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

César E. Portela cportela at santafe.gov.ar
Fri Jan 26 12:47:47 UTC 2018

El 25-01-2018 22:27, Ravishankar N escribió:
> 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?

Hi Ravishankar

I make external full/incremental backup the applicattion's data. Only 
one server, not all. I not using special features the gluster.
I think if I need restore files, .glusterfs it is rebuilt when I copy 
the files in the filesystem. Is this correct?

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