justin at gluster.org
Mon Feb 10 13:23:11 UTC 2014
On Thu, 06 Feb 2014 14:52:44 -0600
"John G. Heim" <jheim at math.wisc.edu> wrote:
> Maybe this is a dumb question but do I have to set up an nfs server on
> one of the server peers in my gluster volume in order to connect to the
> volume with nfs?
In theory, NFS is supposed to be enabled/running by default.
Which version(s) of Gluster are use using?
> I did a port scan on a couple of the peers in my
> cluster and port 2049 was cloased.
If you run "gluster volume status", what does it show?
> I'm thinking maybe you have to
> configure an nfs server on one of the peers and it can read/write to the
> gluster volume like it would any disk. But then what do these commands do:
> gluster volume set <VOLNAME> nfs.disable off
> gluster volume set <VOLNAME> nfs.disable on
Yeah, they're more for disabling that NFS server that's
on by default, for the people that don't want it. :)
> The documentation on the gluster.org web site seems to imply that yu
> don't need an nfs server. It specifically says you need the nfs-common
> package on your servers. That would imply you don't need the
> nfs-kernel-server package, right? See:
This bit I'm not sure of. I'm using NFS purely for doing testing in
a local VM (Gluster 3.4 and Gluster 3.5 dev), and haven't used it
in any real world scenario's yet. :(
Does that help?
Regards and best wishes,
GlusterFS Project: http://www.gluster.org
Justin Clift <justin at gluster.org>
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