Oracle Cloud Infrastructure File Storage service provides a durable, scalable, secure, enterprise-grade network file system. You can connect to a File Storage service file system from any bare metal, virtual machine, or container instance in your Virtual Cloud Network (VCN).
OCI- File Storage service supports NFS and Network Lock Manager (NLM) Protocols.
Use Cases of File Storage
1. General Purpose File Storage
2. Database and Transnational Application
3. Lift and Shift of EBS Application
4. Backup and Disaster Recover
6. Big Data & Analytics.
Create a File Storage
Log into the Oracle Cloud and navigate to the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) console.
Use the top-left menu to select the “File Storage a File System
Choose the compartment and click on “Create File System”
Pop window will come and it will have all information
Wait for some moment
File System is created now
Click on Mount command to mount the file system
Command to mount the file system
Before you can mount a file system, you must configure security list rules to allow traffic to the mount target subnet:
- Stateful ingress to TCP ports 111, 2048, 2049, and 2050, and UDP ports 111 and 2048.
- Stateful egress for TCP source ports 111, 2048, 2049, and 2050, and UDP source port 111
Login to Putty session. (Learn how to login to OCI) and run following.
sudo install nfs-utils
sudo mkdir -p /mnt/FileSystem-20190917-1622
Confirm the file system by using df -hP
Note: You can mount FSS File System in multiples nodes in different Availability Domains at the same time.
OCI- File Storage can be used in all OCI Regions.
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