You should be able to set pvc.spec.volumeName to the name of the volume you
want to bind.

On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 10:59 PM, Lionel Orellana <lione...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> In my limited experimentation I had problems with NFS PVs getting wiped
> out even though the policy was set to Retain. In fact I ended up in this
> situation where if I created a file in the NFS volume it was deleted in
> front of my eyes in a few seconds. Obviously I did something very wrong
> with the PV.  I've found mounting the NFS volume directly into the pod as
> Seth suggested a lot easier.  I also was unable to force a particular PV to
> be bound to a PVC. They seem to work like a pool and you get what you get.
> So if you have an existing nfs volume with data you want to mount into a
> particular pod there might not be a way of doing that with PV's but I would
> love to be proven wrong by others.
>
> On 14 October 2016 at 07:32, Seth Jennings <sjenn...@redhat.com> wrote:
>
>> NFS mounts can be mounted directly into pods without being PVs like this:
>>
>> volumes:
>>   name: shared
>>   nfs:
>>     server: <server>
>>     path: <path>
>>
>> If you are using NFS PVs, then the persistentVolumeReclaimPolicy
>> determines if the data is wiped when the PVC is released.  The default
>> value is "Retain".  It will not delete the data unless you set it to
>> "Recycle".
>>
>> https://docs.openshift.com/enterprise/3.0/admin_guide/persis
>> tent_storage_nfs.html#reclaiming-resources
>>
>> Hope that answers your question!
>>
>> On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 10:19 AM, Dean Peterson <peterson.d...@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > If I create a persistent volume claim using an NFS share that has
>> existing
>> > data, will the data be wipded? Same thing with creating the persistent
>> > volume. Will the existing data be deleted. I want to make existing data
>> > accessible to multiple pods/containers in an NFS share. If I make a
>> > persistent volume pointing to that existing path. How do I get the
>> > persistent volume claim to access that existing path and make the
>> containers
>> > with the claim see it?
>> >
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