[Gluster-users] Add Arbiter Brick to Existing Distributed Replicated Volume

Dave Sherohman dave at sherohman.org
Fri Dec 7 12:53:30 UTC 2018

On Wed, Dec 05, 2018 at 12:37:29AM +0700, Lazuardi Nasution wrote:
> How to add arbiter brick to existing distributed replicated volume (for
> example 3x2)? I have try "gluster volume add-brick <VOLNAME> replica 3
> arbiter 1 <NEW-BRICK1> <NEW-BRICK2> <NEW-BRICK3>" where <NEW-BRICK1>,
> <NEW-BRICK2> and <NEW-BRICK3> is on the same host.

You have to supply the complete list of bricks in any add-brick command.
So if you have bricks D1-2, D1-2, D2-1, D2-2, D3-1, and D3-2, adding
arbiters (A-1 through A-3) would be

gluster volume add-brick MyVolume replica 3 arbiter 1 D1-1 D1-2 A-1 D2-1 D2-2 A-2 D3-1 D3-2 A-3

Dave Sherohman

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