TheStraightTech: GlusterFS Over NFS, Virtual IP Migration, and Replication

Community linchpin Jjulian has posted a helpful HOWTO on How GlusterFS NFS works when migrating a virtual IP in a replicated volume:

How Virtual IP Migration works with GlusterFS NFS and a replicated volume:

Given [a] simple setup, where a client is connected via NFS to Server_A, the client communicates with a glusterfs client that’s designed to be an nfs server. This client loads a “vol” file with a specific nfs translator in order to accomplish this. The rest of that “vol” file works exactly like the FUSE client in that it connects via the distribute and replicate or stripe translators to the bricks via the servers.

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