[Gluster-users] Expand replicated bricks to more nodes/change replica count

Jeff White jaw171 at pitt.edu
Thu Oct 20 13:02:45 UTC 2011

I believe you will have to re-create your volume.

I have a feature request in for this too. 

Jeff White
Linux/Unix Systems Engineer
University of Pittsburgh - CSSD
Jaw171 at pitt.edu

On 10/20/2011 08:41 AM, Daniel Manser wrote:
> Hi list
> I have set up several volumes on a two-node Gluster setup using
> "replica 2" configurations. I would like to add two more nodes to the
> trusted pool so that all volumes are replicated on 4 nodes. I wonder
> if that can be done online, but after doing some research on this I
> didn't find evidence that it's possible to change the replica count
> _after_ the volume has been created.
> Would I have to stop the volumes, set up a new volume with a replica
> of 4, and then start the volume again? Or is there a way to do it
> online?
> Thanks
> Daniel
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