[Gluster-users] Migrate from an NFS storage to GlusterFS

Vikas Gorur vikas at gluster.com
Tue Feb 16 11:01:45 UTC 2010

Olivier Le Cam wrote:
> Hi -
> I already have an NFS server in production which shares Web data for a 
> 4-node Apache cluster. I'd like to switch to GlusterFS.
> Do I have to copy the files from the NFS storage to a GlusterFS one, 
> or may it work if I just install GlusterFS on that server, configuring 
> a GFS volume to the existing storage directory (assuming, of course, 
> the NFS server is shuuted down and not used anymore), then ls -lR?
What kind of GlusterFS configuration do you intend to use? Distribute, 
Replicate, or both?


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