[Gluster-users] Migration path from native Gluster-NFS towards NFS-Ganesha

Gambit15 dougti+gluster at gmail.com
Mon Jan 16 18:51:13 UTC 2017

Why are you using NFS for using Gluster with oVirt? oVirt is natively able
to mount Gluster volumes via FUSE, which is *far* more efficient!


On 12 January 2017 at 18:36, Giuseppe Ragusa <giuseppe.ragusa at hotmail.com>

> Hi all,
> In light of the future removal of native Gluster-NFS (and also because of
> a worrying bug that causes NFS crashes, see https://bugzilla.redhat.com/
> show_bug.cgi?id=1381970 then http://www.gluster.org/
> pipermail/gluster-users/2016-November/029333.html and recently
> http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2017-January/029632.html )
> I'm planning to move towards NFS-Ganesha.
> I have a couple of questions for which I could not find answers on the
> available docs (sorry if I missed something):
> 1) Is it possible (and advisable, in production too) today (3.8.x) to
> configure a GlusterFS based cluster to use NFS-Ganesha (as NFS v3/v4
> solution) and Samba (as CIFS solution) both controlled by CTDB as a highly
> available *and* load balanced (multiple IPs with DNS round-robin, not
> active/passive) storage solution? (note: I mean *without* using a full
> Pacemaker+Corosync stack)
> 2) If the answer to the above question is "yes", is the above above
> mentioned solution capable of coexisting with oVirt in an hyperconverged
> setup (assuming replica 3 etc. etc.)?
> Many thanks in advance to anyone who can answer the above and/or point me
> to any relevant resources/docs.
> Best regards,
> Giuseppe
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