Ansible playbook-based tools for deploying Slurm and Kubernetes clusters for High Performance Computing, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and High-Performance Data Analytics

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Parameters in powervault_vars.yml

This file is located in /control_plane/input_params

Parameter Default, Accepted values Additional information
powervault_protocol <ul><li> sas </li><li>iscsi</li><li>fc</li></ul> * This variable indicates the network protocol used for data connectivity
* Currently, ME5 storage arrays only support SAS connectivity
* Currently, ME4 storage arrays only support SAS and ISCSI connectivity.
powervault_controller_mode <ul><li> multi </li><li>single</li></ul> * This variable indicates the number of controllers available on the target powervault.
powervault_locale <ul><li>English</li></ul> Represents the selected language. Currently, only English is supported.
powervault_system_name [Optional] <ul><li>Uninitialized_Name</li><li>User-defined name</li></ul> The system name used to identify the PowerVault Storage device. The name should be less than 30 characters and must not contain spaces.
powervault_snmp_notify_level [Required] <ul><li>none</li><li>crit</li><li>error</li><li>warn</li><li>resolved</li><li>info</li></ul> Select the SNMP notification levels for PowerVault Storage devices.
powervault_pool_type <ul><li>linear</li><li>virtual</li></ul> This variable indicates the kind of pool created on the target powervault.
powervault_raid_levels [Required] <ul><li>raid1</li>Examples:<li>r5/raid5: 3-16</li><li>r6/raid6: 4-16</li><li>r10/raid10: 4-16</li><li>adapt: 12-128</li></ul> Enter the required RAID levels and the minimum and maximum number of disks for each RAID levels.
powervault_disk_range [Required] <ul><li>0.1-2</li></ul> Enter the range of disks in the format enclosure-number.disk-range,enclosure-number.disk-range. For example, to select disks 3 to 12 in enclosure 1 and to select disks 5 to 23 in enclosure 2, you must enter 1.3-12, 2.5-23. </br>A RAID 10 or 50 disk group with disks in subgroups are separated by colons (with no spaces). RAID-10 example:1.1-2:1.3-4:1.7,1.10 </br>Note: Ensure that the entered disk location is empty and the Usage column lists the range as AVAIL. The disk range specified must be of the same vendor and they must have the same description.
powervault_volumes [Required] ** - { name: omnia_home, server_share_path: /home, server_export_options: ,client_share_path: , client_mount_options: } ** If NFS servers are to be deployed, enter the configuration required here in JSON format. If left blank, no NFS configuration takes place. For more information, click here
powervault_volume_size [Required] <ul><li>100GB</li><li>Custom value</li></ul> Enter the volume size in the format: SizeTB, SizeGB, SizeMB, or SizeB.
powervault_pool [Required] <ul><li>a (or A)</li><li>b (or B)</li></ul> Enter the pool for the volume.
powervault_disk_partition_size [Optional] May-90 * Specify the disk partition size as a percentage of available disk space.
* This value is required if ISCSI is in use.
powervault_server_nic [Required] <ul><li>eno1</li></ul> * Enter the NIC of the server to which the PowerVault Storage is connected.
* This value is only required if ISCSI is in use.