[Gluster-users] What is the right way to bring down a Glusterfs server for maintenance?

Carl Sirotic csirotic at evoqarchitecture.com
Wed Jul 3 20:07:43 UTC 2019

Very good, I will give this a try.

Thank you.


On 2019-07-03 3:56 p.m., John Strunk wrote:
> Nope. Just:
> * Ensure all volumes are fully healed so you don't run into split brain
> * Go ahead and shutdown the server needing maintenance
> ** If you just want gluster down on that sever node: stop glusterd and 
> kill the glusterfs bricks, then do what you need to do
> ** If you just want to power off: then shutdown -h as usual (don't 
> worry about stopping gluster)
> When you bring the server back up, glusterd and the bricks should 
> start, and the bricks should heal from the 2 replicas that remained up 
> during maintenance.
> -John
> On Wed, Jul 3, 2019 at 3:48 PM Carl Sirotic 
> <csirotic at evoqarchitecture.com <mailto:csirotic at evoqarchitecture.com>> 
> wrote:
>     I have a replica 3 cluster, 3 nodes with bricks and 2 "client" nodes,
>     that run the VMs through a mount of the data on the bricks.
>     Now, one of the bricks need maintenance and I will need to shut it
>     down
>     for about 15 minutes.
>     I didn't find any information on what I am suposed to do.
>     If I get this right, I am suposed to remove the brick completely from
>     the cluster and add them again when the maintenance is finished ?
>     Carl
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