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We have a HP UX11 and our ERP software is running on Oracle. Now we want to buy another server hardware, and want to configure High Availability between this two. I don't want to install HP-UX manually on the new server, but I want the same OS and configuration as on the old, with incremental backup all the time.

Is there any way to do this, without any extra hardware?

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closed as too broad by mdpc, HBruijn, Jenny D, Sven Dec 21 '14 at 11:39

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What kind of HA? HP sell something called MC/Serviceguard. Is that what you have purchased? –  davey Jan 16 '10 at 8:25
    
another possibility might be using oracles rac for ha. –  Christian Jan 16 '10 at 12:21
    
You really should talk to your HP service rep about this. There are several ways of fixing it, including using your first server as a template for the second so that you won't have to install the new one from scratch, but it's a large area which can't really be described well in a QA-site like this one. –  Jenny D Dec 21 '14 at 10:00

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You do HA in HP/UX using Serviceguard or Veritas Cluster.

There is no software to automatically install the OS, configure cluster, define backups and all the things a sysadmin is supposed to do.

You don't need extra hardware except for heartbeat and standby interfaces.

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