[Samba] Fileserver Failover with AD and Gluster

Sven Schwedas sven.schwedas at tao.at
Mon Feb 2 05:30:53 MST 2015

On 2015-02-02 12:56, Lars Hanke wrote:
> I currently plan to move my storage to Gluster. One of the anticipated
> advantages is to have Gluster replicate data among physical nodes, i.e.
> if one node dies the file service can live on.
> AD for authentication also replicates nice on distinct physical nodes.
> So the remaining single point of failure is the samba file service. Is
> there something more intelligent than:
> if not \\severA\share -> try: \\serverB\share?

Use a common domain name for both servers (what AD does internally for
authentication), or use IP-based failover via Samba's CTDB.

Mit freundlichen Grüßen, / Best Regards,
Sven Schwedas
TAO Beratungs- und Management GmbH | Lendplatz 45 | A - 8020 Graz
Mail/XMPP: sven.schwedas at tao.at | +43 (0)680 301 7167

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