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KVM Virtualization Cookbook by Konstantin Ivanov

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Manual offline migration using GlusterFS shared volumes

In the Manual offline migration using an iSCSI storage pool recipe, we created an iSCSI storage pool and used it while performing manual offline migration. With storage pools, we can delegate the operation of a shared storage to libvirt rather than manually having to log in/log out iSCSI targets, for example. This is especially useful when we perform live migrations with the virsh command, as we are going to see in the next recipe. Even though the use of storage pools is not required, it simplifies and centralizes the management of backend volumes.

In this recipe, we are going to use the GlusterFS network filesystem to demonstrate an alternative way of manually migrating a KVM instance, ...

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