The DRBD User's Guide

Florian Haas

Philipp Reisner

Lars Ellenberg

This guide has been released to the DRBD community, and its authors strive to improve it permanently. Feedback from readers is always welcome and encouraged. Please use the DRBD public mailing list for enhancement suggestions and corrections. Recent content additions are marked with Draft status; feedback on those sections is particularly highly appreciated.

License information

The text of and illustrations in this document are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution–Share Alike 3.0 Unported license ("CC-BY-SA", brief explanation, full license text).

In accordance with CC-BY-SA, if you distribute this document or an adaptation of it, you must provide the URL for the original version.

Trademarks used in this guide

DRBD®, the DRBD logo, LINBIT®, and the LINBIT logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of LINBIT Information Technologies GmbH in Austria, the United States and other countries.

AMD is a registered trademark of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

Citrix is a registered trademark of Citrix, Inc.

Debian is a registered trademark of Software in the Public Interest, Inc.

Dolphin Interconnect Solutions and SuperSockets are trademarks or registered trademarks of Dolphin Interconnect Solutions ASA.

IBM is a registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.

Intel is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation.

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Oracle, MySQL, and MySQL Enterprise are trademarks or registered trademarks of Oracle Corporation and/or its affiliates.

Red Hat, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and RPM are trademarks or registered trademarks of Red Hat, Inc.

SuSE, SUSE, and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server are trademarks or registered trademarks of Novell, Inc.

Xen is a registered trademark of Citrix, Inc.

Other names mentioned in this guide may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

July 15, 2011