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An open source, distributed, network-attached, storage file system capable of scaling to several petabytes and handling thousands of clients.

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Problems mounting GlusterFS when starting up pod (in Kubernetes)

Just to give a bit of background - I have a 3 node GlusterFS cluster running, and I made sure to test it works by mounting a few directories on some servers. I also tested a mount on the Kubernetes ...
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XFS, GlusterFS v5.5 and the Year-2038 problem

I tried out default retention periods e.g. to set the Retention date to 2071. When I did the WORMing, everything seems to be OK. From FUSE and also at Brick-Level, the retention was set to 2071 on all ...
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Resilient Gluster mount

According to https://gluster.readthedocs.io/en/latest/Administrator%20Guide/Setting%20Up%20Clients/#mounting-volumes The server specified in the mount command is only used to fetch the gluster ...
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file lock existence check on remote host

I want to check the existence of file lock on a file in gluster file system. So that I can see from any host that whether file lock is held by any process (remote or local) on file in gluster file ...
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Adding brick volume to gluster fails

I created a 2TB volume to increase space on home directory. I created the partition: $ parted /dev/xvdb mklabel gpt $ parted -s /dev/xvdb mkpart primary ext4 1 100% Formatted the partition: $ mkfs....
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GlusterFS graceful reboot of brick

TL;DR What is the best/simplest way to reboot a gluster node (containing a replicated brick) in such a way that it doesn't impact (i.e. freeze) the remaining cluster? Longer story: I'm configuring ...
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How to install GlusterFS on Core OS?

I have provisioned a kubernetes cluster across CoreOS hosts with kubespray, and am trying to setup container native storage with gluster-kubernetes. The problem I am running into is that CoreOS has ...
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GlusterFS peer rejected and no data replication following reboot

I'm experimenting with glusterfs on ubuntu16.04. Setup consists of: Gluster-server node1: ubuntu16-2 Gluster-server node2: ubuntu16-3 Gluster-client: ubuntu16-1 I've setup a gluster volume named '...
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gluster rebalance failure

gluster rebalance is failing after the rebalance and brick is also going down after running the rebalance. The output and logs are as follow: $ gluster --mode=script --wignore volume status Status ...
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Puppet exec command runs successfully but doesn't make the needed changes

I am trying to make some changes on my Ubuntu 16.04 server using puppet exec to run commands to make those changes. When I run puppet, the command is executed successfully but puppet exec doesn't make ...
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Puppet Gluster Volume Error

I am getting this error when I add a gluster volume and run puppet agent -t: Error: Could not retrieve catalog from remote server: Error 500 on SERVER: Server Error: Evaluation Error: Error while ...
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How to force glusterfs peer to attempt to reconnect to rebooted node?

I have a six-node glusterfs cluster running. This morning, I noticed that one of the machines was behaving strangely, so I rebooted it, just to be safe - a manual STONITH, if you will. After ...
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Error: Systemd start for glusterfs-server failed

I keep getting the error below when I run puppet agent -t but when I check the gluster service, the service is already running. What do I need to do to fix this error that I keep getting? Error: ...
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GlusterFS replicated volume auto failover not working

I have two nodes that have a replicated gluster volume. Then a third node that has mounted that volume using the following mount string in /etc/fstab: node1,node2:/gv0 /glustermount glusterfs ...
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Symlinks not working on GlusterFS Fuse mount

I am running GlusterFS 3.11.3 on CentOS 7 64-bit in an OpenVZ environment. Since I am not the datacenter owner and the OpenVZ hosts don't allow sys_admin privileges to virtual machines, I have ...
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GlusterFS - Unable to list files within a specific directory on a Gluster fuse mount point

We have a single volume 'gvol0' which is split across two nodes (replicated), server1 and server2: Here is the sanitised volume info: Volume Name: gvol0 Type: Replicate Volume ID: ...
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Ubuntu/GlusterFS: Unable to create thinly provisioned volume from previously created pool using lvcreate

I'm testing out glusterfs, and was following this guide on creating setting up volumes. I ran into an error when trying to create a thinly provisioned volume. This is the section Create a thinly ...
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Mount is denied mounting GlusterFS point at boot

I have a simple 2 brick replication using two nodes. I am trying to make the mount point for the volume mount automatically at boot. I have tried various solutions such as here and here, but most of ...
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GlusterFS replicated volume - mounting issue

I'm running GlusterFS using 2 servers (ST0 & ST1) and 1 client (STC), and the volname is rep-volume. I surfed the net, and read all articles explaining how to fix mounting issues but ...
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sharing a drive over the network

I want to share a drive over the Local Area Network so that I can use it for building system images (my machine itself doesn't have that much storage and I'd prefer to use a drive over the network ...
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Redhat : “gluster volume status” shows NFS Server on localhost as N/A and Offline

I have 2 Nodes GlusterFS setup on 2 Redhat 6.7 Servers. (GlusterFS versions are both 3.7.12) Then the "NFS Server on localhost" status on one Server shows "n/a" and Online "N", while it is showing all ...
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Synchronising millions of files between two Linux servers

I have a server which exports a directory containing ~7 million files (mostly images) from its local disk to network clients via NFS. I need to add a second one for the sake of HA, and to keep it in ...
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HTTP Session Management while using Nginx as in “Round Robin” mode Load-balancer?

I'm trying to load-balance "2 Web Servers (running Apache/PHP)" by putting nginx in front of them. But I need to use Round Robin algorithm but when I do this, I can't manage to have the stable ...
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How will glusterFS performance degrade (if at all) with > 2 nodes

I have two API service nodes one Amazon Web Services. These nodes are mostly for servicing API calls. They also serve some image content. There's a load balancer in the front so that URL http://...
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How do you find out why a GlusterFS peer was rejected?

I tried adding a new peer to my gluster cluster, but it's saying the peer is rejected. I've poured through all of my logs but cannot find any hints. Magnum-pi and Apple-pi are running gluster 3.7.3 ...
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GlusterFS how to failover (smartly) if a mounted Server is failed?

In GlusterFS, lets say i have 2 Nodes (Servers) on a Volume. Lets say the volume info is something like this: Volume Name: volume-www Brick1: gluster-server-01:/volume-www/brick Brick2: gluster-...
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mysql high availablity for LAMP application (ubuntu 14.04)

im trying to achieve HIGH Availability (HA) for a LAMP application(News Portal website) which might be of interest to many unfamiliar users.For files im using Glusterfs (replica) for redundancy ...
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GlusterFS use Geo-replication or normal gluster?

We have 4 offices with ipsec lan2lan over fibre net (20-100 mbit on eache office, except one office with 10 mbit fibre). Latency is below 20 ms (between to of the offices with fastest network we have ...