[Samba] Active/Passive Samba Cluster for Shared NFS Backend

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Thu Sep 18 10:20:06 MDT 2014

On Thu, Sep 18, 2014 at 09:43:55AM -0500, Sketch wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Sep 2014, Andrew Martin wrote:
> >Is it possible to do what I've described without needing to use CTDB
> >and a clustering filesystem?
> I haven't tried it, but I don't see why an NFS share wouldn't work
> as your "cluster filesystem" for CTDB.  I believe it just needs to
> be a shared volume that can be written to by all cluster members.

Well, at the very least you have to turn off posix locking.


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