Next up in “cool admin things coming your way in v10” – folder syncing. By selecting a folder on a cluster instance you can tell the server to keep that folder in sync across the entire cluster. The folder can contain database files (NSFs and NTFs) but also NLOs.
Well that’s just dumb Gab.. NLOs are encrypted by the server ID so they can’t be synced across clustermates but a-ha! HCL are way ahead of you. The NLO sync involves the source server decrypting the NLO before syncing it to the destination where it re-encrypts it before saving.
So no more making sure databases are replicated to every instance in a cluster. No more creating mass replicas when adding a new server to the cluster or building a new server and no more worrying about missing NLOs if you copy over a DAOS enabled database and not its associated NLO files.