[lustre-discuss] migrating MDS to different infrastructure

Mohr Jr, Richard Frank (Rick Mohr) rmohr at utk.edu
Wed Aug 22 15:13:58 PDT 2018

> On Aug 22, 2018, at 3:31 PM, Riccardo Veraldi <Riccardo.Veraldi at cnaf.infn.it> wrote:
> I would like to migrate this virtual machine to another infrastructure. it is not simple because the other infrastructure is vmware.
> what is the best way to migrate those partitions without incurring into any corruption of data ?
> May I simply use zfs send and zfs receive thru SSH ?
> what is the best way to move a MDS based virtual machine ?

I don’t have much experience with VMs, but I have used zfs send/receive to migrate a MDT from one server to another.  It worked quite well.

Rick Mohr
Senior HPC System Administrator
National Institute for Computational Sciences

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