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  • 1.  Quorum Device via iSCSI Target Experiences

    Posted 7 days ago
    Hi,

    I'm planing to connect the GAD Quorum device as iSCSI device, hosted by a Linux System and a iSCSI target device.
    I know its working - but did you implement it already - and what is your experiences ?
    Are there any pitfalls where have to be careful ?
    Which iSCSI target device software you are using ?

    regards
    Sven

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    Sven Kirsten
    Systems Engineer
    SVA System Vertrieb Alexander GmbH
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  • 2.  RE: Quorum Device via iSCSI Target Experiences
    Best Answer

    Posted 6 days ago
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    Hi,

    Attached a doc I followed with success to configure a iSCSI quorum.

    Best regards,

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    Sylvain Binder
    Technical Consultant - Specialist
    Hitachi Vantara
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  • 3.  RE: Quorum Device via iSCSI Target Experiences

    Posted 6 days ago
    Hello Sven,

    Please refer the below URL where you will find the requirement for iSCSI GAD setup.

    Planning for global-active device - Hitachi Vantara Knowledge

    Please refer the below section in the above URL.


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    Tanmoy Panja
    Hardware Test Engineer - Senior
    Hitachi Vantara
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  • 4.  RE: Quorum Device via iSCSI Target Experiences

    Posted 6 days ago
    Hello Sven,

    There is an Amazon Machine Image that can automate most of the setup required to configure an iSCSI target device. The iSCSI target device software being used is TargetCLI. The main pitfalls you should be careful about is ensuring your firewalls are properly configured so that the VM and on premise array are able to communicate.
    Link to AWS Marketplace: AWS Marketplace: Global-Active Device Cloud Quorum (amazon.com)
    Link to setup guide: Global-Active Device Cloud Quorum in AWS (mtstatic.com)

    Please let me know if you have any issues or further questions. I would be more than happy to help.

    Kind Regards,
    Jonathan De La Torre

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    Jonathan De La Torre
    Test Engineer - Intern
    Hitachi Vantara
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  • 5.  RE: Quorum Device via iSCSI Target Experiences

    Posted 6 days ago
    Hello,

    There is an Amazon Machine Image that can simplify the entire process of setting up an iSCSI target. It is pretty simple as you just need to input into user data a few lines including the IQNs. The only pitfalls I can think of involve ensuring your firewalls are properly configured to allow communication between the VM and storage array. The iSCSI target device software used in the AMI is called LinuxIO TargetCLI.
    Please let me know your experience and any further questions.

    Kind Regards,
    Jonathan De La Torre

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    Jonathan De La Torre
    Test Engineer - Intern
    Hitachi Vantara
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  • 6.  RE: Quorum Device via iSCSI Target Experiences

    Posted 5 days ago
    Hi Jonathan,

    thanks for your answer.
    As I understand from the customer, a cloud based volume ist not an option.
    He want to have really an on premise iSCSI volume.
    My question: Can I also use LinuxIO TargetCLI on on the preferred customer OS ?

    regards
    Sven



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    Sven Kirsten
    Systems Engineer
    SVA System Vertrieb Alexander GmbH
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