[Samba] Samba CTDB with data coming via pNFS?
jrsmith at i3.com
Wed Jan 25 09:45:21 MST 2012
Does anyone know whether I'll encounter problems serving out CIFS using
Samba/CTDB where the servers are pNFS clients?
In more detail:
The servers are linux virtual machines running RHEL 6.2. They mount
volumes coming from the latest net app OS (which runs a pNFS service).
I'll then put samba and CTDB on of these machines to serve data to our
windows clients. Samba will authenticate to a windows AD. I'm not yet
sure how the authentication/acls will work.
I've run a similar configuration using GPFS as the backend filesystem
(fast for sequentail IO but challenged with metadata performance). Will
locking be an issue?
Thanks for any insight,
More information about the samba