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Add a Backup Disk to Linux VM ext4 Centos 5

Filed under: virtualization — iben @ 15:17

Add a Backup Disk to Linux VM ext4 Centos 5

Edit the VM Settings
add the disk to the VM
yum install e4fsprogs
fdisk -l
Disk /dev/sdb: 60.1 GB, 60129542144 bytes
Disk /dev/sdb doesn’t contain a valid partition table
fdisk /dev/sdb
n – create new partition
2 – use partition number 2
w – write partition table
mkdir /backup
/sbin/mkfs.ext4 -L /backup /dev/sdb2
mount -t ext4 /dev/sdb2 /backup
vi /etc/fstab
Add the following line to etc/fstab
/dev/sdb2 /backup ext4 defaults 1 2
change the zimbra backups to go to new directory
su zimbra –
zmprov gacf zimbraBackupTarget
zimbraBackupTarget: /opt/zimbra/backup
zmprov mcf zimbraBackupTarget /backup
zmprov gacf zimbraBackupTarget
zimbraBackupTarget: /backup


windows on devstack on ubuntu nova hyper-v cloudbase openstack

Filed under: virtualization — iben @ 12:11

Here’s the situation…

You have a machine and you want to test out openstack. You can provision and run windows VMs with an Ubuntu server acting as a hypervisor. Here are some of the ingredients you will need along with some instructions and tips. This is a work in progress so it’s not yet complete.


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