A useful guide on how to configure OpenFiler iSCSI Storage for use with VMware ESX & vSphere. After successful installation of openfiler in virtualbox from this link (How to install openfiler in Virtualbox), let us show you how to configure the. This document describes the process of installing Openfiler using the default graphical installation interface. If you experience any problems with the graphical .

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Base machine running with any client operating system Windows 7, 8. Access the Volumes -tab and select Block Devices from the menu on the right to manage the partitions for your disks.

The disk is ready now so it’s time to configure the iSCSI-target. Time Zone Selection Set the default system time zone. It will take just few minutes to Install. If you report a bug, be sure to enter a valid email address so that you can keep track of any openfileer to it right up to resolution.

LAB Guides September 9, I had an issue with this post. Please enter an answer in digits: Installation Complete Once the installation has completed, you will be presented with a congratulatory message.


Since there are no volume groups fo the only thing to do here is create a new one.

Notify me of follow-up comments by email. You will be able to see it after completing installation which we have explained in Installation Guide.

ESXi hosts are attached to datastores allocated from Openfiler appliance. The image blow shows the information needed to create a new volume on the disk. Openfiler is an operating system that provides file-based network-attached storage NAS and block-based storage area network SAN.

Click Close to proceed. Refer to below section ” Create a Partition “.

Graphical Installation

Share this on Social Media. Now add a new volume to this volume group. Thanks for visiting here. Now we will be configuring the Network for Openfiler. Now let’s move to configuration part of File-level storage being shared by Confiugre. You can achieve this by following the instructions on the left side of the screen.

Set Root Password You need to configure a root password for the system. You will be presented with the same form as previously when creating the boot partition. Earlier you created Physical Volumes using disks.


Gateway IP address – this is the IP address of your network gateway to allow routing to the Internet. It will prompt a window, click on Make Share. If confifure are installing on a SCSI-only system, this disk will be designated sda.

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We are going with the Graphical Installation. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Telegram. After a few moments, the first screen of the installer will be presented.

Once the system boots up, start configuring Openfiler by pointing your browser at the host name or IP connfigure of the Openfiler system. VMware Learning Zone video-based training. To complete this task you will need the following information: