Red Hat Gluster Storage provides flexible and affordable unstructured data storage for the enterprise. GlusterFS, a key building block of Gluster, is based on a stackable user-space design and aggregates various storage servers over a network and interconnects them into one large parallel network file system. The POSIX-compatible GlusterFS servers, which use the XFS file system format to store data on disks, can be accessed using industry standard access protocols including NFS and CIFS.
package provides Red Hat Gluster Storage. For detailed information about its installation process, see the Installation Guide
for Red Hat Gluster Storage.
28.1. Red Hat Gluster Storage and SELinux
When enabled, SELinux serves as an additional security layer by providing flexible mandatory access control for the
glusterd (GlusterFS Management Service) and
glusterfsd (NFS server) processes as a part of Red Hat Gluster Storage. These processes have advanced process isolation unbounded with the
glusterd_t SELinux type.