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AW: [Xen-users] Best way to use iSCSI in domU

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  • From: "Rustedt, Florian" <Florian.Rustedt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2009 14:41:41 +0200
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  • Thread-topic: [Xen-users] Best way to use iSCSI in domU


That depends on your scenario. If you've got more than one dom0(Xen-Servers), 
exspecially for redundancy, then it's not a good idea to make dom0 the 

Of course, you can connect to any iscsi-target directly from the domUs, as you 
can connect the dom0 vias iscsi and share the ressource via NFS p.e. then.

Me personally, i would connect it directly to the domUs, as this is 

Why are you thinking about implementing another "hop" via dom0? What is the 
advantage you asume in this case?

Cheers Florian

> -----UrsprÃngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: xen-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:xen-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] Im Auftrag von
> Angel L. Mateo
>         I am wondering what is the best way to use it. Is it
> better to configure it in dom0 and then attach the device to
> the domU? Or is it better to configure it directly in the domU?
>         I am thinking that if we configure it in the dom0,
> then we can't share that iscsi resource between differents
> domUs, can we?
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