[Samba] samba clustering anyone ?

ipguy ipguy at optushome.com.au
Tue Jul 15 08:24:17 GMT 2003

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Paul Eggleton" <paule at cjntech.co.nz>
To: "ipguy" <ipguy at optushome.com.au>
Sent: Tuesday, July 15, 2003 6:33 AM
Subject: RE: [Samba] samba clustering anyone ?

> ipguy wrote on Tuesday, 15 July 2003 12:13 a.m.:
> > just wondering if anyone has setup a samba cluster for
> > speed/failover/redundency ? i'd love to hear from you...
> So would I. One would assume that you would have to combine Samba with a
> replicating file system (eg. Coda or Intermezzo) as well as something
> like heartbeat in order to get this kind of functionality (never tried
> this though, and you're liable to run into locking and other issues).

The fs will need to be something like "OpenGFS" to make sure file locking is
not an issue...
I'd imagine any other cluster solution is possible as long as OpenGFS is

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