HPE 3PAR, Primera and Alletra 9000 driver throws: "For Primera, only FC is supported. iSCSI cannot be used"
We are running OpenStack (16.1.6 now; 16.2 planned) PoC for a customer as the first step towards thousand-scale Telco cloud.
One of the requirements is to get HPE Primera (C630) working over iSCSI.
Neither catalog entries 1166353 nor hpe-3par-cinder-rhosp16.1 says iSCSI isn't supported with Primera for RHOSP16.
Issues seems to be old version of hpe_3par_iscsi.py - in images we see 4.0.5, but iSCSI is supported on Primera by 4.0.6.
Moreover, even 16.0 image, that according to catalog explicitly supports iSCSI, has same 4.0.5.
Could you clarify supportability status of iSCSI with HPE Primera on RHOSP16?
In current testbed of RHOSP16.1.6, with hpe image for 16.1.6; Primera has latest sw - 18.104.22.168 - on any cinder call we see 'For Primera, only FC is supported. iSCSI cannot be used'
However, based on contents of images, issue should be same for all RHOSP 16, 16.1, 16.2
Just check images referenced from the container library
as in each of these three images "grep" "VERSION" "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/cinder/volume/drivers/hpe/hpe_3par_iscsi.py" returns:
VERSION = "4.0.5"
while we need 4.0.6 (or other; 4.0.5 simply throws error after version check) except wallaby or more recent.
- Red Hat OpenStack Platform 16.2 (RHOSP)
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