Storage

Overview

The default Storage path for Virtual Images, Backups, Deployment Archives, Archive Server, and Archived Snapshots is var/opt/morpheus. Additional Storage providers can be added and mapped for these targets in the Infrastructure -> Storage section. Adding Storage providers are also required for scenarios like AWS migrations.

Supported Storage Provider Types

  • Local
  • NFSv3
  • CIFS (Samba Windows File Sharing)
  • Amazon S3
  • Azure
  • Rackspace CDN
  • OpenStack Swift

To View Storage

  1. Select the Infrastructure link in the navigation bar.
  2. Select the Storage link in the sub navigation bar.

Add Storage Provider

To Add Storage Provider:

  1. Select the Infrastructure link in the navigation bar.

  2. Select the Storage link in the sub navigation bar.

  3. Click the Add Storage Provider button.

  4. From the New Storage Provider Wizard input the following:

    Name

    Name of the storage provider.

    Provider Type
    • Local Storage
      • Storage Path
    • NFSv3
      • Host
      • Export Folder
    • CIFS (Samba Windows File Sharing)
      • Host
      • Username
      • Password
      • Share Path
    • Amazon S3
      • Access Key
      • Secret Key
      • Bucket Name
      • Endpoint URL (Optional endpoint URL if pointing to an object store other than amazon that mimics the Amazon S3 APIs.)
    • Azure
      • Storage Account
      • Storage Key
      • Share Name
    • Rackspace CDN
      • Username
      • API Key
      • Region
      • Bucket Name
    • OpenStack Swift
      • Username
      • API Key
      • Region
      • Bucket Name
      • Identity URL
    Targets
    • Default Backup Target
      • Update existing backups
    • Archive Snapshots
    • Default Deployment Archive Target
    • Default Virtual Image Store
  5. Click the Save Changes button to save.

Edit Storage Provider

To Edit Storage Provider:

  1. Select the Infrastructure link in the navigation bar.
  2. Select the Storage link in the sub navigation bar.
  3. Click the Edit pencil icon on row of the Storage Provider to edit.
  4. Edit required information.
  5. Click the Save Changes button to save.

Delete Storage Provider

To Delete Storage Provider:

  1. Select the Infrastructure link in the navigation bar.
  2. Select the Storage link in the sub navigation bar.
  3. Click the Delete icon on row of the Storage Provider to delete.