2.7. Managing the glusterd Service
glusterdservice automatically starts on all the servers in the trusted storage pool. The service can be manually started and stopped using the
glusterdalso offers elastic volume management.
glusterCLI commands to decouple logical storage volumes from physical hardware. This allows the user to grow, shrink, and migrate storage volumes without any application downtime. As storage is added to the cluster, the volumes are distributed across the cluster. This distribution ensures that the cluster is always available despite changes to the underlying hardware.
2.7.1. Manually Starting and Stopping glusterd
- Manually start
# /etc/init.d/glusterd startor
# service glusterd start
- Manually stop
# /etc/init.d/glusterd stopor
# service glusterd stop