Setting up CTDB on OCFS2 and VMs ...

steve steve at
Mon Dec 8 08:27:40 MST 2014

On 08/12/14 15:52, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 8, 2014 at 5:54 AM, steve <steve at> wrote:
>> On 08/12/14 13:02, Min Wai Chan wrote:
>>> Which meant that
>>> We are running CTDB with not their initial design...
>>> And out of the design specification :)
>>> And not sure what will happen.
>>> That would be a nice way to put it...
>> So you've cluster samba without ctdb? What do you use for the IP takover (or
>> shuffle)?
> Well, you do not actually have clustered Samba without CTDB.
> You can also do IP address takeover with Pacemaker but it will not
> work as well with Samba.

So what are you talking about when you say:
  'What they have is not true clustering. It is simple HA. You
             really do
             not need CTDB for that.'

Samba shares on ocfs2 in an AD domain with pacemaker? If it were that 
easy, we'd have done it!

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