[Lustre-discuss] Lustre Client - Server Compatibility

Dilger, Andreas andreas.dilger at intel.com
Fri Jan 18 16:18:32 PST 2013

On 2013/16/01 3:50 PM, "Brett Worth" <brett at worth.id.au> wrote:
>I am in the process of doing an upgrade of our 1.8.6 Lustre servers to
>2.1.3.  We have 
>quite a few clients that all run versions of the lustre client close to
>Is there a compatibility matrix somewhere that will show what clients
>will work with what servers?  We don't want to do the upgrade all at once
>so would like to know what order to make the changes.

Hmm, good question.  1.8.6-wc1 clients should interoperate with 2.1
servers, with only a few minor exceptions that were fixed in later
releases.  2.x clients do NOT work with 1.8 servers, so you need to
upgrade the servers first.

Cheers, Andreas
Andreas Dilger

Lustre Software Architect
Intel High Performance Data Division

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