Mayastor Installation on MicroK8s

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Mayastor is now also referred to as OpenEBS Replicated PV Mayastor.

Install Mayastor on MicroK8s

Prerequisite: Prepare a cluster by following the steps outlined in this guide.

To install Mayastor using Helm on MicroK8s, execute the following command:

helm install mayastor mayastor/mayastor -n mayastor --create-namespace  --set csi.node.kubeletDir="/var/snap/microk8s/common/var/lib/kubelet"

Resolve Known Issue (Calico Vxlan)

During the installation of Mayastor in MicroK8s, Pods with hostnetwork might encounter a known issue where they get stuck in the init state due to the Calico Vxlan bug.

Expected error:


To resolve this error, execute the following command:

microk8s kubectl patch felixconfigurations default --patch '{"spec":{"featureDetectOverride":"ChecksumOffloadBroken=true"}}' --type=merge

For more details about this issue, refer to the GitHub issue.

For further configuration of Mayastor including storage pools, storage class, persistent volume claims, and application setup, refer to the offical documentation.

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