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FusionStorage V100R006C20 Block Storage Service Software Installation Guide 07

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Installing an OS on FSM

Installing an OS on FSM

Scenarios

Configure VMs created using VMware as the FusionStorage Manager (FSM) VMs of the FusionStorage Block system.

FSM supports the active/standby mode and single-node deployment.

Prerequisites

Conditions

  • The requirements listed in System Requirements have been fulfilled.
  • The vSphere Client has been installed on the PC.

Data

No data is required for performing this operation.

Software

You have obtained the following software packages:

FusionStorage Block V100R006C20SPC200.iso

Procedure

    Create an FSM VM.

    1. Use vClient to log in to the elastic sky X integrated (ESXi) management host and create an FSM VM.

      Table 6-5  FSM VM specifications
      Item Specifications

      FSM node name

      • The FSM node name can contain only digits, letters, and hyphens (-). It must start with a letter and cannot exceed 32 characters.
      • The node name must be unique and different from the name of the cluster.

      Example: FSM01

      Operating system (OS) CentOS
      NOTE:

      In the subsequent installation, the installation package provided by FusionStorage Block is the EulerOS operating system. You can select the latest version of CentOS because this option is not available on the GUI.

      CPU Set the number of CPUs based on the number of hosts:
      • If 3 to 64 hosts are deployed, 4 vCPUs are required.
      • If 65 to 4096 hosts are deployed, 16 vCPUs are required.
      Memory (GB) Set the memory size based on the number of hosts:
      • If 3 to 64 hosts are deployed, set the memory capacity to 16 GB.
      • If 65 to 4096 hosts are deployed, set the memory capacity to 32 GB.
      NIC (Network adapter) 1 (Select the management network plane for this NIC and set the NIC type to VMXNET3.)
      Disk (GB) Set the disk capacity based on the number of hosts:
      • If 3 to 64 hosts are deployed, set the disk capacity to 100 GB.
      • If 65 to 4096 hosts are deployed, set the disk capacity to 300 GB. Independent physical disks are recommended.
      NOTE:
      When FSM nodes are deployed on VMs, the VMs can use only local disks.
      If other options are required, apply the default specifications.

      The VM must be stopped after it is created, because other VM parameters need configuration.

    2. If VMs are deployed in active/standby mode, log in to another ESXi management host to create another FSM VM.

    Configure an FSM VM.

    1. Right-click the FSM VM and choose Edit Setting to set FSM VM parameters on the VM attribute page.

      • CPU resource allocation: Allocate the CPU resources to the FSM VM to ensure sufficient hardware resources are reserved for the FSM VM even when service loads are heavy.

        Requirements:
        • If the CPU quota is set to Normal, set the reservation value (on the lower part of the red box) to the actual CPU clock rate (on the upper part of the red box), as shown in Figure 6-2.

          Figure 6-2  CPU quota
        • If the hyper-threading core sharing mode is set to None, clear the configuration of Scheduling Affinity, as shown in Figure 6-3.

          If the cluster DRS function is enabled and set to automatic mode, the Scheduling Affinity area will not be displayed and you only need to set the hyper-threading core sharing mode to None.

          You can right-click the cluster, choose Edit Setting, and review the DRS function status in Vmware DRS.

          Figure 6-3  Hyper-threading core sharing
      • Memory resource allocation: Allocate the memory resources to the FSM VM to ensure sufficient hardware resources are reserved for the FSM VM even when service loads are heavy.

        Requirements: Reserve all the memory, as shown in Figure 6-4.
        Figure 6-4  Memory reservation

    2. Set the FSM VM hardware parameters and options. For details, see 3.
    3. Start all the FSM VMs.

    Install an OS.

    1. Right-click the FSM VM and choose Open Console.
    2. In the console window, click and mount the FusionStorage Block V100R006C20SPC200.iso file to a local directory.
    3. Press Ctrl + Alt + Insert to restart the VM.
    4. Select Test this media & install EulerOS V2.0SP3 and press Enter to start OS installation if a screen shown in Figure 6-5 is displayed.

      NOTE:
      • The installation process takes about 20 minutes.
      • s
      • You can hold Ctrl and press Alt in the installation process to switch to the console window.
      Figure 6-5  Installation selection
      The host OS automatically restart after the OS is installed on the VM.

    5. After the OS is installed, log in to the OS as user root.

      The default password of user root is IaaS@OS-CLOUD8!.

    6. Run the following commands to configure a temporary IP address and default route for the FSM node:

      This temporary IP address will be used to connect to the FSM node when you use a tool to configure the FSM network information.

      • ifconfig Management plane NIC Temporary IPv4 address/Subnet mask up, For example, ifconfig eth0 192.168.40.15/24 up.
      • route add default gw Default gateway, For example, route add default gw 192.168.40.1.

    7. Click to disconnect the mounted image.
    8. Install the second VM as the FSM VM if two FSM VMs are deployed in active/standby mode. For details, see 6 to 12.

    (Optional) Install the LFTP software.

    Perform this step if the FSM node will use a third-party backup server.

    1. Copy lftp-xxx.rpm in the lftp folder of the FusionStorage Block V100R006C20SPC200_tool.zip software package to the home directory on the first server with the FSM node deployed.
    2. Use PuTTY to log in to the first server with the FSM node installed.

      Ensure that the management IP address and username root are used to establish the connection.

      If the public and private keys are used to authenticate the login, perform the operations based on Using PuTTY to Log In to a Node in Key Pair Authentication Mode.

    3. Run the following command to install the LFTP software:

      rpm -ivh lftp-4.3.7-37.1.x86_64.rpm

    4. If FSM nodes are deployed working in active/standby mode, repeat 14 to 16 to install the LFTP software on the second server with the FSM node deployed.
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