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Old 12-06-2011, 04:30 AM   #1
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Basic SAN LUN query

Hi guys,

We have created a LUN on SAN and assigned it to a server.

On top of it we have created 4 LVM shares which are holding the data.

Is it possible to add this LUN to some other server and access the data on LVM shares?(noob here)
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Yes, but only one server will be able to access it at a time, unless you use a concurrent filesystem like GFS2
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You need to implement clustering in order to achieve your goal. GFS or Oracle's OCFS2 ( are good options but there is another file system that you can use. Fraunhofer parallel file system FhGFS (



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