Currently working as a Senior Technical Infrastructure admin at a large hospital, owner of a single person web design company, in love with my wife, trying to cook out of my league, Bitcoin enthusiast, Open Source Don Quichot, human Cat slave.
It’s been there already for a while. I wonder why I didn’t play with it much sooner, mmm. But then, it is never too late to learn something new.
As Openstack seems to be very complex to set up, Openstack now offers a way to easily build your own lab environment, just for the fun of it. Well, I fired up my Vmware Workstation and gave it try.
This document is basically a translation of a dozen of howto’s I came across and indeed got me a working Openstack instance. The goal is to build a 4 node Openstack test lab and here’s how I did it. Continue reading Testing OpenStack for the very first time – Part 1 – Installation→
A year ago I posted a way to add more disks to the Netapp Simulator in 7-Mode (well, Peter did that in fact, just copied the post for my own reference). Soooo,.what I missed was to add additional disks to the other simulator, namely the C-mode.
Fire up your virt tool and do the following:
Part 1: Obtaining the SIM
1.1: Download the CDOT 8.2 SIM from http://support.netapp.com > Downloads > Product Evaluations > Data ONTAP Simulator > Simulator 8.x > 8.2 Clustered-ONTAP for VMware Workstation
1.2: Unpack the downloaded vsim_netapp-cm.tgz
1.3: Open the DataONTAP.vmx file with VMware Workstation