Storage path individual for each node possible?

carsten2

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I have a cluster where I want to split the system and data disk into separate pve-storages, lets say pve storage names storesys and storedata. Due to different physical ZFS storage configurations in the nodes I cannot have the same storage path on all nodes. Is it possible to have the storages to point to different ZFS file systems on different nodes, e.g.

node1: pvesys=data1/pvesys, pvestore=data1/pvedata
node2: pvesys=datassd, pvedata=datahdd

I tried to create the same storage name twice and assign node1 to the first and node2 to the 2nd but PVE does not allow this? Why?

As the pve storage name provides a logical name which is mapped to a physical name and physical names are local, it should should be possible to configure the physical name differently on each node.

If this is not possible (maybe future enhancement), is it possible to solve the problem with intelligent ZFS pool/filesystem naming?
 
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