Use Direct Attached Storage (JBOD)

This topic describes how to configure the DAS-JBOD as the block storage backend provider for the Storage Controller (SC).Prerequisites

  • Successful completion of all the install sections prior to this section.

  • The SC must be installed, registered, and running.

  • Direct Attached Storage requires that have enough space for locally cached snapshots.

  • You must execute the steps below as a administrator. To configure DAS-JBOD block storage for the zone, run the following commands on the CLC Configure the SC to use the Direct Attached Storage for EBS.


The output of the command should be similar to:

Verify that the property value is now: ‘das’


Set the DAS device name property. The device name can be either a raw device (/dev/sdX, for example), or the name of an existing Linux LVM volume group.


For example:


Your DAS-JBOD backend is now ready to use with Eucalyptus .