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Re: [Xen-users] Share config between servers

  • To: Lorenzo Milesi <lorenzo.milesi@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Florian Heigl <florian.heigl@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2011 17:43:03 +0200
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I know some people have used opensharedroot for this, but for two
nodes it will certainly be overkill :)

2011/6/16 Lorenzo Milesi <lorenzo.milesi@xxxxxxxxxx>:
> I've installed two physical servers with Debian 6, Xen 4 and drbd8. <--------
> I'm trying to do live migration, and seems to work (despite it's taking 1m30 
> to execute xm migrate, on a 100mbit link).
> These are going to be managed by heartbeat, and there's something I cannot 
> understand: I've created the VM using virt-manager, and it placed the config 
> in /var/lib/xend/domains on the first dom0. This config is NOT replicated 
> accross xen servers.
> I'd like to know: is it possible to make Xen servers communicate and share VM 
> configs?

A mechanism for that was never added :/

> Or should I place that dir on a shared location (drbd) between the two?

as You already run DR:BD for the shared storage, this should be the way to go.

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