[Gluster-users] Gluster server and multi-homing, again

Mohit Anchlia mohitanchlia at gmail.com
Thu Aug 11 19:00:41 UTC 2011

On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 11:48 AM, Patrick J. LoPresti
<lopresti at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello.  I want to achieve the following with my Gluster configuration.
> Each server has two fast local RAID partitions (let's call them /data1
> and /data2) and two 10GigE network ports (let's call them eth1 and
> eth2).
> I want all communication with /data1 to happen via eth1 and all
> communication with /data2 to happen via eth2.

Assuming these bricks can be in different volumes.

I haven't done it yet, somone else might have more experience, but I
think if you created 2 storage trusted pools on separate IPs it should
> My application has just a handful of clients and servers, but I need
> the highest possible performance for reading and writing single large
> (100-1000 GiB) files.  This is why I want to segregate the traffic
> between the two 10GigE interfaces.
> All of my clients will be mounting the cluster using the gluster native client.
> I think I can do this simply by running two glusterd processes on each
> server, having them use separate /etc/glusterd working directories,
> each binding to a different interface and serving up a different
> partition.  Except I do not know how to tell glusterd to read from
> (e.g.) /etc/glusterd1 instead of /etc/glusterd.
> Could someone tell me how to arrange this, short of hacking the source
> code to build two different glusterd binaries?  Or suggest another way
> to achieve my objective?
> Thanks.
>  - Pat
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