[Gluster-users] Gluster and public/private LAN

Whit Blauvelt whit.gluster at transpect.com
Tue Dec 18 23:03:48 UTC 2012

On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 03:26:57PM -0700, Shawn Heisey wrote:
> I have an idea I'd like to run past everyone.  Every gluster peer
> would have two NICs - one "public" and the other "private" with
> different IP subnets.  The idea that I am proposing would be to have
> every gluster peer have all private peer addresses in /etc/hosts,
> but the public addresses would be in DNS.  Clients would use DNS.
> The goal is to have all peer-to-peer communication (self-heal,
> rebalance, etc) happen on the private network, leaving all the
> bandwidth on the public network available for client connections.
> Will this work on 3.3.1 or newer? ...

Don't know. But works fine with 3.1.5. Seems like the right way to do it.
good NICs are cheap, relatively.


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