[Gluster-users] Usage Question

Vikas Gorur vikas at gluster.com
Thu Sep 9 19:10:45 UTC 2010

On Sep 9, 2010, at 10:45 AM, Burnash, James wrote:

> Hi Arthur.
> Short answer - no. It will really screw things up, since the clients maintain the view of the Filesystem, not the servers.

This is correct. Manipulating the backend filesystem directly can cause inconsistencies and is not recommended. If you want your servers to access the data, you can have them mount GlusterFS and access through the mountpoint.

Vikas Gorur
Engineer - Gluster, Inc.

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