[Gluster-users] geo replication help
M S Vishwanath Bhat
vbhat at redhat.com
Mon Aug 18 09:14:25 UTC 2014
On 18/08/14 14:35, M S Vishwanath Bhat wrote:
> On 15/08/14 15:55, Niels de Vos wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 04:17:11PM +0530, M S Vishwanath Bhat wrote:
>>> On 13/08/14 02:27, David F. Robinson wrote:
>>>> I was hoping someone could help me debug my geo-replication under
>>>> gluster 3.5.2.
>>>> I am trying to use geo-replication to create a lagged backup of my
>>>> data. What I wanted to do was to turn off the geo-replication
>>>> (gluster volume geo-replication homegfs
>>>> gfsib01bkp.corvidtec.com::homegfs_bkp stop) during the day, and
>>>> then turn it back on at midnight to allow the remote system to
>>>> If I stop the geo-replication, delete a file, and then restart the
>>>> geo-replication, the deletion never shows up on the slave system.
>>> >From the website below, I thought that it would pick up these
>>>> changes. Any suggestions for how I can get the changes made while
>>>> the geo-replication is stopped to propagate after restart the
>>> This is a known issue with glusterfs-3.5.2. The problem is xsync can
>>> not handle deletes and renames. So when you restart the geo-rep, the
>>> change detection mechanism falls back to xsync even though the
>>> Changelog was ON, the whole time. So deletes and renames won't be
>>> propagated to slave in 3.5.2
>>> The patch to fix this issue is already submitted and is present in
>>> glusterfs master branch. The fix should be available in
>>> glusterfs-3.6 soon.
>> Can you point me to the bug/patch, or clone the bug for 3.5 and provide
>> a backport?
> Apologies to the delay. We had long weekend and I was out of town
> having no access to emails.
> The issue was some design limitation/flaw with xsync in 3.5. And the
> issue is fixed by introducing changelog history APIs. These changes
> are present only in upstream as of now. Not sure if it can be
> backported to 3.5 but should be included in 3.6 at least.
> I am cc'ing Aravinda, who is maintaining of geo-rep. He would provide
> the list of bugs/patches which should be backported.
Forgot to cc :P
> Best Regards,
>>> Best Regards,
>>>> */gluster volume geo-replication <master_volume>
>>>> <slave_volume>::<slave_volume> stop [force]/*
>>>> Force option is to be used, when one of the node (or glusterd in
>>>> one of the node) is down. Once stopped, the session can be
>>>> restarted any time. Note that upon restarting of the session, the
>>>> change detection mechanism falls back to xsync mode. This happens
>>>> even though you have changelog generating journals, while the
>>>> geo-rep session is stopped.
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