[ovirt-users] Re: Replica Question

2020-09-28 Thread Jayme
would support it. You might have to roll out your own GlusterFS storage solution. Someone with more Gluster/HCI knowledge might know better. On Mon, Sep 28, 2020 at 1:26 PM C Williams wrote: > Jayme, > > Thank for getting back with me ! > > If I wanted to be wasteful with storage

[ovirt-users] Re: Replica Question

2020-09-28 Thread Jayme
You can only do HCI in multiple's of 3. You could do a 3 server HCI setup and add the other two servers as compute nodes or you could add a 6th server and expand HCI across all 6 On Mon, Sep 28, 2020 at 12:28 PM C Williams wrote: > Hello, > > We recently received 5 servers. All have about 3 TB

[ovirt-users] Re: Node 4.4.1 gluster bricks

2020-09-25 Thread Jayme
Assuming you don't care about data on the drive you may just need to use wipefs on the device i.e. wipefs -a /dev/sdb On Fri, Sep 25, 2020 at 12:53 PM Staniforth, Paul < p.stanifo...@leedsbeckett.ac.uk> wrote: > Hello, > how do you manage a gluster host when upgrading a node? > > I

[ovirt-users] Re: Node upgrade to 4.4

2020-09-24 Thread Jayme
Interested to hear how upgrading 4.3 HCI to 4.4 goes. I've been considering it in my environment but was thinking about moving all VMs off to NFS storage then rebuilding oVirt on 4.4 and importing. On Thu, Sep 24, 2020 at 1:45 PM wrote: > I am hoping for a miracle like that, too. > > In the

[ovirt-users] Re: oVirt - Gluster Node Offline but Bricks Active

2020-09-21 Thread Jayme
You could try setting host to maintenance and check stop gluster option, then re-activate host or try restarting glusterd service on the host On Mon, Sep 21, 2020 at 2:52 PM Jeremey Wise wrote: > > oVirt engine shows one of the gluster servers having an issue. I did a > graceful shutdown of

[ovirt-users] Re: Ovirt Host Crashed

2020-09-02 Thread Jayme
I believe if you go into the storage domain in GUI there should be a tab for vms which should list the vms then you can click the : menu and choose import On Wed, Sep 2, 2020 at 9:24 AM Darin Schmidt wrote: > I am running this as an all in one system for a test bed at home. The > system crashed

[ovirt-users] Re: How to Backup a VM

2020-08-31 Thread Jayme
Thanks for letting me know, I suspected that might be the case. I’ll make a note to fix that in the playbook On Mon, Aug 31, 2020 at 3:57 AM Stefan Wolf wrote: > I think, I found the problem. > > > > It is case sensitive. For the export it is NOT case sensitive but for the > step "wait for

[ovirt-users] Re: How to Backup a VM

2020-08-30 Thread Jayme
Interesting I’ve not hit that issue myself. I’d think it must somehow be related to getting the event status. Is it happening to the same vms every time? Is there anything different about the vm names or anything that would set them apart from the others that work? On Sun, Aug 30, 2020 at 11:56

[ovirt-users] Re: How to Backup a VM

2020-08-30 Thread Jayme
Also if you look at the blog post linked on github page it has info about increasing the ansible timeout on ovirt engine machine. This will be necessary when dealing with large vms that take over 2 hours to export On Sun, Aug 30, 2020 at 8:52 AM Jayme wrote: > You should be able to

[ovirt-users] Re: How to Backup a VM

2020-08-30 Thread Jayme
You should be able to fix by increasing the timeout variable in main.yml. I think the default is pretty low around @ 600 seconds (10 minutes). I have mine set for a few hours since I’m dealing with large vms. I’d also increase poll interval as well so it’s not checking for completion every 10

[ovirt-users] Re: How to Backup a VM

2020-08-29 Thread Jayme
Probably the easiest way is to export the VM as OVA. The OVA format is a single file which includes the entire VM image along with the config. You can import it back into oVirt easily as well. You can do this from the GUI on a running VM and export to OVA without bringing the VM down. The export

[ovirt-users] Re: Incremental VM backups

2020-08-19 Thread Jayme
Vprotect can do some form of incremental backup of ovirt vms. At least on 4.3 I’m not sure where they’re at for 4.4 support. Worth checking out, free for 10 vms On Wed, Aug 19, 2020 at 7:03 AM Kevin Doyle wrote: > Hi > > I am looking at ways to backup VM's, ideally that support incremental >

[ovirt-users] Re: HA Storage options

2020-08-17 Thread Jayme
I think you are perhaps overthinking a tad. Glusterfs is a fine solution but it has had a rocky road. It would not be my first suggestion if you are seeking high level write performance although that has been improving and can be fine tuned. Instability at least in the past was mostly centered

[ovirt-users] Re: where is error log for OVA import

2020-07-28 Thread Jayme
Check engine.log in /var/log/ovirt-engine on the engine sever/vm On Tue, Jul 28, 2020 at 7:16 PM Philip Brown wrote: > I just tried to import an OVA file. > The GUI status mentions that things seem to go along fairly happily.. > it mentions that it creates a disk for it > but then

[ovirt-users] Re: oVirt install questions

2020-07-19 Thread Jayme
ade available to oVirt as a whole. And then from there, I > > > would of course setup a number of virtual disks that I would attach > > > back to that customer's VM. > > > So to recap, if I were to have a 5-node Gluster Hyperconverged > > > environment, I'm ho

[ovirt-users] Re: mixed hyperconverged?

2020-07-15 Thread Jayme
Your other hosts that aren’t participating in gluster storage would just mount the gluster storage domains. On Wed, Jul 15, 2020 at 6:44 PM Philip Brown wrote: > Hmm... > > > Are you then saying, that YES, all host nodes need to be able to talk to > the glusterfs filesystem? > > > on a related

[ovirt-users] Re: how to get ovirt 4.3 documentation?

2020-07-13 Thread Jayme
Personally I find the rhev documentation much more complete: https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/red_hat_virtualization/4.3/ On Mon, Jul 13, 2020 at 6:17 PM Philip Brown wrote: > I find it odd that the ovirt website allows to see older version RELEASE > NOTES... > but doesnt seem to

[ovirt-users] Re: Ovirt 4.3.10 Glusterfs SSD slow performance over 10GE

2020-07-07 Thread Jayme
. You should still be able to get it to work using a driver update disk during install. See: https://forums.centos.org/viewtopic.php?t=71862 Either way, this is good to know ahead of time as to limit surprises! - Jayme On Tue, Jul 7, 2020 at 10:22 AM shadow emy wrote: > i found the prob

[ovirt-users] Re: Ovirt 4.3.10 Glusterfs SSD slow performance over 10GE

2020-06-28 Thread Jayme
I’ve tried various methods to improve gluster performance on similar hardware and never had much luck. Small file workloads were particularly troublesome. I ended up switching high performance vms to nfs storage and performance with nfs improved greatly in my use case. On Sun, Jun 28, 2020 at

[ovirt-users] Re: oVirt install questions

2020-06-23 Thread Jayme
Yes this is the point of hyperconverged. You only need three hosts to setup a proper hci cluster. I would recommend ssds for gluster storage. You could get away with non raid to save money since you can do replica three with gluster meaning your data is fully replicated across all three hosts.

[ovirt-users] Re: What happens when shared storage is down?

2020-06-10 Thread Jayme
This is of course not recommended but there has been times where I have lost network access to storage or storage sever while vms were running. They paused and came back up when storage was available again without causing any problems. This doesn’t mean it’s 100% safe but from my experience it has

[ovirt-users] Re: ovirt vm backup tool

2020-06-09 Thread Jayme
I wrote a simple un-official ansible playbook to backup full VMs here: https://github.com/silverorange/ovirt_ansible_backup -- it works great for my use case, but it is more geared toward smaller environments. For commercial software I'd take a look at vProtect (it's free for up to 10 VMs) I've

[ovirt-users] Re: basic infra and glusterfs sizing question

2020-05-29 Thread Jayme
Also, I can't think of the limit off the top of my head. I believe it's either 75 or 100Gb. If the engine volume is set any lower the installation will fail. There is a minimum size requirement. On Fri, May 29, 2020 at 12:09 PM Jayme wrote: > Regarding Gluster question. The volumes wo

[ovirt-users] Re: basic infra and glusterfs sizing question

2020-05-29 Thread Jayme
Regarding Gluster question. The volumes would be provisioned with LVM on the same block device. I believe 100Gb is recommended for the engine volume. The other volumes such as data would be created on another logical volume and you can use up the rest of the available space there. Ex. 100gb

[ovirt-users] Re: ovirt-websocket-proxy errors when trying noVNC

2020-05-28 Thread Jayme
Here is the bug report: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1832210 On Thu, May 28, 2020 at 8:23 AM Jayme wrote: > If it’s the issue I’m thinking of it’s because Apple Mojave started > rejecting carts that have a validity date shorter than a certain period of > time which ovir

[ovirt-users] Re: ovirt-websocket-proxy errors when trying noVNC

2020-05-28 Thread Jayme
If it’s the issue I’m thinking of it’s because Apple Mojave started rejecting carts that have a validity date shorter than a certain period of time which ovirt ca does not follow. I posted another message on this group about it a little while ago and I think a bug report was made. The only way I

[ovirt-users] Re: ovirt-node-ng-installer-4.4.0-2020051507.el8.iso does not support PREC5 raid controller ?

2020-05-15 Thread Jayme
This is likely due to centos8 not node image in particular. Centos8 dropped support for many lsi raid controllers including older perc controllers.

[ovirt-users] Re: Gluster deployment fails with missing UUID

2020-04-28 Thread Jayme
Has the drive been used before, it might have existing partition/filesystem on it? If you are sure it's fine to overwrite try running wipefs -a /dev/sdb on all hosts. Also make sure there aren't any filters setup in lvm.conf (there shouldn't be on fresh install, but worth checking). On Tue, Apr

[ovirt-users] Re: Can't ping gluster interfaces for HCI setup

2020-04-28 Thread Jayme
Oh and also gluster interface should not be set as default route either. On Tue, Apr 28, 2020 at 7:19 PM Jayme wrote: > On gluster interface try setting gateway to 10.0.1.1 > > If that doesn’t work let us know where the process is failing currently > and with what errors etc. > &

[ovirt-users] Re: Can't ping gluster interfaces for HCI setup

2020-04-28 Thread Jayme
one > > DEFROUTE=yes > > IPV4_FAILURE_FATAL=no > > IPV6INIT=no > > IPV6_AUTOCONF=yes > > IPV6_DEFROUTE=yes > > IPV6_FAILURE_FATAL=no > > IPV6_ADDR_GEN_MODE=stable-privacy > > NAME=p1p1 > > UUID=1adb45d3-4dac-4bac-bb19-257fb9c7016b > >

[ovirt-users] Re: Can't ping gluster interfaces for HCI setup

2020-04-28 Thread Jayme
H keys seems to take over a minute just to >> prompt for a password. Something smells here. >> >> On Tue, Apr 28, 2020 at 7:32 PM Jayme wrote: >> >>> You should be using a different subnet for each. I.e. 10.0.0.30 and >>> 10.0.1.30 for example >>> >

[ovirt-users] Re: Can't ping gluster interfaces for HCI setup

2020-04-28 Thread Jayme
You should be using a different subnet for each. I.e. 10.0.0.30 and 10.0.1.30 for example On Tue, Apr 28, 2020 at 2:49 PM Shareef Jalloq wrote: > Hi, > > I'm in the process of trying to set up an HCI 3 node cluster in my homelab > to better understand the Gluster setup and have failed at the

[ovirt-users] Re: VM disk I/O

2020-04-21 Thread Jayme
What is the vm optimizer you speak of? Have you tried the high performance vm profile? When set it will prompt you to make additional manual changes such as configuring numa and hugepages etc On Tue, Apr 21, 2020 at 8:52 AM wrote: > On oVirt 4.3. i installed w10_64 with q35 cpu. > i've used

[ovirt-users] Re: VM's in status unknown

2020-04-16 Thread Jayme
Do you have the guest agent installed on the VMs? On Thu, Apr 16, 2020 at 2:55 PM wrote: > Are you getting any errors in the engine log or > /var/log/libvirt/qemu/.log? > I have Windows 10 and haven't experienced that. You can't shut it down in > the UI? Even after you try to shut it down

[ovirt-users] Re: How to load VMs after importing a domain

2020-04-16 Thread Jayme
In oVirt admin go to Storage > Domains. Click your storage domain. Click "Virtual Machines" tab. You should see a list of VMs on that storage domain. Click one or highlight multiple then click import. On Thu, Apr 16, 2020 at 2:34 PM wrote: > If you click on the 3 dots in the vm portal, there is

[ovirt-users] Re: Can't deploy engine vm with ovirt-hosted-engine-setup

2020-04-14 Thread Jayme
The error suggests a problem with ansible. What packages are you using? On Tue, Apr 14, 2020 at 1:51 AM Gabriel Bueno wrote: > Does anyone have any clue that it may be happening? > ___ > Users mailing list -- users@ovirt.org > To unsubscribe send an

[ovirt-users] engine certificate problems in MacOS Catalina

2020-04-13 Thread Jayme
I recently setup a new ovirt environment using latest 4.3.9 installer. I can't seem to get the novnc client to work for the life of me in safari or chrome on MacOS catalina. I have downloaded the CA from the login page and imported it into keychain and made sure it was fully trusted. In both

[ovirt-users] snapshot options on remote NFS storage

2020-04-03 Thread Jayme
Was wondering if there are any guides or if anyone could share their storage configuration details for NFS. If using LVM is it safe to snapshot volumes with running VM images for backup purposes? ___ Users mailing list -- users@ovirt.org To unsubscribe

[ovirt-users] Re: Speed Issues

2020-03-27 Thread Jayme
Christian, I've been following along with interest, as I've also been trying everything I can to improve gluster performance in my HCI cluster. My issue is mostly latency related and my workloads are typically small file operations which have been especially challenging. Couple of things 1.

[ovirt-users] Re: Speed Issues

2020-03-24 Thread Jayme
I strongly believe that FUSE mount is the real reason for poor performance in HCI and these minor gluster and other tweaks won't satisfy most seeking i/o performance. Enabling libgfapi is probably the best option. Redhat has recently closed bug reports related to libgfapi citing won't fix and one

[ovirt-users] Re: Artwork: 4.4 GA banners

2020-03-24 Thread Jayme
Hey Sandro, Do you have more specific details or guidelines in regards to the graphics you are looking for? Thanks! On Tue, Mar 24, 2020 at 1:27 PM Sandro Bonazzola wrote: > Hi, > in preparation of oVirt 4.4 GA it would be nice to have some graphics we > can use for launching oVirt 4.4 GA on

[ovirt-users] Re: Speed Issues

2020-03-23 Thread Jayme
I too struggle with speed issues in hci. Latency is a big problem with writes for me especially when dealing with small file workloads. How are you testing exactly? Look into enabling libgfapi and try some comparisons with that. People have been saying it’s much faster, but it’s not a default

[ovirt-users] Re: Gluster Settings

2020-03-19 Thread Jayme
9/03/2020 11:18, Jayme wrote: > > At the very least you should make sure to apply the gluster virt profile > > to vm volumes. This can also be done using optimize for virt store in > > the ovirt GUI > > -- > with kind regards, > m

[ovirt-users] Re: Gluster Settings

2020-03-19 Thread Jayme
At the very least you should make sure to apply the gluster virt profile to vm volumes. This can also be done using optimize for virt store in the ovirt GUI On Thu, Mar 19, 2020 at 6:54 AM Christian Reiss wrote: > Hey folks, > > quick question. For running Gluster / oVirt I found several

[ovirt-users] adding new gluster volume

2020-03-17 Thread Jayme
What if any steps do I need to take prior to adding an additional gluster volume to my HCI cluster using new storage devices via the oVirt gui? Will the gui prepare the devices (xfs/lvm etc) or do I need to do that prior? ___ Users mailing list --

[ovirt-users] Re: Can anyone explain what gluster 4k support is?

2020-03-17 Thread Jayme
zna 2020 21:13:13 CET Jayme wrote: > > >> I noticed Gluster 4k support mentioned in recent oVirt release notes. > > > > > >Can > > > > > >> anyone explain what this is about? > > > > > >before we supported only disks with block size

[ovirt-users] Re: Ansible playbook timeout

2020-03-15 Thread Jayme
This is all that should be needed, I've done so on my engine and it works fine to set the timeout much higher. My guess is that you did not restart the engine after changing the config. On Sun, Mar 15, 2020 at 10:44 AM Barrett Richardson wrote: > Version 4.2.8.2-1.0.9.el7 > > Per the info near

[ovirt-users] Can anyone explain what gluster 4k support is?

2020-03-11 Thread Jayme
I noticed Gluster 4k support mentioned in recent oVirt release notes. Can anyone explain what this is about? ___ Users mailing list -- users@ovirt.org To unsubscribe send an email to users-le...@ovirt.org Privacy Statement:

[ovirt-users] Re: What if anything can be done to improve small file performance with gluster?

2020-03-08 Thread Jayme
xfs inode64,noatime,nodiratime 0 0 On Sun, Mar 8, 2020 at 12:23 PM Jayme wrote: > Strahil, > > I'm starting to think that my problem could be related to the use of perc > H310 mini raid controllers in my oVirt hosts. The os/boot SSDs are raid > mirror but gluster storage is SSDs in pass

[ovirt-users] Re: What if anything can be done to improve small file performance with gluster?

2020-03-08 Thread Jayme
7, 2020 at 6:24 PM Jayme wrote: > No worries at all about the length of the email, the details are highly > appreciated. You've given me lots to look into and consider. > > > > On Sat, Mar 7, 2020 at 10:02 AM Strahil Nikolov > wrote: > >> On March 7, 2020 1:12

[ovirt-users] Re: What if anything can be done to improve small file performance with gluster?

2020-03-07 Thread Jayme
No worries at all about the length of the email, the details are highly appreciated. You've given me lots to look into and consider. On Sat, Mar 7, 2020 at 10:02 AM Strahil Nikolov wrote: > On March 7, 2020 1:12:58 PM GMT+02:00, Jayme wrote: > >Thanks again for the info. You’re

[ovirt-users] Re: What if anything can be done to improve small file performance with gluster?

2020-03-07 Thread Jayme
be with replica 3 vs replica 3 arbiter. I’d assume arbiter setup would be faster but perhaps not by a considerable difference. I will check into c states as well On Sat, Mar 7, 2020 at 2:52 AM Strahil Nikolov wrote: > On March 7, 2020 1:09:37 AM GMT+02:00, Jayme wrote: > >Strahil, >

[ovirt-users] Re: What if anything can be done to improve small file performance with gluster?

2020-03-06 Thread Jayme
i, Mar 6, 2020 at 5:06 PM Strahil Nikolov wrote: > On March 6, 2020 6:02:03 PM GMT+02:00, Jayme wrote: > >I have 3 server HCI with Gluster replica 3 storage (10GBe and SSD > >disks). > >Small file performance inner-vm is pretty terrible compared to a > >similar > >

[ovirt-users] What if anything can be done to improve small file performance with gluster?

2020-03-06 Thread Jayme
I have 3 server HCI with Gluster replica 3 storage (10GBe and SSD disks). Small file performance inner-vm is pretty terrible compared to a similar spec'ed VM using NFS mount (10GBe network, SSD disk) VM with gluster storage: # dd if=/dev/zero of=test2.img bs=512 count=1000 oflag=dsync 1000+0

[ovirt-users] Re: Hyperconverged setup questions

2020-02-29 Thread Jayme
Leo and Jayme, > > > > This thread is getting more and more useful, great. > > > > Atm, I have 15 nodes cluster with shared Storage from Netapp. The storage > network is (NFS4.1) on 20GB LACP, separated from control. > > Performance is generally great, except in several tes

[ovirt-users] Re: Hyperconverged setup questions

2020-02-29 Thread Jayme
I currently have a three host hci in rep 3 (no arbiter). 10gbe network and ssds making up the bricks. I’ve wondered what the result of adding three more nodes to expand hci would be. Is there an overall storage performance increase when gluster is expanded like this? On Sat, Feb 29, 2020 at 4:26

[ovirt-users] Re: Hyperconverged setup questions

2020-02-28 Thread Jayme
Marko, >From my understanding, you can have more than 3 hosts in a HCI cluster but to expand HCI you need to add hosts in multiples of three. I.e. go from 3 hosts to 6 or 9 etc. You can still add hosts into the cluster as compute only hosts though. So you could have 3 hosts with gluster and a

[ovirt-users] Re: OVA import fails always

2020-02-27 Thread Jayme
If the problem is with the upload process specifically it’s likely that you do not have the ovirt engine certificate installed in your browser. On Thu, Feb 27, 2020 at 11:34 PM Juan Pablo Lorier wrote: > Hi, > > I'm running 4.3.8.2-1.el7 (just updated engine to see if it helps) and I > haven't

[ovirt-users] Re: oVirt Python SDK and monitor export as OVA task

2020-02-27 Thread Jayme
. - Jayme On Thu, Feb 27, 2020 at 11:33 AM Gianluca Cecchi wrote: > Hello, > sometimes I have environments (typically with Oracle RDBMS on virtual > machines) where there is one boot disk and one (often big, such as 500Gb or > more) data disk. > The data disk has already its app

[ovirt-users] Re: Ovirt API and CLI

2020-02-27 Thread Jayme
Echoing what others have said. Ansible is your best option here. On Thu, Feb 27, 2020 at 7:22 AM Nathanaël Blanchet wrote: > > Le 27/02/2020 à 11:00, Yedidyah Bar David a écrit : > > On Thu, Feb 27, 2020 at 11:53 AM Eugène Ngontang > wrote: > > Yes Ansible ovirt_vms module is useful, I use

[ovirt-users] oVirt ansible backup improvements

2020-02-25 Thread Jayme
/ovirt_ansible_backup Big thanks to Martin for helping out. Very much appreciated! - Jayme ___ Users mailing list -- users@ovirt.org To unsubscribe send an email to users-le...@ovirt.org Privacy Statement: https://www.ovirt.org/site/privacy-policy/ oVirt Code

[ovirt-users] Re: I wrote an article on using Ansible to backup oVirt VMs

2020-02-18 Thread Jayme
hear if you have any thoughts or opinions on ways to improve backup retention policy to make it more versatile. Thanks again for your feedback! - Jayme On Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 8:15 AM Gianluca Cecchi wrote: > On Mon, Feb 10, 2020 at 5:01 PM Jayme wrote: > >> I've been part of this maili

[ovirt-users] Re: backup

2020-02-17 Thread Jayme
Hello, I have not used this script myself so I don't have a resolution for you, however I recently wrote an article regarding a simple method to backup oVirt VMs using ansible without the need of any complicated software or proxy VMs involved. Here is the link to the article if it's helpful to

[ovirt-users] Re: Enabling Libgfapi in 4.3.8 - VMs won't start

2020-02-12 Thread Jayme
: > Yes. I’m using libgfapi access on gluster 6.7 with overt 4.3.8 just fine, > but I don’t use snapshots. You can work around the HA issue with DNS and > backup server entries on the storage domain as well. Worth it to me for the > performance, YMMV. > > On Feb 12, 2020, at 8:0

[ovirt-users] Re: Enabling Libgfapi in 4.3.8 - VMs won't start

2020-02-12 Thread Jayme
ig in glusterd.vol to set >>> >>> option rpc-auth-allow-insecure on >>> >>> I’m not sure if that got added to a hyper converged setup or not, but >>> I’d check it. >>> >>> On Feb 10, 2020, at 4:41 PM, Stephen Panicho &

[ovirt-users] Re: Enabling Libgfapi in 4.3.8 - VMs won't start

2020-02-10 Thread Jayme
Curious do the vms have active snapshots? On Mon, Feb 10, 2020 at 5:59 PM wrote: > Hello, all. I have a 3-node Hyperconverged oVirt 4.3.8 cluster running on > CentOS 7.7 hosts. I was investigating poor Gluster performance and heard > about libgfapi, so I thought I'd give it a shot. Looking

[ovirt-users] I wrote an article on using Ansible to backup oVirt VMs

2020-02-10 Thread Jayme
-with-ansible-4c2fca8b3b43 Any feedback, suggestions or questions are welcome. I hope this information is helpful. Thanks! - Jayme ___ Users mailing list -- users@ovirt.org To unsubscribe send an email to users-le...@ovirt.org Privacy Statement: https

[ovirt-users] Re: Backup Solution

2020-02-06 Thread Jayme
with my live data *and* my backups. > > I am really protecting myself against Gluster than anything else. So for > backup purposes: The less Gluster, the better. > > -Chris. > > On 06/02/2020 18:31, Jayme wrote: > > You should look at the gluster georeplication opt

[ovirt-users] Re: Backup Solution

2020-02-06 Thread Jayme
You should look at the gluster georeplication option, I think it would be more appropriate for disaster recovery purposes. It is also possible to export VMs as OVA which can then be reimported back into oVirt. I actually just wrote an ansible playbook to do this very thing and intend to share my

[ovirt-users] Re: Emergency :/ No VMs starting

2020-02-06 Thread Jayme
Appreciate the updates you've been posting. It's concerning to me as a Gluster user as well. It would be nice to figure out what happened here. On Thu, Feb 6, 2020 at 11:43 AM Christian Reiss wrote: > Hey, > > For prosperity: Sadly the only way to fix this was to re-init (wipe) > gluster and

[ovirt-users] Re: disk snapshot status is Illegal

2020-02-04 Thread Jayme
Hello, I believe you should be able to fix this issue using the "unlock_entity.sh" tool on the hosted engine VM in "/usr/share/ovirt-engine/setup/dbutils" -- unfortunately there is not much documentation on it but I IIRC I've used it to fix this very issue in the past. Someone else may be able

[ovirt-users] Re: Power Management - drac5

2020-02-03 Thread Jayme
Also make sure you have "Enable IPMI Over LAN" enabled under idrac settings. On Mon, Feb 3, 2020 at 2:15 PM Jayme wrote: > I recall having a problem similar to this before and it was related to the > user roles/permissions in iDrac. Check what access rights the user has.

[ovirt-users] Re: Power Management - drac5

2020-02-03 Thread Jayme
I recall having a problem similar to this before and it was related to the user roles/permissions in iDrac. Check what access rights the user has. If that leads no where you might have some luck testing manually using the fence_idrac5 CLI tool directly on one of the oVirt hosts On Mon, Feb 3,

[ovirt-users] Re: Snapshots not possible

2020-02-03 Thread Jayme
Ah, the bug I'm referring to may only apply to replica 3 gluster. You appear to be using an arbiter. It sounds like you may need to file a bug for this one On Mon, Feb 3, 2020 at 12:05 PM Christoph Köhler < koeh...@luis.uni-hannover.de> wrote: > Hello Jayme, > > the

[ovirt-users] Re: Snapshots not possible

2020-02-03 Thread Jayme
Chris, what is the storage configuration? I was under the impression that there was a bug preventing snapshots from working when using libgfapi on gluster replica configurations. This is one of the main reasons why I have been unable to implement libgfapi. On Mon, Feb 3, 2020 at 10:53 AM

[ovirt-users] Re: Emergency :/ No VMs starting

2020-02-02 Thread Jayme
16:28 > 22cab044-a26d-4266-9af7-a6408eaf140c > drwxr-xr-x. 2 vdsm kvm 8.0K Jan 30 06:03 > 288d061a-6c6c-4536-a594-3bede63c0654 > drwxr-xr-x. 2 vdsm kvm 8.0K Jan 9 16:46 > 40c51753-1533-45ab-b9de-2c51d8a18370 > > > Containing files as well. > > > On 03/02/2020 02:27,

[ovirt-users] Re: Emergency :/ No VMs starting

2020-02-02 Thread Jayme
The log appears to indicate that there may be a permissions issue. What is the ownership and permissions on your gluster brick dirs and mounts? On Sun, Feb 2, 2020 at 8:21 PM Christian Reiss wrote: > Hey folks, > > oh Jesus. 3-Way HCI. Gluster w/o any issues: > >

[ovirt-users] Re: Gluster Heal Issue

2020-01-31 Thread Jayme
I have run into this exact issue before and resolved it by simply syncing over the missing files and running a heal on the volume (can take a little time to correct) On Fri, Jan 31, 2020 at 7:05 PM Christian Reiss wrote: > Hey folks, > > in our production setup with 3 nodes (HCI) we took one

[ovirt-users] Re: 0virt VMs status down after host reboot

2020-01-29 Thread Jayme
s startup > behavior... > > Le mer. 29 janv. 2020 à 12:07, Jayme a écrit : > >> Check if highly available is selected in vm configuration >> >> On Wed, Jan 29, 2020 at 2:55 AM Eugène Ngontang >> wrote: >> >>> Hi all, >>> >>> I've

[ovirt-users] Re: 0virt VMs status down after host reboot

2020-01-29 Thread Jayme
Check if highly available is selected in vm configuration On Wed, Jan 29, 2020 at 2:55 AM Eugène Ngontang wrote: > Hi all, > > I've set up an infrastructure with OVirt, using self-hosted engine. > > I use some ansible scripts from my Virtualization Host (the physical > machine), to bootstrap

[ovirt-users] Re: command line vm start/stop

2020-01-27 Thread Jayme
Hello, I believe the best way would be to use ansible with the ovirt ansible modules i.e. https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/ovirt_vm_module.html#ovirt-vm-module -- you can do it with a simple task like: - name: Stop vm ovirt_vm: state: stopped name: myvm you could also

[ovirt-users] Re: ovirt_vm ansible module -- how to wait for ova export to finish

2020-01-24 Thread Jayme
and will give it another try. On Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 11:52 AM Jayme wrote: > Jan, > > I just ran a quick test with your suggestion and it seems like it is > working as intended. I need to do more testing with it but it looks like > this may well be a viable solution: &g

[ovirt-users] Re: API OVA export - getting job id/job status

2020-01-24 Thread Jayme
Ansible can be daunting simply because of how powerful it is, but it’s actually quite easy to run a simple playbook like the one I’m writing for backups, especially if ran from ovirt hosted engine as it already has ansible and all the needed dependencies installed. I’m working on throwing

[ovirt-users] Re: API OVA export - getting job id/job status

2020-01-24 Thread Jayme
ght find this email thread interesting: > https://lists.ovirt.org/archives/list/users@ovirt.org/thread/PXYAQ7YEBQCUWCAQCFAFXB3545LNB23X/ > > Jayme is trying to solve pretty much the same problem as you - although > he's using the Ansible approach instead of SDK. Feel free to join that

[ovirt-users] Re: Hyperconverged solution

2020-01-24 Thread Jayme
I believe you would have to either combine the drives with raid or lvm so it’s presented as one device or just create multiple storage domains On Fri, Jan 24, 2020 at 5:41 AM Benedetto Vassallo < benedetto.vassa...@unipa.it> wrote: > Def. Quota Nir Soffer : > > > Hyperconverged uses gluster, and

[ovirt-users] Re: ovirt_vm ansible module -- how to wait for ova export to finish

2020-01-23 Thread Jayme
quot;/backup/vm.ova" # will change to using vars here The backup folder isn't accessible from where I'm running ansible from so I will need to check it remotely but that should be easy to solve. On Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 11:43 AM Jan Zmeskal wrote: > Hi Jayme, > > let us know how

[ovirt-users] Re: ovirt_vm ansible module -- how to wait for ova export to finish

2020-01-23 Thread Jayme
an hour or more for very large VM backups to complete before moving on to the next with ansible. Thanks! Jayme On Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 10:00 AM Jan Zmeskal wrote: > Hi Jayme, > > here's my idea. I haven't tested it but I believe it should work. > 1. Create a new task file

[ovirt-users] Re: OVA export to NFS share slow

2020-01-23 Thread Jayme
Hello, I did a test this morning attaching my NFS server as an export domain. I shutdown the same 50Gb VM and exported it to the NFS export domain with oVirt GUI. I surprisingly had very similar results to OVA exports, it took just about the same amount of time ~10 minutes, maybe even a tad

[ovirt-users] Re: Gluster storage options

2020-01-23 Thread Jayme
Yes you should install node on separate boot drives and add your additional drives for gluster. You do not have to do anything with gluster beforehand. The ovirt installer will prepare the drives and do all the needed gluster configuration with gdeploy On Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 4:32 AM Shareef

[ovirt-users] Re: Disconnecting drive from VM

2020-01-22 Thread Jayme
I suppose it would matter how that disk is presented and used by the operating system. If it’s the boot drive of course it would cause issues. If it’s just a data disk maybe not. On Wed, Jan 22, 2020 at 5:45 PM wrote: > Hi! > For a Virtual Machine that is already shutdown, does anyone know if I

[ovirt-users] ovirt_vm ansible module -- how to wait for ova export to finish

2020-01-22 Thread Jayme
I wrote a simple task that is using the ovirt_vm module https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/ovirt_vm_module.html -- it essentially loops over a list of vms and exports them to OVA. The problem I have is the task is deemed changed once it successfully submits the export task to oVirt.

[ovirt-users] Re: OVA export to NFS share slow

2020-01-22 Thread Jayme
to hear how you get along as well. If it's helpful I'd be happy to run any testing you might be interested in on my equipment to see how it compares. - Jayme On Wed, Jan 22, 2020 at 10:16 AM Jürgen Walch wrote: > Hello, > > we are using oVirt on a production system with a t

[ovirt-users] possible to export a running VM to OVA?

2020-01-21 Thread Jayme
I'm looking at using a script similar to https://github.com/oVirt/ovirt-engine-sdk/blob/master/sdk/examples/export_vm_as_ova.py to export VMs as OVA for backup purposes. I tested it out and it seems that it does create a snapshot and allows me to export an OVA of a running VM. I read in guides

[ovirt-users] Re: Ovirt backup

2020-01-20 Thread Jayme
Looking at oVirt ansible roles, I wonder if it would be easy to implement VM backups using the ovirt-snapshot-module to create a VM snapshot and download it. On Mon, Jan 20, 2020 at 5:04 AM Nathanaël Blanchet wrote: > > Le 19/01/2020 à 18:38, Jayme a écrit : > > The big

[ovirt-users] Re: Gluster: a lof of Number of ntries in heal pending

2020-01-20 Thread Jayme
I would try running a full heal first and give it some time to see if it clears up. I.e. gluster volume heal full If that doesn't work, you could try stat on every file to trigger healing doing something like this: find /fuse-mountpoint -iname '*' -exec stat {} \; On Mon, Jan 20, 2020 at 12:16

[ovirt-users] Re: Ovirt backup

2020-01-19 Thread Jayme
The biggest problem with these tools is that they are very inefficient. To work they snapshot the VM then clone the snapshot into a new VM, back it up then delete. This takes a lot of space and time. vProtect and some other enterprise backup software snapshot the VM and stream the snapshot from

[ovirt-users] Re: Ovirt backup

2020-01-19 Thread Jayme
Good backup products for ovirt seem hard to come by. If you want to backup 10 or less vms I’d recommend vprotect as it’s free. It works great but it’s costly for a license above 10 vms. On Sun, Jan 19, 2020 at 5:08 AM Nazan CENGİZ wrote: > Hi all, > > > I want to back up Ovirt for free. Is

[ovirt-users] Re: SPM contending loop

2020-01-14 Thread Jayme
I seem to have been able to break the loop by manually restarting vdsmd. As soon as I restarted on one host it was able to be selected as spm. On Tue, Jan 14, 2020 at 6:21 AM Jorick Astrego wrote: > Hi Jayme, > > The only thing I can find related to the vdsm errors you post i

[ovirt-users] SPM contending loop

2020-01-13 Thread Jayme
My cluster appears to be experiencing an SPM problem. I recently placed each host in maintenance to move the ovirt management network to another interface. All was successful and all VMs are currently running. However, I'm not facing an SPM contending loop with data center going in and out of

[ovirt-users] Re: gluster shards not healing

2020-01-13 Thread Jayme
I'm not exactly sure how but it looks like the problem worked itself out after a few hours On Mon, Jan 13, 2020 at 5:02 PM Jayme wrote: > I have a 3-way replica HCI setup. I recently placed one host in > maintenance to perform work on it. When I re-activated it I've noticed > that m

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