2.3. Deprecated Features

Note

This is the last Red Hat Gluster Storage release supporting Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Customers are adviced to upgrade to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 .
The following features are deprecated as of Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.5, or will be considered deprecated in subsequent releases. Review individual items for details about the likely removal time frame of the feature.
Gluster-NFS
Gluster-NFS is considered deprecated as of Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.5. Red Hat no longer recommends the use of Gluster-NFS, and does not support its use in new deployments on Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.5 and above. Existing deployments that upgrade to Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.5 remain supported, but users are encouraged to migrate to NFS-Ganesha, which provides enhanced functionality, additional security features, and performance improvements detailed in Section 2.1, “What's New in this Release?”.
Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA)
Using RDMA as a transport protocol is considered deprecated in Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.5. Red Hat no longer recommends its use, and does not support new deployments on Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.5. Existing deployments that upgrade to Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.5 remain supported.
Tiering
Tiering is considered deprecated as of Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.5. Red Hat no longer recommends its use, and does not support tiering in new deployments on Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.5. Existing deployments that upgrade to Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.5 remain supported.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL 6) based ISO image for RHGS server
Starting with Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.5 release, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 based ISO image for Red Hat Gluster Storage server will no longer be included.