Distributed storage, but not redundant


Jun 4, 2013
Not sure this is the right spot for this, but at work, we are migrating our lab ESXi hosts from local storage to an IP-SAN (finally) and I want to repurpose their local storage to cold storage for things like lab machine backups, customer database backups, etc. Is it possible to set up a storage cluster so I can provide just one IP/Hostname and have it directed to the correct storage array based on configuration? I.e. not have to worry about writing the data to the wrong location just because I chose the incorrect VM? I will need a combination of CIFS and iSCSI presentation.