Getting Started with Lustre (File System)
Step 1: Review Requirements and Supported Features
Review the following requirements and supported features for Lustre:
Lustre File System version 2.5, 2.8, and 2.10*
* Fileset feature in version 2.10 is not supported.
- System Requirements
Supported on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, and SuSE Linux operating systems only.
- License Requirements
- Supported Features
- Job Results Directory Size
Step 2: Install the File System Core and File System Packages on Data Access Nodes
Review each of the following topics to prepare for the installation and select the best installation method for your environment.
- Prepare the Installation on UNIX, Linux, and Macintosh Computers
- Preinstallation Checklist for the UNIX, Linux, and Macintosh File System Agents
- Installation Methods
If you want to also use the data access nodes as MediaAgents, then install the MediaAgent package on the nodes. For instructions, see Installing the MediaAgent.
- All of the participating data access nodes must be at the same service pack level.
- All of the participating data access nodes and the Lustre cluster must be time synced.
- Keyless SSH must be set up between the MDT server and the data access nodes.
- Mount the Lustre file system with the flock option.
- Enable the user_xattr option for user extended attributes.
Step 3: Prepare for Your First Backup and Restore
- Open the CommCell Console.
- Configure a storage device.
- Create a pseudo-client for the Lustre cluster.
- Create a subclient.
You can configure only one Lustre volume for a subclient.
- Decide whether you want the following additional functionality:
- You want to be notified of events that require attention. For more information, see Alerts and Notifications - Overview.
- You want to report on and analyze critical data about your CommCell operations.
For more information about reports, see Reports Overview.
- You want to manage security.
For more information, see User Account and Password Management - Getting Started.
Step 4: Run Your First Backup and Restore
Step 5: What to Do Next
Configure data retention and data aging. For more information, see Data Aging - Getting Started.
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