GlusterFS is a scale-out NAS file system that runs over Ethernet or Infiniband RDMA interconnect. GlusterFS is now owned by Red Hat.

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GlusterFS fails to mount on boot but mounts later in Ubuntu 12.04

Having two machines, profitmargin and revisionist, I created a volume in profitmargin: root@profitmargin:~# gluster volume info Volume Name: uploads Type: Distribute Status: Started Number of ...
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Why does Puppet (almost) always fail to write to my Gluster filesystem?

I'm using Puppet to manage some files that are shared between servers, by way of the GlusterFS file system. (The specifics shouldn't matter, but in this case things like /etc/httpd/conf.d and ...
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GlusterFS snapshot backup solution

We're looking for a fast way to take point in time snapshots of our gluster bricks. It is not crucial that it is a perfect point in time snapshot (i.e if files change/get added/removed during the ...
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Postgresql with data on distributed file system

I am curious if somebody is actually running postgresql in production with on some form of distributed file system - glusterfs preferably, or anything. Now i have mesos/marathon running for hosting ...
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glusterfs uid/gid mapping on Debian Wheezy

So I setup a glusterfs volume and it works all fine, but I can't seem to figure out how to mount it with permissions other than root. Supposedly there's options like translate-uid that can be ...
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Gluster with s3ql mounted brick?

I am trying to test run Gluster with a volume consisting of two local bricks, the first being a plain directory and the second being a s3ql based mount. Having just the plain directory as a unique ...
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Speeding up GlusterFS in AWS

I needed a good NFS storage cloud in AWS, and since EFS is just in preview mode, I did some research, and GFS looked like it would be the best bet. Currently, I have two servers that are part of one ...
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Changing files in glusterfs volume instead of using a client

I have a volume with replication factor 2 on 2 nodes. So that each brick contains its own copy of all files... Is it possible to avoid using glusterfs client and write/read to/from volume directory ...
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Glusterd won't start after node crash

We had a 2 node cluster running GlusterFS. It's a 4 volume cluster, replica 2, one brick per server. Dead server: nnfs02 Live server with all data: nnfs03 New server: nnfs01 After nnfs02 died, we ...
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DFS-style Replication for Samba?

I've been snooping around here for a while, and it looks as if glusterfs might be the answer to my question. However, I am fairly new to this, so a sanity check would be much appreciated! My setup is ...
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GlusterFS Split Brain issue

I have been facing issues in performance with GlusterFS setup. We took a new build of application live and suddenly all GlusterFS clients and masters also started showing high utilization of CPU. This ...
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Freshly created LVs do not survive reboot - check of thinpool failed

In order to use gluster snapshots, I am trying to create LVs through LVM as thinly provisioned logical volumes are needed to make gluster snapshots work. Creation works, but the setup does not ...
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rsync crashes machine while performing sync on glusterfs mounted share

I am running ubuntu 14.04 as guest inside virtualbox 5.0.3 on OS X. While performing rsync on a glusterfs (3.7.x) mounted share with over 100.000 files, the entire machine crashes. There is one ...
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glusterfs unable to read gsyncd status file

Goal I wanted to try glusterfs geo-replication in some virtualboxes on my computer for later use distributed on multiple sites. Configuration I installed glusterfs 3.6 on ubuntu 32bit servers like ...
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CentOS 7 - Systemctl dependency problems with network mount and OpenSM

I have the follwoing problem. I want to mount a glusterfs share over Infiniband on an CentOS 7 client. The glusterfs share '/data' is severed by a host called storage1. For the client I I setup and ...
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Rename a GlusterFS Peer

I have a 2 peer GlusterFS system. It was initially created using simple hostnames file01 and file02. These hosts were added to /etc/hosts to make it work. Now we want to start using FQDN because we ...
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GlusterFS and ZFS snapshots

I know many people are using GlusterFS on top on ZFS. I'm wondering about snapshots: how do you ensure snapshot homogeneity among the nodes? I mean if you do a snapshot on a node, how can you be sure ...
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Firewall/iptables rules for GlusterFS

A great pleasure would be to know which exact iptables rules to use for securing GlusterFS 3.4.2 (with Debian Wheezy) in shared environment. I'm running some dedicated servers at ISP. There are two ...
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the file-system of kvm virtual machine went to read-only after live migration

I setup my kvm virtualization environment with GlusterFS, the topology as follows: KVM1 ---------- KVM2 --------------KVM3 |----------------------|-------------------------| ...
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Replace a gluster fs brick with a new server

Important details: We're running gluster 3.2.5 across 4 servers (two at each data center that replicate to the other two) all running debian squeeze (although if possible I would like the ...
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Cant mount GlusterFS volume on EC2 client

After a few days of trial and error I have successfully created my gluster volume on an EC2 instance (a single one at the moment) and it is successfully started… [root@domU-12-31-39-10-26-7E ...
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Import Xen Server VHD

I am trialing using a distributed file system as the backend storage for my Xen Servers. I have set up the DFS (distributed file system) (using CentOS and GlusterFS) and everything is working ...
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XenServer Offsite Replication

I am trying to find the best way to migrate my VHD's to my DataCenter offsite for DR purposes. Currently I have a number of Xen Stacks setup as the following: Dual RAID ISCSI SAN multipathed to at ...
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Why are files listed in gluster heal info?

I have four volumes replicated on two bricks. One brick was down for about 4 hours, and when I brought it back up the self heal started. It's been two days now, and running gluster volume heal info ...
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All anonymous users on directly mounted of gluster volume on Windows

I have a gluster volume, it was directly mounted on a Windows machine, by mapping \gluster-node-1\volume-name as a Windows drive. But however, I don't know how to control the permission of this ...
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Multiple disk sizes for best case parity in gluster

I'm currently stuck with my current situation in creating a Distributed File System. I have 2x 8TB drives 2x 4TB drives 2x 2TB drives 2x 1TB drives I've been looking into glusterfs and it seems ...
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GlusterFS Distributed-Replicated volume performance

I'm making some tests to choose a distributed filesystem solution and now I'm focusing on GlusterFS. So I've made some test writing batches of 1000 files x 4kB to volumes mounted with glusterfs client ...
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Uploading files from a Webserver to GlusterFS?

So the question is exactly what the title suggets. If I have a dedicated server set up using GlusterFS... How would I transfer a file from the web server (that is using Nginx) to GlusterFS and more ...
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Is it safe for nginx-php-fpm servers in a pool to share config files on a GlusterFS volume?

I'm in the middle of setting up a pool of webservers using nginx with php-fpm. I'm using a glusterfs volume to hold php/html files. I've realized that keeping things like php.ini, and sites-enabled ...
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Gluster for replication/propagation

Say I have a bunch of servers that access a gluster mount to serve files via http. Files are sourced internally, and are copied from an internal server to the gluster mount on one of the download ...
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glusterfs backup - how to migrate image to new server?

I am running glusterfs on a 3 node prod server with thinly provisioned LVM-Volumes. My goal is to automate a backup process that is based on gluster snapshots. The idea is basically to run a shell ...
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Why does rebalancing glusterfs bricks fail?

I am running glusterfs on ubuntu 14.04 with 2 nodes. While trying to add a 2 bricks to the cluster I have started to rebalance the bricks. Unfortunatelly the status command tells me that it has ...
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How to change directory of glusterfs brick?

I have a glusterfs brick mounted on the following dir: /home/data/bricks/brick1/brick1 Now I would like to change it to: /bricks/project/brick1 According to the manual one has to migrate ...
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Planning For Growth with GlustreFS

I'm looking into GlusterFS and want to be able to add capacity one storage node at a time. I want to mirror data on two nodes at all times, and keep maintenance simple. I also want the cluster to keep ...
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Glusterfs: Unable to retrieve store handle for /etc/glusterd/vols/ufiles/bricks/(null)

At some point the serer which hosts my GlusterFS volume had its / filled. Because of this, glusterd stopped working. Now when I try to restart the daemon, it gives me following error: # glusterd ...
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GlusterFS can't create volume (error setting extended attributes)

So, I'm running GlusterFS (latest version) on 9 servers, and attempting to create volumes. They're all peers, and all that's okay. They're running in different geographical locations, on different ...
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How can i sync exist files on brick to new brick with replication in glusterfs?

I successfully installed glusterfs and set up 'Replicate' on 2 servers sudo gluster peer probe $NODE1_DNS; sudo gluster volume create file_store replica 2 transport tcp $NODE1_DNS:/brick1 ...
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GlusterFS client retry mounting until servers are available

I have been researching, but unable to find, any best practices (or builtin) method to ensure a GlusterFS client mounts its volumes. The scenario: An outage has caused the client and fs servers to ...
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Asynchronous file replication over WAN

I need to keep in sync the same directory on 2 linux servers in separate datacenters. The directory contains a lot of user data such as pictures, html, zip, pdf, doc etc. The data size is growing, ...
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How to stop glusterfsd?

I am running Gluster 3.7.x on 3 nodes and want to stop the service. Unfortunatelly this does not seem to work: sudo /usr/sbin/glusterd stop user@fx2:~$ ps -ef | grep gluster root 2334 1 0 ...
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What is the recommended backup strategy for GlusterFS?

I have about 1M files in a GlusterFS with rep 2 on 3 nodes. What would be a recommended automated backup strategy for this setup? I already considered the following: 1) glusterfs snapshots in ...
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glusterfs snap shots - basic questions

I am looking into the snap shot tool, following this tutorial: http://blog.gluster.org/2014/10/gluster-volume-snapshot-howto/ While having successfully created the LV, gluster volume and one ...
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Why is it not possible to mount a replicated gluster volume with one Gluster server?

I am running 2 glusterd on individual machines connected by private network. It apears that I can only mount the bricks if both deamons are up, otherwise it failes. As I am pretty new to glusterfs, ...
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Gluster fuse client not mounting :24007 failed (Connection refused)

Somehow one of the glusterfs servers does not mount through fuse client anymore while still beeing able to mount through nfs client. /etc/fstab has following entry: gs2:/volume1 /data/nfs glusterfs ...
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GluserFS - data out of sync

I have a glusterFS master - slave geo-replication. The data is out of sync and I would like to do a full sync (without having to do the full copy again -> 6.4 TB over network). The glusterFS version ...
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Why can't a glusterfs share be mounted with one gluster server?

I have two gluster servers installed on seperate machines. The function as failover and I do mount on each machine with the coresponding gluster client. This only seems to work if both gluster servers ...
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Can't start glusterd anymore - how to deinstall entirly and start from scratch?

I am new to glusterfs and have today installed v 3.7.2 on two Ubuntu 14.04 LTS VMs through ppa. Before I had it installed in version 3.4.2 which I purged. I also tried to compile it, but this failed. ...
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glusterfs centos 7 - won't start

I am attempting to bring up a glusterfs cluster on two nodes. The only thing that might be a little complicated about my setup is that I have two nodes connected to each other through a cross connect ...
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File locking with CTDB and GlusterFS not working

We are having issues getting our GlusterFS and CTDB implementation to work. It could be that what we are attempting to do is not supported but I'm not able to understand why. We have two file servers ...
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Zabbix Graphs Data is Intermittent

We use Proxmox VE as our virtualization environment, and recently upgraded from 2.X -> 3.X. We also made the change from a single host to a dual host cluster. And, last but not least, we moved our ...