Wednesday, 20 June 2012

IBM Connections and NFS file locking

This from my mate, Ben, and is absolutely worth reading if you use IBM Connections and NFS.


A customer moved the shared storage (NAS) that Connections uses to new hardware. Check out by the testers showed that Connections was functioning correctly but by Monday morning it was apparent there were problems.


In brief, the client experienced an issue with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux nfslock service, which needs to be restarted. In addition, NFS v4 is recommended as it has better file-locking support.

Here's Ben's post: -

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