[Linux-cluster] NFS Export Information

Lon Hohberger lhh at redhat.com
Wed Aug 22 15:40:01 UTC 2007

On Tue, Aug 21, 2007 at 01:25:25PM -0400, Michael Patrimonio wrote:
> Greetings,
> After a test failover of NFS, I noticed that the export information for the directories that were moved to the standby server with the service are still beings listed in the output of the "exportfs" command on the primary server. They are also coming up on the standby server, where the service is currently running and the files systems (and their directories) are currently located.

> Doesn't the failover process cleanup after itself by removing the entries it adds into the list of exported directories? If not, will the extraneous (and, basically, worthless) entries ever present a problem?

They're supposed to be removed.  Unless you're using /etc/exports, which
the cluster software won't manage...

> As information: the systems are running RHEL 4 Update 5 with RH Cluster Suite and "ext3" (not "GFS") in an active/active configuration.

Could you show us how it's configured at this point?

Lon Hohberger - Software Engineer - Red Hat, Inc.

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