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Gluster Storage for Oracle® Linux

User's Guide

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August 2019

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to Gluster Storage for Oracle Linux
1.1 About Gluster Storage for Oracle Linux
1.2 Notable Updates and New Features
1.3 Technical Preview
2 Installing Gluster Storage for Oracle Linux
2.1 Hardware and Network Requirements
2.2 Operating System Requirements
2.3 Enabling Access to the Gluster Storage for Oracle Linux Packages
2.4 Installing and Configuring Gluster
2.4.1 Preparing Oracle Linux Nodes
2.4.2 Installing the Gluster Server
2.5 Upgrading from Release 3.12 to Release 4.1
2.5.1 Performing an Online Upgrade
2.5.2 Performing an Offline Upgrade
2.5.3 Post Upgrade Requirements
2.5.4 Upgrading Gluster Clients
3 Using Gluster Storage for Oracle Linux
3.1 Creating the Gluster Trusted Storage Pool
3.2 Setting up Transport Layer Security (TLS)
3.3 Creating Gluster Volumes
3.3.1 Creating Distributed Volumes
3.3.2 Creating Replicated Volumes
3.3.3 Creating Distributed Replicated Volumes
3.3.4 Creating Dispersed Volumes
3.3.5 Creating Distributed Dispersed Volumes
3.4 Managing Gluster Volumes
3.4.1 Setting Volume Options
3.4.2 Starting a Volume
3.4.3 Stopping a Volume
3.4.4 Self Healing a Replicated Volume
3.4.5 Expanding a Volume
3.4.6 Shrinking a Volume
3.4.7 Deleting a Volume
3.5 Monitoring Gluster Volumes
3.5.1 Using the Volume Status Command
3.5.2 Using the Volume Profile Command
3.5.3 Using the Volume Top Command
3.6 Accessing Gluster Volumes
3.6.1 Accessing Volumes using NFS
3.6.2 Accessing Volumes using the Gluster Native Client (FUSE)
3.6.3 Accessing Volumes using Samba
4 Known Issues
4.1 Samba Access Fails with SELinux Enabled
4.2 Samba Access Fails on aarch64 Hardware
Gluster Terminology