[Gluster-users] Server side or client side AFR

Liam Slusser lslusser at gmail.com
Sat Apr 23 05:34:50 UTC 2011

Problem with server side AFR is you loose your redundancy in the event
that one of your server goes down because the client is only
connecting to one of the two servers.  So if your client is connected
to the server that went down, you're SOL.


On Fri, Apr 22, 2011 at 4:05 PM, Nobodys Home <n1shome at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I prefer server side AFR for my topology and I think it makes overall sense
> for most configurations.  However, I don't think the
> 3.1 documentation regarding the creation of a replicated distributed volume
> is server side after a bit of testing.  It seems like I'm in a bit of a
> pickle:
> 1.  Can I "only" expand volumes on the fly if I use the gluster cli to
> initially define my volumes?
> 2. Most of the examples regarding server side AFR "do not show" how to add
> bricks to a predifined server.vol configuration on the fly.  If there is a
> way to do this can I get help on this?
> Best Regards,
> Nobodys Home
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