[Gluster-users] How to know clients currently connected ?

anthony garnier sokar6012 at hotmail.com
Tue Sep 6 13:09:43 UTC 2011

Thank you for those answers. I'll investigate UCARP and autofs and give you feedback


> Date: Tue, 6 Sep 2011 09:00:31 -0400
> From: whit.gluster at transpect.com
> To: sokar6012 at hotmail.com
> CC: whit.gluster at transpect.com; gluster-users at gluster.org
> Subject: Re: [Gluster-users] How to know clients currently connected ?
> >    In my understanding of autofs is that it will mount as you need the
> >    filesystem but will it remount the FS when there is a server crash ?
> Anthony,
> I haven't specifically tested it in this precise context, but in general
> that's exactly what it does. We went to using autofs because we had a server
> that was prone to crash. With autofs, as soon as that server came back up,
> it got remounted. Very reliable for that.
> When a server crashes the mount goes away. When you ask for a filesystem
> with autofs, if it's not there, it tries to mount it. I don't see how it can
> even know if you've switched which system has the IP and filesystem it's
> trying to mount. I know for sure it works well in a setup with
> DRBD/Heartbeat/NFS, so it ought to work as well for Gluster/UCARP/NFS. From
> autofs's perspective, it's just NFS.
> Whit
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