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

Olivier Le Cam Olivier.LeCam at crdp.ac-versailles.fr
Tue Feb 16 11:56:01 UTC 2010

Vikas Gorur wrote:
> Olivier Le Cam wrote:
>> Does it make sense to go that way? In fact, I don't have all the 
>> equipment required to switch to a (replicated/distributed) 4-bricks. 
>> This is why it came to my mind to do it step-by-step.
> Yes, the steps you outlined will work. Just export your existing volume 
> using GlusterFS.
> When you add a new volume for replication, do an 'ls -lR' to trigger 
> self-heal. Use the defrag
> script when you want to use distribute as well.

Thanks Vikas. BTW, might it be possible to have the same volume exported 
both by regular-NFS and GlusterFS at the same time in order to migrate 
my clients smoothly? Is there any risks to get GlusterFS confused and/or 
the ext3 volume damaged?


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