Pure Storage FlashArray for OpenStack¶
Pure Storage FlashArray Cinder Driver¶
To use the
Pure Storage FlashArray iSCSI Cinder backend, enable and
FlashArray iSCSI Cinder driver in
To use the
Pure Storage FlashArray FC Cinder backend, enable and
FlashArray FC Cinder driver in
It is important to note that you cannot mix iSCSI and FC Pure Storage FlashArray drivers in the same OpenStack cluster.
Also set the values for the following parameters in
For details on how to use these parameters, refer to the Pure Storage Cinder Reference Guide<https://docs.openstack.org/cinder/latest/configuration/block-storage/drivers/pure-storage-driver.html>__.
There are numerous other parameters that can be set for this driver and these are detailed in the above link.
If you wish to use any of these parameters then refer to the Service Configuration<https://docs.openstack.org/kolla-ansible/latest/admin/advanced-configuration.html#openstack-service-configuration-in-kolla>__ documentation for instructions using the INI update strategy.
The use of this backend requires that the
purestorage SDK package is
installed in the
cinder-volume container. To do this follow the steps
outlined in the kolla image building guide<https://docs.openstack.org/kolla/latest/admin/image-building.html>__
Package Customisation and
Custom Repos sections.