Tag: ceph

Clone of Proxmox Server Created Ghost Ceph Servers in Unknown Status [Resolved]

While creating a test environment for three Proxmox servers, one of the servers was cloned before realizing it was easier and faster to simply build up the next virtual machine.  Everything looked fine except when setting up the ceph monitors, managers, and meta data servers, the cloned server had two entries.  One was good with the green checkmark and another...Read More »

ceph: Prepare the environment

The goal of this guide is to serve as a precursor to the installation of ceph nautilus on CentOS 7.  This process was completed on a virtual environment and has been reproduced several times before this writing.   Ceph is an open-source software storage platform that replicates data and makes it fault-tolerant. A good definition and intro to ceph may be...Read More »

How to install ceph nautilus with ceph-ansible

There are so many articles on how to install ceph with ceph-ansible.  Sadly, as ceph versions change, so does the process for installation.  This distinction is rarely made within in the instructions and because of that, the install is doomed to fail and the installer disenfranchised. This article should provide the process needed to install on CentOS 7 ceph nautilus...Read More »