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Vblade

May 26, 2018

Virtual EtherDrive(R) blade AoE target

The vblade is the virtual EtherDrive R blade, a program that makes a seekable file available over an ethernet local area network LAN via the ATA over Ethernet AoE protocol.

The seekable file is typically a block device like /dev/md0 but even regular files will work. Sparse files can be especially convenient. When vblade exports the block storage over AoE it becomes a storage target. Another host on the same LAN can access the storage if it has a compatible aoe kernel driver.

WWW http//aoetools.sourceforge.net/