[Gluster-users] Gluster quotas, NFS quotas, brick quotas, quota-tools
vshastry at redhat.com
Mon Mar 11 12:30:22 UTC 2013
Currently we don't have any method to import any back-end FS's quotas
On Saturday 02 March 2013 03:26 AM, Leonardo Boiko wrote:
> I'd like to try to migrate our NFS-based network to gluster, for replication.
> We currently use an ext4 filesystem with quota enabled. We have a
> couple thousand users (over LDAP), and their quotas vary wildly. We
> manage them with edquota(8) on the NFS server. There are many
> services which mount the NFS filesystem, and parse the output of
> /usr/bin/quota (a webmail, two mail servers, various webpages, etc.)
> I read the chapter on quotas in the admin guide, but I kind of don't
> understand yet how does Gluster directory quota relate to the usual
> quota stuff. Questions:
> - Is there any way to make Gluster use the ext4 disk quotas, or at
> least import them?
No, its not possible (at least) as of now. By the way using ext4
back-end and creating gluster volumes on existing data node is not
> - I don't think edquota will work anymore?
Gluster quota doesn't impair back-end FS quota behaviour, but gluster
knows nothing about that, so you can't have a volume wide quota
> - If I mount a gluster filesystem with type=glusterfs, will
> /usr/bin/quota be able to read quotas from it?
No, only way to manage gluster quota is from glusterd (gluster
management daemon) commands.
> - If not, can I otherwise read my quotas from the client?
> - If I mount a gluster filesystem using NFS, can the client read
> quotas with /usr/bin/quota as usual?
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