[Gluster-devel] Geo-rep start after snapshot restore makes the geo-rep faulty

Shwetha Acharya sacharya at redhat.com
Mon Sep 23 12:39:49 UTC 2019

We are thinking of eliminating path from index file, instead of replacing
it. We need to further see if it is feasible to do so. I am looking into
it.  @Aravinda Vishwanathapura Krishna Murthy <avishwan at redhat.com> @Kotresh
Hiremath Ravishankar <khiremat at redhat.com>  Any pointers on this?


On Mon, Sep 23, 2019 at 5:53 PM RAFI KC <rkavunga at redhat.com> wrote:

> On 9/23/19 4:13 PM, Shwetha Acharya wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am planning to work on this
> <https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1238699> bugzilla issue.
> Here, when we restore the snapshots, and start the geo-replication
> session, we see that the geo-replication goes faulty. It is mainly because,
> the brick path of original session and the session after snapshot restore
> will be different. There is a proposed work around for this issue,
> according to which we replace the old brick path with new brick path inside
> the index file HTIME.xxxxxxxxxx, which basically solves the issue.
> I have some doubts regarding the same.
> We are going with the work around from a long time. Are there any
> limitations stopping us from implementing solution for this, which I am
> currently unaware of?
> Is it important to have paths inside index file? Can we eliminate the
> paths inside them?
> Is there any concerns from snapshot side?
> Can you please explain how we are planning to replace the path in the
> index file. Did we finalized the method? The problem here is that any time
> consuming operation within the glusterd transaction could be a difficult.
> Rafi
> Are there any other general concerns regarding the same?
> Regards,
> Shwetha
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