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GlusterFS 6 : Add Nodes (Bricks)
2021/03/22
 
Add Nodes (Bricks) to existing Cluster.
                                  |
+----------------------+          |          +----------------------+
| [GlusterFS Server#1] |10.0.0.51 | 10.0.0.52| [GlusterFS Server#2] |
|   node01.srv.world   +----------+----------+   node02.srv.world   |
|                      |          |          |                      |
+----------------------+          |          +----------------------+
           ⇑                      |                      ⇑
     file1, file3 ...             |               file2, file4 ...
                                  |
+----------------------+          |
| [GlusterFS Server#3] |10.0.0.53 |
|   node03.srv.world   +----------+
|                      |
+----------------------+

[1]
Install GlusterFS to a New Node, refer to here, and then Create a directory for GlusterFS volume on the same Path with other Nodes.
[2] Add a New Node to existing Cluster on a node. (OK on any existing node)
# probe new node

[root@node01 ~]#
gluster peer probe node03

peer probe: success.
# confirm status

[root@node01 ~]#
gluster peer status

Number of Peers: 2

Hostname: node02
Uuid: 4d51b847-3ac7-47b9-aa2e-e1c70542b1b6
State: Peer in Cluster (Connected)

Hostname: node03
Uuid: 191c5560-7472-4e61-9ee1-1807f4242a11
State: Peer in Cluster (Connected)

# confirm existing volume

[root@node01 ~]#
gluster volume info


Volume Name: vol_distributed
Type: Distribute
Volume ID: 8aacffe1-82f7-4ac1-a364-0f4c0fce24bf
Status: Started
Snapshot Count: 0
Number of Bricks: 2
Transport-type: tcp
Bricks:
Brick1: node01:/glusterfs/distributed
Brick2: node02:/glusterfs/distributed
Options Reconfigured:
features.quota-deem-statfs: on
features.inode-quota: on
features.quota: on
transport.address-family: inet
nfs.disable: on

# add new node

[root@node01 ~]#
gluster volume add-brick vol_distributed node03:/glusterfs/distributed

volume add-brick: success
# confirm volume info

[root@node01 ~]#
gluster volume info


Volume Name: vol_distributed
Type: Distribute
Volume ID: 8aacffe1-82f7-4ac1-a364-0f4c0fce24bf
Status: Started
Snapshot Count: 0
Number of Bricks: 3
Transport-type: tcp
Bricks:
Brick1: node01:/glusterfs/distributed
Brick2: node02:/glusterfs/distributed
Brick3: node03:/glusterfs/distributed
Options Reconfigured:
features.quota-deem-statfs: on
features.inode-quota: on
features.quota: on
transport.address-family: inet
nfs.disable: on

# after adding new node, run rebalance volume

[root@node01 ~]#
gluster volume rebalance vol_distributed fix-layout start

volume rebalance: vol_distributed: success: Rebalance on vol_distributed has been started successfully. Use rebalance status command to check status of the rebalance process.
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