/dev/mapper/disk01 over iscsi not listed under DISKS on proxmox node

Jun 28, 2019
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Hi,

I just configure a LUN-DISK over iscsi locally on proxmox node using multipathd and open-iscsi tools, but the disk does not appear under DISKs tab on proxmox gui.

over ssh, I can see the LUN normally listed at /dev/mapper/disk01, can create PV,VG, etc... but cant see the disk listed under DISKs tab on GUI.

I'm using proxmox 6.0-12
 

Fabian_E

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Hi,
you first need to tell PVE about the new storage. In the GUI it's under Datacenter > Storage > Add > iSCSI. Or you can use 'pvesm add' if you prefer the command line. Here is the documentation (section 8.12 or 8.13).
 

Fabian_E

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Ok, I see what you mean now. Yes, we do not show iSCSI disks there. These are the local disks on the node in question.
 

Fabian_E

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Depends on what you want to do with the disk. If the iSCSI Storage is configured in PVE, then it and its LUNs will show up in the relevant drop-downs in the GUI (for example when creating a hard disk for a VM). And if the disk you use for iSCSI is from another node in the cluster, it will show up as a local disk for that node. Otherwise I'm afraid you need to use the CLI.
 

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