Newbie, Shared storage, HA, and glusterfs.


New Member
Dec 22, 2016
Hi guys!

I'm new to proxmox and the whole virtualization world and i need a bit of help and clarification on some stuff.

I've currently installed proxmox on one of my nodes, installed glusterfs, mounted it, and got one VM up and running, total took me about 18 hours xD

Anyways, i've added my disks as bricks to glusterFS, currently two different disks, one 320gb, and one 3TB, but my total storage is 218gb available, why is this? i haven't turned on any replication or anything. And when i add my next node i'll do the same for that one.

I was thinking of moving my currently way overloaded and old fileserver over to the virtualization project, and add all my drives over to three nodes and use glusterFS as a shared storage.

However, i have a lot of files, 12TB in total, and i want to put all of this over on the shared storage, and make my VM fileserver access it as well as other VM's?

Thanks guys! It's a bit hard when your new to all this, but i'm learning as fast as i can ^^

I'm running this on a C6100 with 4 nodes, and a Juniper EX2200-C switch as well :)

Thanks for the help i can get!!


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