[Samba] Mirrored samba servers.

Paul Gienger pgienger at ae-solutions.com
Thu Apr 28 13:48:58 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.
> The problem is he has an ata system.  If we went with a raid, we would 
> want a 0,1 raid. striped with mirroring and I can't find a raid ata 
> card to do that.


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Applied Engineering Inc.
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