[Gluster-users] Gluster 3.2 configurations + translators

bxmatus at gmail.com bxmatus at gmail.com
Thu Sep 15 13:59:00 UTC 2011

Hmmm, where can i check if client is configured to pull configuration
from server ?
On server i have /etc/glusterd and /etc/gluster which look like it is
not used at all.
On client end there is only /etc/gluster which is also not used( all defaults ).


2011/9/15  <Greg_Swift at aotx.uscourts.gov>:
> gluster-users-bounces at gluster.org wrote on 09/15/2011 08:40:52 AM:
>> i'm little confused about gluster configuration interface. I did start
>> with gluster 3.2 and i did all configurations using gluster cli
>> command.
>> Now when i was looking into way how to tune performance i find out in
>> documentation on many places some pieces of text configuration files,
>> but usually there is a warning that it is old and should be not used.
>> Right now im solving how to turn on io-cache and i find in some
>> documentation that it need to be turned on on server and client end as
>> well.
>> On server i did use
>> gluster volume set atlas performance.io-cache on
>> but on client gluser command die on timeout or error that glusterd
>> not working.
>> So question is how to configure correctly client end on gluster  ?
>> There is very little about this on gluster 3.2 documentation and i
>> don't know how much from 3.1 can be used here. And is there any
>> translator documentation for gluster 3.2 ?
> With the newer versions they are really pushing away from having to
> manually configure bits.  As long as your client is configured to pull its
> configuration file from the server when you run the command on the server
> the client should get an updated config file.
> You should be able to look in the clients log file and see the fact that
> the config file updated (I don't have an example at the moment).
> Another way you can check this is if the number of connections from the
> client to the server (netstat -pant | grep gluster | wc -l) increases after
> you make the change. (should increase by the count of bricks in the volume
> i believe).
> -greg

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