Friday, May 20, 2011

IBM SmartCloud Enterprise tips: LVM and FTPS

IBM SmartCloud Enterprise tips:

Learn how to set up a 64-bit Linux® instance (starting with a Bronze-level offering) with the Linux Logical Volume Manager (LVM), capture a private image and deploy a new instance as a different offering (a Platinum tier) and then grow the LVM volumes and file systems to accommodate the new physical volumes. This article also shows how to configure and manage LVM across physical volumes using Linux LVM-type partitions:

Set up a Microsoft® Windows™ Server 2008 R2 on the IBM Cloud so that it can act as a file server. This article details the steps to configure an FTPS and SMB file server using persistent storage; this enables the cloud user to upload and download files to and from instances in the cloud and facilitate data exchange: