Installing GlusterFS on CentOS 6.6

You will need to download the following repository file to the /etc/yum.repos.d/ directory before trying to install the glusterfs-server package.

wget -P /etc/yum.repos.d
yum install glusterfs-server

It will pull-in a load of dependencies…

 Package                                      Arch                  Version                            Repository                     Size
 glusterfs-server                             x86_64                3.7.2-3.el6                        glusterfs-epel                1.2 M
Installing for dependencies:
 device-mapper-event                          x86_64                1.02.90-2.el6_6.3                  updates                       122 k
 device-mapper-event-libs                     x86_64                1.02.90-2.el6_6.3                  updates                       116 k
 device-mapper-persistent-data                x86_64                0.3.2-1.el6                        base                          2.5 M
 glusterfs-cli                                x86_64                3.7.2-3.el6                        glusterfs-epel                155 k
 glusterfs-client-xlators                     x86_64                3.7.2-3.el6                        glusterfs-epel                919 k
 glusterfs-fuse                               x86_64                3.7.2-3.el6                        glusterfs-epel                119 k
 keyutils                                     x86_64                1.4-5.el6                          base                           39 k
 libevent                                     x86_64                1.4.13-4.el6                       base                           66 k
 libgssglue                                   x86_64                0.1-11.el6                         base                           23 k
 libtirpc                                     x86_64                0.2.1-10.el6                       base                           79 k
 lvm2                                         x86_64                2.02.111-2.el6_6.3                 updates                       817 k
 lvm2-libs                                    x86_64                2.02.111-2.el6_6.3                 updates                       901 k
 nfs-utils                                    x86_64                1:1.2.3-54.el6                     base                          326 k
 nfs-utils-lib                                x86_64                1.1.5-9.el6_6                      updates                        68 k
 pyxattr                                      x86_64                0.5.0-1.el6                        epel                           24 k
 rpcbind                                      x86_64                0.2.0-11.el6                       base                           51 k
 userspace-rcu                                x86_64                0.7.7-1.el6                        epel                           60 k
Updating for dependencies:
 glusterfs                                    x86_64                3.7.2-3.el6                        glusterfs-epel                416 k
 glusterfs-api                                x86_64                3.7.2-3.el6                        glusterfs-epel                 72 k
 glusterfs-libs                               x86_64                3.7.2-3.el6                        glusterfs-epel                318 k

Transaction Summary
Install      18 Package(s)
Upgrade       3 Package(s)

Total download size: 8.3 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y

…Accept the GPG key imports you are alerted to and proceed with the installation.

warning: rpmts_HdrFromFdno: Header V4 RSA/SHA1 Signature, key ID 4ab22bb3: NOKEY
Retrieving key from
Importing GPG key 0x4AB22BB3:
 Userid: "Gluster Packager <[email protected]>"
 From  :
Is this ok [y/N]: y
warning: rpmts_HdrFromFdno: Header V3 RSA/SHA256 Signature, key ID 0608b895: NOKEY
Retrieving key from file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-EPEL-6
Importing GPG key 0x0608B895:
 Userid : EPEL (6) <[email protected]>
 Package: epel-release-6-8.noarch (@epel/6.6)
 From   : /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-EPEL-6
Is this ok [y/N]: y

Ensure the glusterfs daemon is set to start on boot and start the service.

chkconfig --levels 235 glusterd on
service glusterd start

You can check the status with….

[root@glusterfs-web01 ~]# /etc/init.d/glusterfsd status
glusterfsd is stopped
[root@glusterfs-web01 ~]# /etc/init.d/glusterd status  
glusterd (pid 6148) is running...

You can check the version with the following.

[root@glusterfs-web01 ~]#
glusterfsd –version
glusterfs 3.7.2 built on Jun 23 2015 12:13:11
Repository revision: git://
Copyright (c) 2006-2013 Red Hat, Inc. <>
It is licensed to you under your choice of the GNU Lesser
General Public License, version 3 or any later version (LGPLv3
or later), or the GNU General Public License, version 2 (GPLv2),
in all cases as published by the Free Software Foundation.

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