[Gluster-users] Time Machine network backup on a Gluster volume

Kaleb S. KEITHLEY kkeithle at redhat.com
Tue Nov 13 16:27:34 UTC 2018

On 11/13/18 11:15 AM, Kaleb S. KEITHLEY wrote:
> On 11/13/18 11:06 AM, Andrew Spott wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I would like to use a Gluster volume (3 disks over 3 nodes, replication
>> 3) as a time machine backup solution for a few Macbooks.
>> Has anyone done this kind of thing?  The Samba vfs_glusterfs plugin
>> seems to no longer be maintained
> The gluster VFS is maintained in Samba, see, e.g.
> https://github.com/samba-team/samba/blob/master/source3/modules/vfs_glusterfs.c
>> (https://github.com/gluster/samba-glusterfs), and I'm not sure if NFS is
>> supported for time machine backups.
> AFAIK timemachine is agnostic about the file system. My own home setup
> uses an afpoe file system mounted from my Airport Extreme.

Correction: afpfs (afpovertcp) file system mounted from an Airport Extreme.

I've been hearing for years that Apple has switched to SMB. My AE is
fairly new but I've never found a way to make it do SMB instead of AFP.



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