Wed, 28 Dec 2005 11:12:53 -0500
Pierre Ancelot <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Ok, then, what i am looking for is a distributed filesystem (free of
> charge and license (GNU or so)) replication over all nodes since i am
> preparing a virtual mail server using keepalived and maildir system. The
> thing is users use imap and imaps in a load balanced environnement so
> every node should access the same filesystem to r/w the changes, the
> whole thing beeing distributed over all nodes and failover....
> Anyone could please orient me ?
> Thanks :)
You don't want AFS for an imap or maildir backend. You should just
use a RAID system, or perhaps DRBD (www.drbd.org) if you really want
network redundancy. But if it were me I'd just use RAID mirroring
on directly-connected drives on the imap server.
Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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