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Proxmox Cookbook by Wasim Ahmed

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Connecting the Ceph RBD storage

In this section, we are going to see how to configure a Ceph block storage with a Proxmox cluster.

Getting ready

The initial Ceph configuration on a Proxmox cluster must be accomplished through a CLI. After the Ceph installation, initial configurations and one monitor creation for all other tasks can be accomplished through the Proxmox GUI.

How to do it...

We will now see how to configure the Ceph block storage with Proxmox.

Installing Ceph on Proxmox

Ceph is not installed by default. Prior to configuring a Proxmox node for the Ceph role, Ceph needs to be installed and the initial configuration must be created through a CLI.

The following steps need to be performed on all Proxmox nodes that will be part of the Ceph cluster: ...

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