[Gluster-users] What is glustershd ?

Philippe Muller philippe.muller at gmail.com
Tue Jun 12 15:13:08 UTC 2012

Reading again the glustershd-server.vol, I saw the seal-healing options, so
I guess the glustershd means "Gluster self healing daemon" ?
But when/how is it used ?

On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 4:17 PM, Philippe Muller
<philippe.muller at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi Gluster users !
> In the process of upgrading a Gluster 3.0.0 platform to 3.3.0, I'm trying
> to understand how GlusterFS 3.3.0 is working.
> I can't find any documentation which explains what's the role of
> glustershd.
> The only thing I (think I) understand is that the glustershd-server.vol is
> only generated for replicated volumes. It contains a cluster/replicate
> volume which replicate my bricks. It's the same pattern I found in
> <volname>-fuse.vol.
> I guess <volname>-fuse.vol is the volfile used by gluster clients to mount
> the volume.
> But what about glustershd-server.vol, and the gluster instance using it ?
> What part of gluster communicates with glustershd ?
> Thanks for your help!
> Philippe
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