ceph metasearch – elasticsearch backend - part 2

Posted on Thu 27 April 2017 in Ceph • Tagged with ceph, elasticsearch, radosgw, howto, linux, notepad, work • 2 min read



  • ceph cluster (kraken release)
  • elasticsearch

The rgw syncer is only used/triggered in multisite configurations - so we need to setup a second zone for the metasearch.

environment / settings
export rgwhost=""
export elastichost=""
export realm="demo"
export zonegrp="zone-1"
export 1zone="zone1-a …

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ceph radosgw (set)lifecycle - AWS v4 is broken

Posted on Wed 26 April 2017 in Ceph • Tagged with ceph, elasticsearch, radosgw, howto, linux, notepad, work • 1 min read

First - s3cmd config
Setting signature_v2 = true is not enough! You have to set --signature-v2 as a parameter.

Second - 'Prefix' tag
You have specify a Prefix tag - and yes with a captial P!

without prefix tag
</LifecycleConfiguration …

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ceph metasearch - elasticsearch backend

Posted on Fri 21 April 2017 in Ceph • Tagged with ceph, elasticsearch, radosgw, howto, linux, notepad, work • 1 min read


Fetch zonegroup configuration (json struct)
# radosgw-admin zonegroup get > /tmp/zonegroup.json

change the tier_type to elasticsearch

Import the configuration
# radosgw-admin zonegroup set --infile /tmp/zonegroup.json
Fetch zone configuration (json struct)
# radosgw-admin zone get > /tmp/zone.json

Add the following parameter endpoint & {url} for the section tier_config

    "tier_config": [
            "key": "endpoint …

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ceph - setting up rbd-mirror between two ceph clusters

Posted on Sat 15 October 2016 in Ceph • Tagged with ceph, rbdmirror, howto, linux, notepad, work • 3 min read

2x ceph cluster (aio) running centos 7.2 /w ceph jewel. Added a 2nd crush rule to both clusters:

rule rep_osd {
    ruleset 1
    type replicated
    min_size 1
    max_size 10
    step take default
    step choose firstn 0 type osd
    step emit

(ceph crush map)


Install the rbd-mirror package in …

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Syncing a fork with git/github

Posted on Mon 16 June 2014 in Linux • Tagged with git, HowTo, Linux, github, notepad • 1 min read

Configure a remote

git remove -v
# git remote add  
git remote add upstream https://github.com/foo/bar.git
git remove -v

Pull "upstream"

# git fetch 
git fetch upstream

Checkout the master

git checkout master

Merge "upstream" master to local master

# git merge /
git merge upstream/master

(optional) Delete old …

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ERROR: boot device didn't show up after 30 seconds

Posted on Wed 20 April 2011 in Linux • Tagged with Arch Linux, HowTo, linux, notepad • 1 min read

If you're trying to boot the Archlinux 2010.05 CD/DVD/Netinstall and getting the message

ERROR: boot device didn't show up after 30 seconds ...

try this one to fix the problem

$ udevadm trigger
$ exit

Create a shared disk for VMware ESX guests

Posted on Mon 11 October 2010 in Linux • Tagged with drbd8, ocfs2, Server, VMware, linux, work, howto • 1 min read

To create a shared disk between two or more VMs, login into one of your ESX hosts and create a disk image.

cd /vmfs/volumes/#volume-name#/#vm-name#/;
vmkfstools -d thick -a lsilogic -c 50G shareddisk.vmdk;

Add the new hardrive to the guest(s) and select a new SCSI bus …

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DD-WRT PPPoE Passthrough (on WRT54G)

Posted on Tue 29 December 2009 in Linux • Tagged with DD-WRT, Linux, howto • 1 min read

For a PPPoE Passthrough on DD-WRT, enable jffs and do the following steps on a *nix-based system

cd /tmp;
wget http://kamikaze.openwrt.org/8.09.1/brcm-2.4/packages/rp-pppoe-relay_3.10-1_mipsel.ipk;
tar zxf rp-pppoe-relay_3.10-1_mipsel.ipk;
tar zxf data.tar.gz;
scp usr/sbin/pppoe-relay root@:/tmp/

Start …

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Grub VGA Mode

Posted on Fri 28 November 2008 in Linux • Tagged with Debian, Grub, HowTo, Linux • 2 min read

You would like to know what Grub VGA Mode you can use ? Default is something like that

Color depth      | 640x480  800x600  1024x768 1280x1024
256        (8bit)|  769      771       773      775
32000     (15bit)|  784      787       790      793
65000     (16bit)|  785      788       791      794
16.7 Mill.(24bit)|  786      789       792      795

but …

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freeRADIUS & DD-WRT mit WPA2 und Windows XP - Teil 1

Posted on Tue 16 September 2008 in Linux • Tagged with DD-WRT, Debian, HowTo, RADIUS, Server, Linux • 3 min read

RADIUS steht für Remote Authentication Dial In User Service und ist ein Triple-A-System (Authentifizierung, Autorisierung und Accounting). Dieser kann in einem WLAN als zentraler Authentifizierungsserver dienen und genau dass will ich hier mal dokumentieren !

Da ich Zertifikate einsetzen wollte, musste ich erstmal den freeRADIUS unter Debian Etch/Lenny neubauen, weil …

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