[Gluster-devel] Option transport.socket.bind-address fixes

Vijay Bellur vbellur at redhat.com
Sun Nov 17 15:08:54 UTC 2013

On 11/17/2013 03:46 AM, Emir Imamagic wrote:
> Hello,
> glusterd has option transport.socket.bind-address that enables binding
> gluster to an exact IP address. This feature is necessary for HA cluster
> deployment. In the initial setup everything seemed fine, but after a
> little bit of testing I found several issues.
> Here are the issues I found:
> - NFS and selfheal daemons are started by glusterd but with volserver
> hard-coded to "localhost" (xlators/mgmt/glusterd/src/glusterd-utils.c).
> Since the glusterd is tied to a different address these two daemons fail
> to start.
> - rebalance and quota sections in glusterd also invoke glusterfs with
> volserver hard-coded to "localhost"
> (xlators/mgmt/glusterd/src/glusterd-quota.c and glusterd-rebalance.c)
> - bind-address is not propagated to the NFS volume file or other NFS
> daemons so all of them are listening on
> I provided a patch that solves these issues for version 3.4.1 using the
> SRPM from here:
> http://download.gluster.org/pub/gluster/glusterfs/3.4/LATEST/EPEL.repo/epel-6/SRPMS/glusterfs-3.4.1-3.el6.src.rpm
> Unfortunately I didn't use trunk because I need the patched version
> deployed as soon as possible. I've been running the patched version on
> my test environment  and it seems fine. Still I would be very grateful
> if someone can check if patches are any good.
> Patch can be found here:
>   http://kosjenka.srce.hr/~eimamagi/glusterfs-3.4.1.add.bind-address.patch

The patch does look good and would need some minor tweaks before it can 
be pulled in. Would it be possible for you to submit the patch through 
gerrit by following instructions at:


Once the patch is on gerrit, it will help us get review attention.


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