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2.7. Managing the glusterd Service
After installing Red Hat Gluster Storage, the
glusterdservice automatically starts on all the servers in the trusted storage pool. The service can be manually started and stopped by using the
glusterdservice commands. For more information on creating trusted storage pools, see the Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.4 Administration Guide: https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/red_hat_gluster_storage/3.4/html-single/administration_guide/#idm140612789187008.
Use Red Hat Gluster Storage to dynamically change the configuration of glusterFS volumes without restarting servers or remounting volumes on clients. The glusterFS daemon
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
Use the following instructions to manually start and stop the
- Manually start
# /etc/init.d/glusterd startor
# service glusterd start
- Manually stop
# /etc/init.d/glusterd stopor
# service glusterd stop