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HOWTO deploy ceph

This page specifies technical points for the deployment of Ceph.

Confirmation to format

When you deploy Ceph, you will come to a step asking you to validate the formatting of a disk:

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TASK [ceph-storage-node : require confirmation of Ceph data store device to format (if no previous formatting was detected)] *******************************************************************************
[ceph-storage-node : require confirmation of Ceph data store device to format (if no previous formatting was detected)]
Next step will format devices on one or more OSD servers. The list of devices that will be formatted is displayed at previous task (see above).
This is normal only if you are in the process of a deploying a new CEPH storage array or additional OSDs.
To confirm you are indeed deploying a BLANK ceph data store on these partitions, please input '/dev/vdc' ;
ALL THESE PARTITIONS DATA WILL BE DESTROYED (not only the one you are typing) :"
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Fill in the score as requested in the paragraph above (in this example: /dev/vdc)

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