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Re: [Linux-cluster] Stateful Samba\CTDB Failover



Are you running Samba with CTDB on a cluster?

This question really belongs on the samba-technical mailing list since it
probably has more to do with Samba's state management than the underlying
cluster file system.

Chris -)-----

Justin Shafer wrote:
> I have read this on the mailing list..
> http://www.mail-archive.com/linux-cluster redhat com/msg08757.html
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> Basically I want a program called Dentrix which only does SMB1 before
> migrating to SQL, I want it to have a stateful failover which right now
> doesn’t seem possible with Samba. I read in that archive, that you guys
> are waiting for SMB2 and Durable File Handles for stateful failover.
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> Just one question. Microsoft can do this perfectly with failover server
> 2008, steel-eye, and xp as a client, and Dentrix doesn’t make durable
> file requests.. But somehow the failover is perfect with Microsoft.
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> With Samba, my mapped drive is always there during failover, no data
> loss, etc. But Dentrix will gripe and say “another file is open at a
> workstation” and I have to close and open the program. If Microsoft can
> do failover with Dentrix, Samba should be able to.. But of course saying
> it is easier then doing it, Im sure. It costs a lot to do it with MS.
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> -Justin Shafer
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