2 Replies Latest reply on Jan 9, 2013 1:19 PM by nasamang

    Oracle VM 3.1.1 storage requirements


      I was told that OVM 3.1.1 absolutely requires a external storage to operate. After consulting ther hardware requirements for OVM Server and Manager, I did't find out anything about this issue.

      Can anyone clarify this point for me?

      Thank you.
        • 1. Re: Oracle VM 3.1.1 storage requirements
          Well it doesn't require it.... there are functions that will not work without shared storage. Shared storage is usually "external storage". If you're going to use any HA/Clustering functions of Oracle VM you will need "shared storage".
          • 2. Re: Oracle VM 3.1.1 storage requirements
            Yes, local storage is OK as long as A) its on a supported adapter that presents a /dev/sdX file (versus stuff like a cciss device) and B) the local disk stands alone (you will need atleast TWO seperate disks to do this). Oracle VM cannot share the OS disk with a storage repository. The storage repository MUST be the only partition on the disk.
            1 person found this helpful