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Ldom vdisk backend  from NFS Share

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Hello,

I was trying to add a NFS share for Ldom virtual disk but its not working following are the steps which i used

1. I 'm using Ldom Manager 2.1 with latest firmware on my T5220.

2. Created a zfs dataset on a server with ample storage.


#zfs list emcpool1/vol09
NAME USED AVAIL REFER MOUNTPOINT
emcpool1/vol09 30.0G 238G 30.0G /VMshare


3. Share the /VMshare with nfs and export.

#showmount -e nfs_server
export list for nfs_server
/VMshare (everyone)


4. Use automount to mount /VMshare on my T5220

#ls -lth
total 62922707
-rw------T 1 root root 30G Sep 1 08:58 boot.img

T5220_Primary# pwd
/net/nfs_server/VMshare



5. Trying to add the boot.image from the nfs export as virtual disk device but get following error though the share is accessible via automount w/o any issues.


# ldm add-vdsdev /net/nfs_server/VMshare/boot.img disk1@primary-vds0
Path /net/nfs_server/VMshare/boot.img is not valid on service domain primary



df -h .
Filesystem size used avail capacity Mounted on
nfs_server:/VMshare
268G 30G 238G 12% /net/nfs_server/VMshare



I have read in no. of blogs/articles that we can add the nfs based disk backend but none shows the command ..

Can any one plz tell me if its possible and if yes then what i 'm doing wrong .. any help would be appreciated.

Thanks.

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