[DRBD-user] Intro questions

Yannis Milios yannis.milios at gmail.com
Mon Jun 25 09:33:11 CEST 2018

I believe that most of your questions can be answered by reading the DRBD
user's guide..


There are 2 versions of DRBD available at the moment, DRBD8 (for up to 2
nodes) and DRBD9 (for 2+ nodes).

On Mon, Jun 25, 2018 at 7:07 AM Alex <mysqlstudent at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I posted this message a few days ago and I'm not sure it was received.
> I'm really hoping someone can help.
> I'm trying to understand how drbd works and how all the different
> pieces go together. I first installed drbd on Linux many, many years
> ago, but it appears to be quite different and obviously more mature.
> I have a mail server with about 3TB of disk space for users. I'd like
> to create a completely different system on a completely different
> network and somehow provide a single interface for users to access
> their email.
> Does drbd typically work with a front-end system that helps to manage
> which system is active?
> Ideally I'd like a system where I can advertise a single IP address in
> DNS and have traffic routed to the currently active system but I don't
> really understand how all the pieces go together.
> Does drbd typically involve NFS? LVM?
> Is there a general overview doc that provides a description of typical
> configurations?
> What are the services that are available as open source as compared
> with the ones offered commercially by linbit?
> Thanks,
> Alex
> _______________________________________________
> drbd-user mailing list
> drbd-user at lists.linbit.com
> http://lists.linbit.com/mailman/listinfo/drbd-user
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.linbit.com/pipermail/drbd-user/attachments/20180625/c060a566/attachment-0001.htm>

More information about the drbd-user mailing list