Storage Area Network with Openfiler Linux

Build storage area network accessed by different clients Linux windows vmware esxi redhat centos ubuntu
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  • Lectures 21
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 9/2014 English

Course Description

In this course we will talk about storage concepts and we will learn step by step how to build a free ISCSI Storage Area Network with openfiler.

By the end of this course you'll have a good knowledge about Storage Area Network and you will be able to implement the ISCSI Storage Area Network in a lot of projects.

You need no prior knowledge to benefit from this course. You will be guided step by step using a logical and systematic approach.

Here is what you will learn by taking Storage Area Network with Openfiler Linux

  • Introduction about storage technologies
  • Storage Area Network Vs Network Attached Storage
  • How to install Openfiler Linux system
  • Discover features,menus and functions of each button in the management page
  • How to configure storage devices
  • How to create LUN and assign it to host
  • ISCSI concept ( ISCSI-Target & Initiator )
  • Basic concept of LVM
  • Backup & Restore system configurations
  • Demo from scratch to build ISCSI Storage Area Network
  • How to add more protection layer by using RAID

watch to understand & apply excersies to learn

What are the requirements?

  • laptop or PC with minimum 4GB RAM
  • Virtual Box or VMware software.
  • (linux or windows)virtual machine
  • Openfiler CD
  • watch to understand and apply the lab exercise to learn

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of the course, you will be able to build a free ISCSI SAN by openfiler
  • In this course you will have a good introduction about storage, storage devices , storage technologies
  • you will understand alot of concepts about storage
  • you will learn how to install openfiler system , managing the storage and backup/restore the configurations
  • Build Linux based storage can be accessed by different clients like windows , vmware esxi , linux ( redhat , ubuntu )

What is the target audience?

  • IT students who want to understand storage technology and want to implement small storage box to expand his knowlage by simulating the storage types
  • Linux or Windows System Administrator who want to build a test environment with SAN solution
  • DataBase Administrator who wants to build RAC cluster which needs SAN storage

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Curriculum

Section 1: Course Overview & Introduction
02:04

In this course we will talk about storage concepts and we will learn step by step how to build a free ISCSI SAN with openfiler. By the end of this course you'll have a good knowledge about SAN and you will be able to implement the ISCSI SAN in a lot of projects.

Welcome to the course and how to get the most from it :)
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06:10

In this module you will get a strong introduction about storage,storage devices and differences between them

Section 2: Installation
11:50

In this module we will learn the requirements for installing openfiler system and how to install it on virtual machine or physical host

Section 3: Discover Openfiler System
05:26

In this module we will cover the openfiler login interface, how to login into the system and will talk about openfiler support

04:31

learn how to get more information about the system,memory,network and hardware info

09:13

In this section we will talk about the network setup configuration of openfiler

This section will cover three basic configuration

1- Network configuration

2- Network interface configuration

3- Network access configuration

04:13

In this module we will learn how to setup the date & time manually and automatically

03:54

In this module we will learn how to update the system with new packages

02:28

In this module we will learn how to reboot or shutdown the system through the management interface

03:54

In this module we will learn how to access the storage appliance through a secure console from the management interface

Section 4: Storage Configuration
13:14

In this module we will learn how to manage the volumes by LVM and we will cover the LVM concept

12:17

In this module we will learn the concept of ISCSI and how to configure ISCSI-Target

03:38

In this module we will learn how to start & stop , enable & disable services

Section 5: Configure Storage LUNs
10:14

In this module we will learn how to configure the ISCSI-intiator in windows machine to access the LUNs from the storageand how to format the LUNs in windows

11:38

In this module we will learn how to configure the ISCSI-intiator in Linux machine to access the LUNs from the storage and how to format the LUNs in linux

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this lecture includes the basic steps to create san storge using openfiler and connect this storage to vmware esxi

Section 6: Bouns
15:17

in this module we will learn how to add a protection layer under LVM by A RAID-Level to protect the data if we have a failure in one hard disk

Section 7: Backup & Restore
05:11

In this module we will learn how to backup and restore the configurations of the system

Section 8: Conclusion
ThankYou!
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Instructor Biography

Muhamad Elkenany, Unix/Linux System Engineer, Teaching Linux & Storage

Hi There,

I am Muhamad Elkenany and I’m your go-to Unix/Linux systems and maintenance support.

I began with Linux in 2006 and have never looked back, gaining certifications in Linux, HPUX and Solaris. Throughout my career I served in several IT companies and am now at work as a UNIX/LINUX System Engineer, ever passionate to learn and know more.

Along the way, I’ve also gained much experience with virtualization (VMware ESXi , KVM ,VPAR) and storage (EMC, SUN, HP storage products)

I’m happy to share my expertise, and support your needs for more knowledge and information in the world of Linux.

If you are enthused about the possibilities of Linux, it is my pleasure to gain new friends! Please add me on Facebook & linkedin.

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