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

Mohit Anchlia mohitanchlia at gmail.com
Thu Aug 11 19:18:31 UTC 2011

On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 12:09 PM, Patrick J. LoPresti
<lopresti at gmail.com> wrote:
> First, thank you for your reply.
> On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 12:00 PM, Mohit Anchlia <mohitanchlia at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Assuming these bricks can be in different volumes.
> Sorry, I should have mentioned...  I want them to be part of the same
> (distributed) volume.

If it's same volume then I am not sure if it will work but you can try it out :)

>> 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
>> work.
> So specifically...
> Run one glusterd on server1.  Have "server1-eth1" and "server1-eth2"
> refer to the two interfaces.  Use "gluster peer probe server1-eth1"
> AND "gluster peer probe server1-eth2" (?)
> My concern is that this will be attempting to add the same server to

Don't they have different IP unless I misunderstood your
configuration. Are the NIC bonded?

> the trusted pool twice, which seems like a strange thing to do.
> Or did you just mean to add the server once, but then use the
> multi-home addresses when I create the volume?  As in:
>  gluster volume create my-vol transport tcp server1-eth1:/data1
> server1-eth2:/data2

If you want to try out you will also need to do peer probe with eth1
and eth2 IPs.

> ?
> I guess I can just try any or all of these, but it would be nice to
> know what the gluster developers would actually expect to work...
> Since upgrades do happen.
>  - Pat

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