[Samba] Mirrored samba servers.

Paul Gienger pgienger at ae-solutions.com
Thu Apr 28 12:54:12 GMT 2005

> I have a customer that is using 250 gig drives for his business data.  
> I have been using rsync to keep mirror copies of his data on a second 
> machine.  In the last 3 months I have lost 2 of four drives, the last 
> one being the system drive.  I have been doing a manual switchover. 
> Each time rsync runs, I copy my samba conf files, passwd, shadow and 
> group files from etc.  Has anyone setup a HA configuration for samba 
> servers on separate machines. If so, where can I get information for 
> this kind of setup?

This isn't going to answer your question, but...

I'm curious... has your client heard of RAID?  It sounds like you would 
be well served with a simple set of mirrored drives.

Paul Gienger                    Office: 701-281-1884
Applied Engineering Inc.
Systems Architect               Fax:    701-281-1322
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