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In the last blog, we went through the basics of Geo-replication and its different deployment services. In this blog, we will be going through the setup step-by-step. 🚶


You have at least 2 Virtual Machines (VMs). One of them will hold the main volume 💾 and the other one will…

What is Quota?

Dictionary Meaning: 📓

A limited quantity of a particular product which under official controls can be produced, exported or imported.

In terms of storage: 💾

A quota is a fixed amount of storage that can be consumed by an individual to store data on the file system. …


What is Geo-replication?

Geo-replication systems are designed to enhance the distribution of data across geographically distributed data networks. This is aimed to improve the response time for applications such as web portals. Geo-replication can be achieved using software, hardware, or a combination of the two.

Gluster and Geo-replication

Geo-replication gives a distributed, continuous, asynchronous, and incremental…


On running gluster volume geo-replication <main vol> <secondary-host>::<secondary volume> start you get

geo-replication start failed for <primary vol> <secondary host>::<secondary volume>
geo-replication command failed


OSError: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory.

Log File 📁

/var/log/glusterfs/geo-replication/<main vol>_<secondary host>_<secondary_vol>/gsyncd.log

You can cat the above file and find the following error…

Ayush Ujjwal

Flutter | Google Actions | Gluster

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