mirror virtual machines on another nas
Posted on 2010-11-17
I have an esxi server and the virtual machines are stored in a thecus nas using iSCSI.
I have a second nas where I wanted to synchronize/mirror the vm's every day for disaster recovery
After struggling a lot with thecus firmware which doesn't allow iSCSI sync, and reading it is not reccomended to connect to an iSCSI target from two different sources (I was trying to have a windows server mirror the tho iscsi targets using ms software initiator), I'm thinking of installing openfiler or freenas on the thecus nas.
is it possible to mirror iscsi targets from one openfiler (or freenas) to another, while the vm's are running?
is it possible to connect to more than one iscsi target with esxi 4.0?