This document is for a development version of Ceph.
rbd-fuse – expose rbd images as files¶
rbd-fuse is not recommended for any production or high performance workloads.
rbd-fuse is a FUSE (“Filesystem in USErspace”) client for RADOS block device (rbd) images. Given a pool containing rbd images, it will mount a userspace file system allowing access to those images as regular files at mountpoint.
The file system can be unmounted with:
fusermount -u mountpoint
or by sending
SIGINT to the
Any options not recognized by rbd-fuse will be passed on to libfuse.
Use ceph.conf configuration file instead of the default
/etc/ceph/ceph.confto determine monitor addresses during startup.
Use pool as the pool to search for rbd images. Default is
rbd-fuse is part of Ceph, a massively scalable, open-source, distributed storage system. Please refer to the Ceph documentation at http://ceph.com/docs for more information.