How to do it...

To create the Ceph cluster from the VSM dashboard, navigate to Cluster Management | Create Cluster, and then click on the Create Cluster button.

VSM Dashboard create cluster section

If you check preceding screenshot, version 2.2.0 has the Import Cluster tab. As 2.20 is still in beta, we need to use a couple of hacks:

  1. Disable MDSs and RGWs and restart vsm-api.

Open file /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/vsm/api/v1/clusters.py.

The file can be found at https://github.com/01org/virtual-storage-manager/blob/master/source/vsm/vsm/api/v1/clusters.py.

RGW is already disabled, we need to do it for MDS also:

 /etc/init.d/vsm-api restart ...

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