Coda File System

High availability with Coda

From: Iniaki Fernandez Villanueva <>
Date: Thu, 24 Jun 1999 20:17:43 +0200 (MET DST)
On Thu, 24 Jun 1999, Jan Harkes wrote:

> I would say that re-exporting Coda through NFS or Samba definitely does
> not solve you High Availability problem. First of all the node that
> re-exports the Coda-FS will be your single point of failure. And second,
> you increase the chances on getting conflicts that will affect everybody
> and not just the user causing the conflict. Normally, only the less
> frequently occuring server-server conflicts will be visible for all
> clients, and most of these are already automatically resolved by the
> Coda servers.
> Providing only read-only access through the samba/nfs exports can be
> done reliably, but that is probably not what you want.

I need read and write access. 

So, Coda isn't a good solution to achieve a high availability ISP
(normally an ISP client hasn't Coda source).

Do you Know a solution to achieve a high availability ISP with Coda?
Should if forget coda in my project ?


		  .~.    Iñaki Fernández Villanueva
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Received on 1999-06-24 14:19:05