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Unable to configure lrbd when using Cache Tiering.

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SUSE Enterprise Storage 2.1


When attempting to start the iSCSI gateway (lrbd) will fail to start and the following will be returned:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/targetcli", line 82, in <module>
  File "/usr/bin/targetcli", line 71, in main
    shell.run_cmdline(" ".join(sys.argv[1:]))
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/configshell/", line 934, in run_cmdline
    self._execute_command(path, command, pparams, kparams)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/configshell/", line 909, in _execute_command
    result = target.execute_command(command, pparams, kparams)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/targetcli/", line 103, in execute_command
    pparams, kparams)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/configshell/", line 1416, in execute_command
    result = method(*pparams, **kparams)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/targetcli/", line 426, in ui_command_create
    ui_so = UIStorageObject(so, self)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/targetcli/", line 439, in __init__
    UIRTSLibNode.__init__(self, name, storage_object, parent)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/targetcli/", line 172, in __init__
    UINode.__init__(self, name, parent)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/targetcli/", line 46, in __init__
    ConfigNode.__init__(self, name, parent, shell)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/configshell/", line 104, in __init__
    % self._name)
ValueError: Name 'rbd_disk_iamge_name' already used by a sibling.


Please contact SUSE Customer Care to obtain a PTF that resolves the issue.


When using Cache Tiering, the iSCSI gateway (lrbd) will automatically also add the configured cache pool information to the configuration which is incorrect, resulting in it not being possible to activate lrbd.


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  • Document ID:7017398
  • Creation Date: 22-Mar-2016
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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