[Gluster-users] Best practice: Scaling down / Removing Servers

Harry Mangalam harry.mangalam at uci.edu
Sat Apr 14 17:46:15 UTC 2012

As I read the new 3.3b3 FAQ, yes.   The remove-brick feature can do 
this (altho I have not yet tried it - maybe later this next week).



On Saturday 14 April 2012 02:36:41 Philip wrote:
> We have some issues with the RAID-Controller of our gluster
> servers. We decided to buy complete new servers to replace the
> others but it is quite unclear how to perform this task without
> downtime.
> It is possible to add the new servers to the volume, rebalance it
> and then get all the data off the old servers and remove them
> after this?

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