[Samba] Mirrored samba servers.
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.
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.
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