[Samba] Mirrored samba servers.

Richmond Dyes rdyes at monroehosp.org
Thu Apr 28 16:20:12 GMT 2005

Seems like the 3ware adapter is the best solution along with using the 
LVM.  I will look closely at this solution.
Thanks alot

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.
> http://www.3ware.com/products/parallel_ata.asp

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