I am currently working on a Cloud project involving Microsoft Hyper-V and Citrix technologies for a customer.
SCVMM 2012 SP1 and Windows Server 2012 will be used.
I have been through technical report (System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 and NetApp Data ONTAP SMI-S Agent - TR-3874) and SMI-S 4.1 admin docs but unfortunately I still have some questions.
My customer will use Vfilers in order to have a multi-tenant environment (1 tenant = 1 vfiler = 1 customer)
· Does SMI-S recognizes a Vfiler like any regular controller?
On the provisioning side, aggregates are added in SCVMM in defined specific service levels. When provisioning is performed by SCVMM, LUNs are created in a choosen aggregate based on service level the aggregate belongs to.
Does it involves a volume creation each time a lun is created ?
Which naming convention is enforced, for both LUN and volumes (or Qtree if any is created)?
What are the volume options used ? Is there a way to change them ?
Can we use already defined volumes (I guess the answer is NO, since only aggregates are added to the service levels storage pools)
Does it works for Vfilers ? (again, I guess the answer is NO since Vfilers cannot create their own volumes).