[Samba] Mirrored samba servers.

Oliver Schulze L. oliver at samera.com.py
Thu Apr 28 15:23:51 GMT 2005

Maybe you can use RAID1 and on top of that, LVM.
So you can just add 2 more disk for adding a new RAID1 and
then just resize your LVM partition.


Richmond Dyes wrote:

> Paul Gienger wrote:
>>> 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.

Oliver Schulze L.
<oliver at samera.com.py>

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