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Red Hat Training

A Red Hat training course is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Chapter 1. Introduction

The Global File System Configuration and Administration document provides information about configuring and maintaining Red Hat GFS (Red Hat Global File System). A GFS file system can be implemented in a standalone system or as part of a cluster configuration. For information about Red Hat Cluster Suite refer to Red Hat Cluster Suite Overview and Configuring and Managing a Red Hat Cluster.
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1.1. Audience

This book is intended primarily for Linux system administrators who are familiar with the following activities:
  • Linux system administration procedures, including kernel configuration
  • Installation and configuration of shared storage networks, such as Fibre Channel SANs