How to use local storage for CloudStack VMs

When CloudStack is deploying a VM (including guest VMs and system VMs), by default, the VM is set to use NFS-mounted primary storage as their root partition. The NFS-mounted primary storage is shared among all compute nodes located in the same CloudStack cluster. One of the reasons for using shared primary storage is VM migration. […]
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How to log in to system VMs in CloudStack

In CloudStack, there are two system VMs (Console Proxy VM and Secondary Storage VM) that are automatically created by CloudStack for each zone. Console Proxy VM (CPVM) provides console access to tenant’s guest VMs, while Secondary Storage VM (SSVM) downloads and maintains VM templates used by tenants. While setting up CloudStack, you may experience problems […]
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