[Samba] LVS and SAMBA

Ciro Iriarte cyruspy at gmail.com
Wed Nov 3 08:25:00 MDT 2010

2010/11/3 Volker Lendecke <Volker.Lendecke at sernet.de>:
> On Wed, Nov 03, 2010 at 11:03:20AM -0300, Ciro Iriarte wrote:
>> Hi, would it be possible to  run two nodes with SAMBA+LDAP and a OCFS2
>> filesystem, with LVS load balancing WITHOUT CTDB?. This would be
>> relying only on OCFS2 file locking. The idea is to provide
>> authentication, HA file service and load balancing.
> That would cause data corruption. As far as I know (please
> correct me if I'm wrong) OCFS2 does not support the full
> semantics required for share modes, oplocks and all the
> other fancy cifs features that Samba provides. That's the
> point of the ctdb and clustered samba combo.
> Volker

Well, the new "cool" feature on OCFS2 is fcntl, apparently is not
enough. With CTDB I see that nodes use the same netbios name. How
would that affect domain controller feature?. I won't like to build
other server pair just for PDC/BDC....


Ciro Iriarte

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