Large-scale Samba installs?
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at nts.umn.edu
Fri Aug 18 17:30:12 GMT 2000
> I hate to clutter up the samba-technical mailing list with a general
Understood. The problems are being worked on.
> I'm pretty sure I can make Samba work in a symmetric failover
> situation by running two separate instances of Samba and binding only
> to the appropriate interface in each (the cluster does IP address
> takevoer in the event of a failover). My guess is that this is what
> HP does in their packaging of Samba for their HA servers. This would
> be a major selling point for Samba, since the commercial product can't
> do this (i.e. half of our cluster is basically sitting idle)... though
> of course they promise that it will be "supported in the next release"
There has been work on this. I don't know the status but someone on the
list probably will.
Folks: Who's got High Availability running?
Christopher R. Hertel -)----- University of Minnesota
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