[lustre-discuss] Announce: Lustre Systems Administration Guide

Cowe, Malcolm J malcolm.j.cowe at intel.com
Thu Nov 16 21:41:50 PST 2017

I am pleased to announce the availability of a new systems administration guide for the Lustre file system, which has been published to wiki.lustre.org. The content can be accessed directly from the front page of the wiki, or from the following URL:


The guide is intended to provide comprehensive instructions for the installation and configuration of production-ready Lustre storage clusters. Topics covered:

  1.  Introduction to Lustre
  2.  Lustre File System Components
  3.  Lustre Software Installation
  4.  Lustre Networking (LNet)
  5.  LNet Router Configuration
  6.  Lustre Object Storage Devices (OSDs)
  7.  Creating Lustre File System Services
  8.  Mounting a Lustre File System on Client Nodes
  9.  Starting and Stopping Lustre Services
  10. Lustre High Availability

Refer to the front page<http://wiki.lustre.org/Category:Lustre_Systems_Administration> of the guide for the complete table of contents.

In addition, for people who are new to Lustre, there is a high-level introduction to Lustre concepts, available as a PDF download:


Malcolm Cowe
High Performance Data Division

Intel Corporation | www.intel.com

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