[Gluster-users] initial pool setup -- bidirectional probe required?

Atin Mukherjee atin.mukherjee83 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 4 10:29:46 UTC 2017

You'd not need a bidirectional probe until and unless you want to assign
multiple IPs/host names to a particular peer.

On Fri, 3 Feb 2017 at 16:35, Joseph Lorenzini <jaloren at gmail.com> wrote:

> All:
> According to the docs, when you initially set up a gluster storage pool,
> the first two servers need to probe each other. However, after that, you
> add additional servers in by probing from a node that's already in the
> pool.
> However, when I follow the directions with gluster 3.8, the behavior
> doesn't seem to match up when I do the initial set up of two nodes. I probe
> from server 1 to server 2 but I do not probe from server 2 to server 1. My
> expectation would be that either the pool or peer commands would indicate
> the server 2 does not  "trust" server 1 but it in fact server 2 just
> indicates its successfully connected in a pool and server 1 is a trusted
> peer.
> In addition, if I do a probe from server 2 to server 1, it does not just
> say probe success. Instead it says, "probe successful host already in peer
> list".
> So here are my questions: is this initial probe each server from the other
> dance actually required? And if it is, is a there a way to tell through a
> command or looking at a log whether that's occurred or not?
> https://gluster.readthedocs.io/en/latest/Administrator%20Guide/Storage%20Pools/
> Thanks,
> Joe
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