[Gluster-users] Time Machine network backup on a Gluster volume
andrew.spott at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 15:50:27 UTC 2018
Time machine over a network seems to require *something* special. I
couldn't get it to work over a simple NFS share for example.
This document talks about some of the special requirements for the SMB
> The gluster VFS is maintained in Samba, see, e.g.
Ah! That is good to know. I was worried that gluster had decided to stop
supporting Samba. Does anyone know how to install this on Arch? There
doesn't seem to be a package for it, and it doesn't seem to be installed by
On Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 9:28 AM Kaleb S. KEITHLEY <kkeithle at redhat.com>
> 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/gluster/samba-glusterfs), and I'm not sure if NFS
> >> 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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