[Samba] samba frond-end (load balancing)
abartlet at samba.org
Sun Mar 20 21:39:46 GMT 2005
On Sun, 2005-03-20 at 11:25 +0100, vmoravek at atlas.cz wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
> thanks for replay.
> My solution is little bit complicated, so I attach picture where this situation is drawed.
In short - any system where multiple Samba instances have read-write
access to the data must also have a shared locking implementation.
Currently, Samba3 does not provide such facilities, but developers of
distributed file-systems could work with Samba4 in an attempt to provide
I know VL has done some stuff with AFS as a distributed file-systems on
Samba3, but I'm not completely sure how it works.
Your other option is to have each Samba server handle a particular part
of the filesystem tree, and use MSDFS to show a single logical server.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College http://hawkerc.net
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