[Gluster-users] [3.3 beta3] When should the self-heal daemon be triggered?

Geoff Galitz ggalitz at shutterstock.com
Thu May 3 10:14:00 UTC 2012

>> I then ran the command:
>> gluster volume heal testvol
>> After I ran that, there was some activity, and now all the files were  
>> populated.
>> Was that supposed to happen automatically, eventually, or am I missing  
>> something about how the self-heal daemon works?
> The self-heal daemon triggers a crawl once every 600 seconds. If you  
> wait out that interval, you should be able to see self-heals happening  
> automatically. Else you can trigger it explicitly the way you did.

As a follow-up question to that: does this all apply to gluster 3.2.4  
also?  And if you manually trigger a self-heal (via doing a find + stat as  
some of us were originally trained) multiple times within a 10 minute  
window, will that cause a problem?

Geoff Galitz, ggalitz at shutterstock.com
WebOps Engineer, Europe
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