[Gluster-users] Storage Platform First Node Failure

Bala.JA bala at gluster.com
Mon Feb 22 16:19:48 UTC 2010

Distributed management console is in our road map which will allow admin to use any storage server as management console at any given time.


Bala.JA wrote:
> First server is serving web UI and most of server management is done 
> through it.  If first server is down, running volumes keep continue to 
> serve and depending on the volume type, some of the files served by 
> first server may be missing on mount point.
> Regards,
> Bala
> Bo Molocznik wrote:
>> Hello,
>> What happens when the first node fails (and is not coming back) when 
>> using the storage platform?
>> We're using mirroring so our clients continue to have access and we 
>> have a backup of the configuration so we're not concerned about data 
>> loss.  We are not seeing how to get the "first server / management 
>> server" back online though by either making another server the 
>> management server or installing a new server as the "first server" and 
>> then restoring the configuration.
>> Any insight is appreciated.
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