[ovirt-users] oVirt Hosted Engine and gluster mount -> native nfs?

Jason Brooks jbrooks at redhat.com
Fri May 2 16:43:33 UTC 2014

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Andrew Lau" <andrew at andrewklau.com>
> To: "users" <users at ovirt.org>
> Sent: Thursday, May 1, 2014 10:30:47 PM
> Subject: [ovirt-users] oVirt Hosted Engine and gluster mount -> native nfs?
> Hi,
> I'm having many issues with the inbuilt gluster nfs server (crashing
> and disconnecting). I was wondering, if anyone's tried exporting the
> gluster mount through glusterfs and then running a NFS server locally?

I haven't tried this, but I'm testing gluster nfs w/ ctdb & a virtual IP
and that seems to be working so far...


> eg.
> storage servers (gluster) -> hypervisor (gluster client -> export nfs
> of gluster client)
> Does this pose any issues with sanlock if there are then multiple nfs
> servers? I've been simply mounting the nfs servers as
> localhost:/hosted-engine as it means another host can die without
> effecting the nfs connection. My only concern would be regarding
> sanlock/nfslock as there'd be multiple NFS servers.
> Thoughts?
> Thanks,
> Andrew
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