[Gluster-users] Files losing permissions

Joel Young jdy at cryregarder.com
Thu Aug 1 19:32:23 UTC 2013

I am not seeing exactly that, but I am experiencing the permission for
the root directory of a gluster volume reverting from a particular
user.user to root.root ownership.  I have to periodically do a "cd
/share; chown user.user . "

On Thu, Aug 1, 2013 at 12:25 PM, Justin Dossey <jbd at podomatic.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a relatively-new GlusterFS 3.3.2 4-node cluster in
> distributed-replicated mode running in a production environment.
> After adding bricks from nodes 3 and 4 (which changed the cluster type from
> simple replicated-2 to distributed-replicated-2), I've discovered that files
> are randomly losing their permissions.  These are files that aren't being
> accessed by our clients-- some of them haven't been touched for years.
> When I say "losing their permissions", I mean that regular files are going
> from 0644 to 0000 or 1000.
> Since this is a real production issue, I run a parallel find process to
> correct them every ten minutes.  It has corrected approximately 40,000 files
> in the past 18 hours.
> Is anyone else seeing this kind of issue?  My searches have turned up
> nothing so far.
> --
> Justin Dossey
> CTO, PodOmatic
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