[Gluster-users] Making the mount server/point highly available

Robert Hajime Lanning lanning at lanning.cc
Tue Oct 16 12:57:28 UTC 2012

On 10/16/12 01:26, Robert van Leeuwen wrote:
> Hello,
> I want to make sure that we can keep mounting gluster volumes even if
> one node is down.
> For this we would need something to keep the mount point highly available.
> Am I safe to assume that putting port 24007 behind our load-balancer
> will do this?
> As far as I can see regular gluster traffic does not use this port and
> it looks like it is used for the mount process.
> Is this correct?
> Can I safely do this or will bad things happen?

I use keepalived to keep a well known IP available for the volume info 
to be retrieved from.  Once the client has the volume info, it talks 
directly to the bricks.

Unless you are NFS mounting the volume...

Mr. Flibble
King of the Potato People

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