message- From: Doron Fediuck [] Sent: September-21-14 6:57 AM To: Groten, Ryan Cc: Subject: Re: [ovirt-users] How to disconnect hosted

[ovirt-users] How to disconnect hosted-engine NFS storage pool?

2014-09-18 Thread Groten, Ryan
I want to unmounted the hosted-engine NFS share without affecting all the other running VMs on the host. When I shutdown the hosted-engine and enable global maintenance, the storage pool is still mounted and I can't unmount it because the sanlock process is using it. Is there any way to

[ovirt-users] Moving hosted-engine NFS storage

2014-09-16 Thread Groten, Ryan
I'm planning on moving my hosted-engine storage from one NFS server to another shortly. I was thinking it would be relatively simple: 1. Stop hosted-engine 2. Copy existing share to new nfs share 3. Edit /etc/ovirt-hosted-engine/hosted-engine.conf and change storage to the

Re: [ovirt-users] How to backup/restore the rhevm-VM in hosted-engine ?

2014-09-05 Thread Groten, Ryan
the OS and restore the engine database”. Do you recreate the Guest using original host? And the host needn’t to be fresh installed and just excute hosted-engine �Cdeployed again, we can recreate another OS? 发件人: Groten, Ryan [] 发送时间: 2014年9月5日 4:29 收件人: Xie, Chao

Re: [ovirt-users] How to backup/restore the rhevm-VM in hosted-engine ?

2014-09-04 Thread Groten, Ryan
In 3.4 there is a backup/restore utility called engine-backup. You can use this to backup the RHEV-M database(s) as well as restore. Of course this won't backup the Guest OS itself. My DR strategy is to simply copy off these engine-backup files to another location. If the hosted-engine needs

Re: [ovirt-users] Network real-time bar - nothing happened

2014-09-02 Thread Groten, Ryan
Are you sure there is network traffic to/from these VMs? Most of my VMs show 0% as well because they’re not using much network. Try generating a bunch of network traffic and see if the number jumps. From: [] On Behalf Of Grzegorz Szypa

Re: [ovirt-users] How long can a disk snapshot exist for?

2014-08-28 Thread Groten, Ryan
Thanks that's exactly the explanation I was looking for. -Original Message- From: Vered Volansky [] Sent: August-28-14 9:29 AM To: Groten, Ryan; users Subject: Re: [ovirt-users] How long can a disk snapshot exist for? Hi Ryan, Should have replied to all, my bad

[ovirt-users] How long can a disk snapshot exist for?

2014-08-27 Thread Groten, Ryan
Is there any limit/performance considerations to keeping a disk snapshot for extended periods of time? What if the disk is changing frequently vs mostly static? Thanks, Ryan ___ Users mailing list