[Samba] add a second file server for HA

Taylor, Jonn jonnt at taylortelephone.com
Wed Jul 2 07:52:39 MDT 2014

On 07/02/2014 08:30 AM, steve wrote:
> 4.1.6 dual AD DC domain with a single 4.1.6 file server (fs)
> Hi
> We'd like to add another fail-over fs to our domain. Due to all the
> conflicting (old?) documentation out there we would like to hear from
> any user here who has implemented this _recently_. By implemented we
> mean actually done it and are using it themselves. So,
> 1. is it doable?
> 2. could anyone list the acronyms we must use?
> 3. has anyone who has it working written documentation for others?
> Any help most gratefully received and we promise that any information
> leading to a successful implementation shall be documented in plain
> English the moment testing has finished.
> TIA,
> Steve
We run an HA cluster using pacemaker, samba 3.6, ctdb and drbd for many
years. I have tested this from the samba wiki and it works. The only
problem we had was smb2 in samba 4.x is very slow.


This is basis on our current setup. The only difference is we are using
CentOS 6.



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