[Gluster-users] Exposing parts of a volume to specific clients?

Mike Hanby mhanby at uab.edu
Fri Nov 12 15:25:24 UTC 2010

So, to accomplish this right now I would need to disable the builtin NFS server, enable the OS NFS server, mount the Gluster file system and export as normal via /etc/exports?

Just brainstorming here,


-----Original Message-----
From: Shehjar Tikoo [mailto:shehjart at gluster.com] 
Sent: Thursday, November 11, 2010 10:47 PM
To: Mike Hanby
Cc: gluster-users at gluster.org
Subject: Re: [Gluster-users] Exposing parts of a volume to specific clients?

Mike Hanby wrote:
> Howdy,
> We have 18TB at our disposal to share via GlusterFS 3.1. My initial thought was to create a single volume, comprised of 18 x 1TB bricks. The volume will be used for user storage as well as storage for applications.
> Is there any way to create different exports for the various clients via NFS and Gluster client?
> For example, the server used by our user base should be able to mount the users directory on the gfs volume (nas-01:/gfs/users), where as the yum repository server should only be able to mount nas-01:/gfs/repo
> Essentially, I only want to expose what's necessary for each client machine to perform its roll.
> If this isn't possible directly within GlusterFS, I'm open to suggestions to rethink my strategy.

Not possible yet. Its on the ToDo list. Thanks

> Thanks,
> Mike
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