[Gluster-users] It necessary make backup the .glusterfs directory ?

Ravishankar N ravishankar at redhat.com
Fri Jan 26 01:27:14 UTC 2018

On 01/25/2018 02:14 AM, César E. Portela wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have two glusterfs servers and doing the backup of these is very 
> slow, when it does not fail.
> I have thousand and thousand and thousand files...
> Apparently the directory .glusterfs has some responsibility for the 
> backup failure.
> Is necessary to make a backup of the .glusterfs directory?

Not sure what kind of backup you're doing but .glusterfs contents are 
essential for things to work properly. Have you tried using 
replication/geo-replication/volume snapshot features that gluster provides?

> Thanks in advance.

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