[Gluster-users] new user help

Liam Slusser lslusser at gmail.com
Sun Aug 23 21:24:43 UTC 2009

answer inline...

On Sun, Aug 23, 2009 at 10:50 AM, Mag Gam<magawake at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am trying to setup gluster 2.0 and I am a new user.


> Basically, I been trying to follow the tutorials but I am having no luck.
> My setup is 2 servers and 10 clients for now.
> Couple of questions:
> On the client, do I have to have FUSE module?

If you want to mount the filesystem, you need to use FUSE.  You can
also nfs mount it if you setup a unfs server on another client and
share the gluster mount.

> Do I have to run all this as root?

yes to mount the filesystem

> How can I check what clients are mounted on the server side?

Not really an easy way to do it, however i use... (in linux)

netstat -pan | grep EST | grep gluster_listen_port

> How can I check weather I can talk to the server via gluster tools
> (not ping :-)?

Try telneting to the gluster_listen_port - if it answers its up.


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