[Lustre-discuss] [wc-discuss] joining two differents mgs in one

Nathan Rutman nathan_rutman at xyratex.com
Fri Jun 29 10:28:37 PDT 2012

Two ways I can think of:
1. mount the MGS disks as ldiskfs and copy the config files from the old MGS to the new, and point all the servers to use the new MGS ipaddr with tunefs
2. writeconf all the servers, setting mgsnode as the new one.  This will regenerate all the config files on the new MGS.

On Jun 28, 2012, at 9:12 PM, Philippe Weill wrote:

> Hello
> for moment and for historic reason we have four lustre filesystem on two different mgs-mds
> each mgs-mds having two filesystems ( 1.8.7wc1 )
> we want to change our mgs-mds infrastructure ( new hardware )
> and keeping only one mgs and mds server for all the filesystem
> I know how to move mdt on new hardware and changing IP
> but how can we join the two distinct mgs device in one
> Thanks in advance
> -- 
> Weill Philippe -  Administrateur Systeme et Reseaux

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