Monthly Archives: January 2018

Create LUN in Openfiler

Scenario: Create LUN in Openfiler from new disk.

System: Openfiler ESA 2.9

1) Click Volumes >> Click Block Devices,in picture below we see new drive /dev/sdb and /dev/sdc as plan we will create LUN in /dev/sdb then continue click /dev/sdb.

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Install Openfiler

Scenario: Installing Openfiler at sda 40GB size.

System: Openfiler ESA 2.99.1

– Download Openfiler iso from here.
– Booting from Openfiler iso/DVD.
– Select Graphical Mode press Enter.
– Click Next.
– Select Keyboard -> Click Next then select Yes to initialize drive,erasing ALL DATA.
– Continue click Next if using default Openfiler partition table. I setup LVM for /var and swap for easy increase the space in the future.
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Extend Volume Group and Logical Volume on CentOS/RHEL

Scenario: Added new disk /dev/sdc then extend Volume Group and extend Logical Volume /var on CentOS/RHEL
System: CentOS/RHEL 6/7 (ext4 filesystem)

– After added disk /dev/sdc then create partition on /dev/sdc
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