[Gluster-users] NFS export issue with GlusterFS 3.1

Shehjar Tikoo shehjart at gluster.com
Tue Nov 2 05:28:51 UTC 2010

Bernard Li wrote:
> Hi Shehjar:
> On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 12:34 AM, Shehjar Tikoo <shehjart at gluster.com> wrote:
>> Thats not recommended but I can see why this is needed. The simplest way to
>> run the nfs server for the two replicas is to simply copy over the nfs
>> volume file from the current nfs server. It will work right away. The volume
>> file below will not.
> Thanks, that worked.  I copied /etc/glusterd/nfs/nfs-server.vol to the
> other server, started glusterfsd and I could mount the volume via NFS
> on a client.
>> Performance will also drop because now both your replicas are another
>> network hop away. I guess the ideal situation would be to allow gnfs to run
>> even when there is already a server running. Its on the ToDo list.
> That would be good.  However, would it also be possible for this other
> server to join as a non-contributing peer (i.e. it's not sharing its
> disk) but act only as the NFS server?  This way I don't need to copy
> over the volume file manually and leave it to glusterd to set
> everything up.  Would be a nice stop-gap workaround until you guys can
> implement the above mentioned feature.

"non-contributing peer".....I like the sound of that. ;-)

I think we'll be better of with a quick fix to the port problem. Let me 
see what I can do.


> Cheers,
> Bernard

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