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

Joe Julian joe at julianfamily.org
Tue Oct 16 13:34:50 UTC 2012

On 10/16/2012 06:32 AM, Robert van Leeuwen wrote:
>>> Am I safe to assume that putting port 24007 behind our load-balancer
>>> will do this?
>> Use round-robin DNS or the backupvolfile-server mount option.
> I understand there are different solutions but I would prefer a solution based on a loadbalancer.
> The loadbalancer option simply has the least drawbacks for our us if it works reliably.
No, a loadbalancer will not work. The correct way is to use rrDNS or the 
backupvolfile-server mount option.

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