Samba High Availability
jlemay at njmc.com
Fri Aug 13 23:34:47 GMT 1999
This is what I was thinking. Compaq ASR to be presise!
Off topic: Anyone using the Linux driver for the Compaq raid controller?
David Collier-Brown wrote:
> Benjamin Suto wrote:
> | We're using Samba, and it's working very well, however I'm
> | in finding out what approaches would work for having some sort of
> | redundancies in place in case the main server crashes. Is there
> | anything in place for Samba in order to have some sort of backup in
> | place in case the main server crashes.
> If you're doing a full-fledged "bring up new server with
> same ip address and disks" kind of failover, samba
> will work automagically.
> At the opposite extreme, you can have a commented-out
> section in the smb.conf file that brings up a virtual
> server for another department, and put it in place
> manually when the other department's server blows up.
> In between is in between (:-))
> If this is on a Sun, sen me mail and I'll ask a
> real clusters Guru...
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