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Shared SCSI Storage with VMWare Server 2.0 and OCFS

Posted in Computación with tags , , , , , , , on 19/October/2010 by Alex Pérez

(An update over the same trick with VMWare Server 1.X)

VMWare Server was declared End Of Availability on Jan/2010, while VMWare is pushing to use Player, ESX(i), vCenter, vSphere and all the “formerly known as” product names. I think that VMWare Server series are a great software, but v2.0 was sentenced to death since:

The King is dead. Long live the King.

Well, let’s see a recipe for configuring a shared SCSI bus + OCFS2 with VMWare Server 2.0.

I will use a turnkey Linux appliance in this test, because it has a very simple startup menu for configuring IP address and it’s debian based (apt-get!). Continue reading