[Gluster-users] Usage Question
daemons at kanuka.com.au
Thu Sep 9 18:31:09 PDT 2010
On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 1:39 AM, Arthur Taylor <ataylor761 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a simple question regarding GlusterFS's usage. Let's suppose I'm
> exporting a home directory via GlusterFS from a server to a few client
> machines. Is it ok if users login into the server to create and edit files?
> I'm not interested in using features such as Automated File Replication. I'm
> just wondering whether it is safe to manipulate files directly on the
As others have said, mount the gluster file system on each of the
nodes in the same location.
So for example, have your data bricks in /export on just the Gluster
nodes, but mount them up as /home on all client and server nodes
(auto-mount at boot via /etc/fstab).
This is the same way you would export Gluster file systems via NFS or
CIFS (Samba) if you only had one storage node to start with.
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