High availability is an architectural consideration often involving degrees of redundancy to insure availability in case of system or component failure.

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Running iSCSI LIO with high availability

I've build a two node storage setup with OCFS on top of DRBD to provide storage for a couple of ESXi servers. Will it be possible to setup iSCSI targets on both storage nodes and make one of the nodes ...
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High Availability Solution for an ipsec gateway [closed]

We are currently looking for a high available ipsec vpn gateway which allows us to do stateful failovers. Since we do not control the remote gateways we are very limited regarding configuration ...
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Centos 6.5 configuring HA cluster

I need to configure HA cluster using 2 computers. But I've got a problem, when I'm trying to start a heartbeat service it starts but throws an error. Here's the error message: Starting ...
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High Availability/Failover hardware hookup

I'm learning about clustering and high availability techniques, and stumbled upon an article about configuring a network with a pair of servers, using DRBD for replication and heartbeat for monitoring ...
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corosync fails to install

I was trying to setup cluster using corosync and pacemaker on RHEL6 (CentOS release 6.5) I have added following repo data [haclustering] name=HA Clustering type=rpm-md ...
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Which STONITH hardware for power fencing?

I'd like to setup a two node high availability cluster using corosync/pacemaker/drbd. For that, of course, I need fencing. As far as I understand, all IPMI/iLO/... solutions do the job, but only as ...
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Static IP in AWS but with possible Load Balance feature

I am playing a bit with AWS. My goal is to setup infrastructure, which will have static IP on outgoing connections (requirement from payment provider which solution has been implemented in our app) ...
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Simple fencing/STONITH script in Centos 7

I am installing a simple Corosync/pacemaker/drbd high availability cluster using Centos 7 and would like to provide fencing/STONITH using custom hardware (power switches using USB connections). As ...
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HA router with keepalived showing unexpected traceroute

I have a couple of routers in HA using keepalived vrrp daemon under linux. Here are the addresses x.x.x.129 floating (keepalive) x.x.x.130 router1 (static) x.x.x.131 router2 (static) Something ...
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Load balancing for a running server process with sessions

I'm developing a server application that accepts incoming connections and works with client applications. The customer wants to have two machines working: in case one goes offline, the second will ...
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Web-based System High Availability [closed]

I'm a SysAdmin in one of the construction sites in a remote place. There is no reasonable internet speed can be reached there except a poor 3G/4G signal coverage which provide the users with ...
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Geo replication for a GlusterFS mirror

I'm assigned with a task to setup a HA setup and what I'm looking for is if it possible to have GlusterFS do the following: DC1: 2 glusterFS servers are set in replication DC2: 2 GlusterFS servers ...
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redhat cluster failover not working (corosync [TOTEM ] Retransmit List)

I'm using following: [root@kpdbm01 ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.5 (Santiago) [root@kpdbm01 ~]# uname -a Linux kpdbm01 2.6.32-431.20.3.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Fri ...
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Avoiding a Single Point of Failure with link aggregation

I have a requirement for a system with no Single Point of Failure. The client have offered two Ethernet cables per server. Each of the servers will connect into their network, however I want to ...
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Corosync :: Restarting some resources after Lan connectivity issue

I am currently looking into corosync to build a two-node cluster. So, I've got it working fine, and it does what I want to do, which is: Lost connectivity between the two nodes gives the first node ...
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RabbitMQ - How I do configure servers for zero-downtime upgrades?

Having read through the docs and RabbitMQ in Action, creating a RabbitMQ cluster seems straightforward enough, but upgrading or patching an existing RabbitMQ cluster seems to require the whole cluster ...
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iptable CLUSTERIP doesn't work

We have some requirements which explained here. We tried to satisfy them without any success as described. Here is the brief information: Here are requirements: High Availability Load Balancing ...
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Multimaster Keepalived Configuration (Virtual IP with Load Balancing)

Here are requirements: 1. High Availability 2. Load Balancing First configuration 1. Two linux servers have been configured with one static IP for each: 10.17.243.11, 10.17.243.12 2. Keepalived has ...
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HA - Heartbeat / Pacemaker - CentOS - Manual Symlinks

I have a MySQL Master <> Master pair setup for HA. I would like to setup automatic failover not just if the node hosting the current write mysql instance goes down, but also if the mysql instance ...
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Keepalived loses VIP upon power cycle of master

I have two servers running Keepalived 1.2.7 with hostnames left and right. Here are the configs: # keepalived.conf on left vrrp_instance VI_1 { state MASTER interface eth1 ...
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uwsgi + Django with nginx: High Availability Setup

Moved from : http://stackoverflow.com/questions/25304968/uwsgi-django-with-nginx-high-availability-setup to here. I was setting up High Availability on RHEL 6.5 . My Stack is 1. uwsgi 2. nginx ...
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Microsoft SQL Server Standard High Availability without Shared Storage

I'm a software dev with little experience managing SQL so please bear with me! We are developing a piece of software that needs to be highly available, with a significant degree of resilience. This ...
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How to lower Gluster FS down peer timeout / reduce down peer impact?

The setting: Two fresh CentOS 6.5 server with latest updates. Both have a fresh install of Gluster 3.5.2. What I did ( from the perspective of server 2, shared1 and shared2 are logical volumes ) : ...
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What are the options for a HA system?

I'm looking into creating a HA Linux machine for my client's website. What are the main options I have, or a place/article where I can find out more? I would LOVE if it was a single-image, too, so ...
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What FLOSS linux software should I use for high-availability on an FTP server on vmware? [closed]

I don't mean this as an opinion-based question. I want to know if my assumption is correct to use a network-oriented tool (keepalived) as opposed to a cluster-oriented tool (heartbeat) in a scenario ...
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Deploying High Availability Remote Desktops on Server 2008 R2 Ent - Do they have to be virtual desktops

I am looking at upgrading an existing 2008 R2 RDS Server to be part of a high availabilty environment. (It cannot be 2012 or 2012 R2 due to management not liking Windows 8 UI and associated training) ...
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VMware FT, App HA: What happens if vCenter Server is offline?

I am interested in the two features named "Fault Tolerance" and "App High Availability" which are part of some VMware products. As far as I understand the vCenter Server instance is needed to perform ...
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Website failover across internet connections

Requirement For a network having 4 static IP internet leased line connections linked to hosting a website. What are the current strategies one can apply to ensure high availability in case of ...
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Setup Galera Cluster with two servers

Can I Create Gallera Cluster with two servers ?? Actually I have 6 servers: 2 Server for Load Balancer 2 Server for Apache Or anyone here can suggest me how to create High Availability Web Server ...
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Haproxy load balancing TPS lower than single node

I have 2 apache2 servers running in the back end and have a haproxy between them and the clients. If I bench tested anyone of these apache2 severs with ab i get north of a 1500TPS however when I bench ...
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Corosync dynamically add node

I have been experimenting with Pacemaker & Corosync for a HA setup. I installed it on two Ubuntu 14.04 Linode's and after a lot of back and forth on outdated config examples and tutorials, managed ...
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LVS + HA Proxy for L4 to L7 load balancing

Currently we are using HA proxy for our load balancing needs. We are planning to integrate LVS with HA proxy to create a load balancing solution that can take care of L4 to L7 load balancing and HA. ...
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Website high availability without load-balancer?

I'm considering options for changing a 'high availability' website that provides a service via an https api. The current setup is: Two self-contained VMs, from different cloud providers (AWS and ...
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IBM V7000 firmware upgrade effect on mounted LUN

We've IBM storwize V7000 Storage where the firmware is going to be upgraded to latest version.. This will require a reboot to the storage. I've got arround 10 LUN's (almost 10TB) coming from this ...
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What's the best way to sync folders across 03 or more webservers? [closed]

I have 03 servers and I want to sync some folders across them. I'm using DRBD + OCFS2 for a year or so, but it doesn't support more than 02 servers right now. I read about GlusterFS and CEPH, but ...
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Redundant Debian Gateway

I have to configure a redundant gateway with Debian boxes and I would like to get some recommendation what's the best solution in my case. There are certain limitations in my setup and I have to go ...
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XenServer HA (failover VM's) without shared storage

In the university from Uruguay where I work, we have 2 IBM BladeCenter S with 4 server blades each one. Each blade have XenServer 6.2 installed and working. Our idea is have each BladeCenter in ...
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Using ZFS head node as database server?

I'm using a dual-head ZFS-backed NAS for high availability cluster shared storage, based on Nexenta's recommended architecture as seen here: The disks in 1 JBOD will store the database files for a ...
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Should each machine in a high availability cluster have same time zone?

I'm curious if people with experience think it makes sense to give all machines in a replication cluster the same time zone and time regardless of physical location to help ensure that dates are ...
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HDFS' ZKFC service unable to start

Introduction CDH4's ZooKeeper Failover Controller (ZKFC) has been installed. Starting the ZKFC service: [vagrant@localhost ~]$ sudo service hadoop-hdfs-zkfc start Starting ...
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Unable to convert HDFS from non-HA to HA

Introduction Aim: Convert HDFS from non-HA to HA. Method: According to this documentation it should be possible to convert HFDS from non- to HA by implementing following configuration: ...
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Multi domain server with dedicated SSL's HA

I am hosting a server with 150 domain names (websites), each of the ssl's requere dedicated IP address. So server windows 2008, with 150 IP addressees and 150 websites. I need to have high ...
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Shared storage solution for Debian Wheezy [closed]

I need to setup a new infrastructure which provides high available shared storage between debian servers. Our current solution is a "clustered DRBD NFS solution". We have setup 2 virtual file ...
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Webserver failover with VMs on Two esxi 5.1

I have two server on datacenter with two websites abc.com, cde.com, and my model : ESXi 1 NIC1 113.11.11.11 from ISP NIC2 192.168.1.1 cross connect NIC2 ESXi2 VM CentOS6 ...
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MSTDC in SQL Server 2012 - Windows Server 2012 R2 with high availability

We had implemented SQL Server High Availability on two physical servers over the VPN network. SQL Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2. It was noted that, Distributed Transaction was working perfectly ...
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Parallel filesystem which schedules simultaneous file requests to mutually exclusive sets of OSSs

My environment is RHEL based, interconnect is infiniband. I have some experience with Lustre. What i want to know is: Is there a parallel file-system, where if simultaneous write request arrive, ...
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How can I run a CentOS (Red Hat) cluster in degraded mode?

I've installed Red Hat's cluster software on an install of CentOS 6.5, and use it to provide redundant routing from one network to another. This works fine, and I have a pair of boxes providing the ...
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multicast address use in corosync

I'm wondering about the purpose of the multicast address in the corosync messaging software : Since we have to bind each net interface with an IP address and a specific port, and each ring communicate ...
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Most efficient way to setup massive high-availability storage in Azure to work with multiple VMs?

I'm looking into various options for setting up massive high-availability storage in Windows Azure, to use together with my Azure VMs. The VMs need to be able to work with the storage as if were a ...
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SQL Server Virtual Network Name Change Error

I am in the process of configuring a two-node failover cluster for a migration project. We are transitioning a stand-alone SQL Server to a cluster. Environment: 2x nodes with Windows Server 2012 R2 ...