How to do a full volume heal with glusterfs

How to fix a split-brain fully

If you nodes get out of sync and you know which node is the correct one.

So if you want node 2 to match Node 1

Follow the following setps:

  • gluster volume stop $volumename
  • /etc/init.d/glusterfsd stop
  • rm -rf  /mnt/lv_glusterfs/brick/*
  • /etc/init.d/glusterfsd start
  • “gluster volume start $volumename force”
  • “gluster volume heal $volumename full”

You should see a successful output, and you will start to see the “/mnt/lv_glusterfs/brick/” directory now match node a

Finally you can run.

  • gluster volume heal $volumename info split-brain (this will show if there are any splitbrains)
  • gluster volume heal $volumename info heal-failed (this will show you files that failed the heal)



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