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About virtuallylg

Hello, my name is Lorenzo Galelli, I have been working with availability and virtualization solutions for Symantec for over a decade now and its amazing to see the impact virtualization has brought to the world of IT. During my time at Symantec I have worked as a systems engineer for customers big and small and seen a vast array of different virtualization projects. I am currently Technical Product Manager for ApplicationHA for VMware and KVM and I also have focus on VDI especially with Symantec's VirtualStore and FileStore technologies. Follow my blog for all things Symantec and virtualization. Opinions expressed here are my own.

QNAP TS-431X NAS with 10G SFP+

QNAP today announced the new TS-431X NAS with a built-in 10GbE SFP+ port. It is powered by a dual-core AnnapurnaLabs, an Amazon company Alpine AL-212 1.7 GHz processor and 2GB/8GB DDR3 RAM (upgradable to 8GB). The TS-431X delivers up to 956 … Continue reading

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Openstack – Configuring for LVM Storage Backend

The volume service is able to make use of a volume group attached directly to the server on which the service runs. This volume group must be created exclusively for use by the block storage service and the configuration updated … Continue reading

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Openstack Liberty Error: Unable to retrieve volume limit information.

After an Openstack Liberty deployment  you may encounter the following error: Error: Unable to retrieve volume limit information. OR Danger: There was an error submitting the form. Please try again. These errors are a result of a miss-configuration within CINDER, to resolve this all you … Continue reading

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Using multiple external networks in OpenStack Neutron

I haven’t found a lot of documentation about it, but basically, here’s how to do it. Lets assume the following: you start from a single external network, which is connected to ‘br-ex’ you want to attach the new external network to ‘eth1’. … Continue reading

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Setting Up a Flat Network with Openstack Neutron

This setup will allow the VMs to use an existing network. In this example, eth2 is connected to this pre-existing network (192.168.1.0/24) that we want to use for the OpenStack VMs. All the configuration is done in the node dedicated … Continue reading

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Fixing Openstack Kilo Horizon Re-login issue

Fixing Horizon Re-login issue There is an issue in OpenStack Kilo with re-login because of a bad cookie session. Here is how to fix the issue. #vi /etc/openstack-dashboard/local_settings AUTH_USER_MODEL = ‘openstack_auth.User’

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Disaster Recovery as a Service: Ten steps to success

Disaster recovery is becoming top of mind for many CIOs. Understanding the success criteria to make the disaster recovery journey of your own organization smooth and successful is critical, but the path to getting there can be difficult. Follow the … Continue reading

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