[Gluster-users] Usage Question

Arthur Taylor ataylor761 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 9 18:48:44 UTC 2010

Based on what I had read, that seemed to be the case. Thanks for the reply.

On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 1:45 PM, Burnash, James <jburnash at knight.com> wrote:

> Hi Arthur.
> Short answer - no. It will really screw things up, since the clients
> maintain the view of the Filesystem, not the servers.
> More details available on this list.
> James Burnash, Unix Engineering
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> Subject: [Gluster-users] Usage Question
> I have a simple question regarding GlusterFS's usage. Let's suppose I'm
> exporting a home directory via GlusterFS from a server to a few client
> machines. Is it ok if users login into the server to create and edit files?
> I'm not interested in using features such as Automated File Replication.
> I'm just wondering whether it is safe to manipulate files directly on the
> server.
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