[DRBD-user] DRBD w/ Postfix

Lars Ellenberg Lars.Ellenberg at linbit.com
Thu Jul 14 11:09:17 CEST 2005

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

/ 2005-07-13 14:48:42 -0700
\ Curtis Vaughan:
> I plan to put DRBD w/Heartbeat on a Debian (sarge) Postfix server w/ Courier-imap.
> My question is this. Obviously one directory structure that I will be
> synchronizing (making a drbd block device) would be /home However,
> although I would like to be able to synchronize all users  and their
> passwords, and all postfix settings, that would mean  making /etc also
> a drbd block device. But that's not possible now is  it - or not
> advisable as I would be synchronizing files that are box  specific
> (/etc/fstab, /etc/network/interfaces..., /etc/hostname, etc.).

please. you don't "make a directory a block device".

> An obvious solution would be an ldap server - but that is not an
> option for certain reasons. So, is there a way to accomplish this?

+ symlinks
+ rsync
+ csync2


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