Installing VSM

In the last recipe, we made all the preparations required for deploying VSM. In this recipe, we will learn how to automatically deploy VSM on all the nodes.

How to do it…

  1. In this demonstration, we will use CentOS7 as the base operating system; let's download the VSM repository for CentOS7. Log in to the vsm-controller node as cephuser and get VSM:
    $ wget


    VSM is also available for the Ubuntu OS and can be downloaded from

  2. Extract VSM:
    $ tar -xvf 2.0.0-216_centos7.tar.gz
    $ cd 2.0.0-216
    $ ls -la
  3. Set the Controller node and agent node's address; add the following lines to the installrc ...

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