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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How to reconnect to the backend with HAProxy

I'm new in working with HAProxy. I couldn't figure out how to make HAProxy to reconnect to backend that was down and started up back again. I have a configuration of two backend servers. When they ...
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How to AVOID getting caught in a DDOS meant for someone else (not prevent)?

So we have a load balancer and all that jazz set up with Rackspace. However, guess what, our clients' websites were down again today. It seems that Rackspace should have their load-balancer ...
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Is it at all commonplace to make service available via the same host as its redundancy, just different ports? [closed]

I am writing software that allows for the configuration of parameters for authentication with a Primary and Secondary RADIUS server. Server administrators, in your experience, is it common or not for ...
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How can I make High Availability in HP-UX? [closed]

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 ...
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Monitoring pacemaker with url trigger external agent

I have a HA setup, which now the only resource configured is Heartbeat with Active/Passive Configuration. Both running Debian 7, 64-bit in the cloud. Now i want to trigger an URL with the information ...
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IPTABLES for multiple Public IP Addresses

Currently i have two servers Running Debian 7 with HA Active/Passive setup using Pacemaker and Corosync as follows: node1->IP->xx.xx.xx.1 node2->IP->xx.xx.xx.2 VIP(Floating IP) ...
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Configuring HAProxy with memcache with failover

I'm configuring a new set of servers for an existing Wordpress site, and it's been requested that memcache be available and made more resilient. The idea proposed is to have HAProxy send requests to ...
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How to integrate the fence_cisco_ucs.py(python) script with the pacemaker-1.1.10 and corosync-2.3.3

I have CentOS 7 on the Oracle VM VirtualBox. I have installed the pacemaker-1.1.10, corosync-2.3.3 and pcs tools. I able to create normalocf::heartbeat:IPaddr2 and ocf::heartbeat:apache etc resources. ...
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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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S3 dropouts in one region only - is this normal?

I'm using S3 to serve static image assets to a website. I'm a developer in Montréal, Quebec. My client's office is in LA. Once every month or three we're seeing S3 completely fail to serve images to ...
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vSphere High Availability, Fault Tolerance and Snapshots

I've heard claims from a vSphere server administrator that VMs configured for high availability continue to transparently function even in the event of an ESXi host failure. He also claims VMs ...
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Server 2012R2 DFS High Availability - with local storage?

Can I use clustering for high availability on two identical 2012R2 boxes that use LOCAL storage (not attached or SAN)? Local storage is super cheap and scalable, which is why the SAN has been ...
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the pacemaker can't start the drbd resource

here is crm the configure show [root@node1 /]# crm configure show node node1 node node1.mycluster.org node node2 node node2.mycluster.org primitive Apache apache \ params ...
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pacemaker config resource for nginx

i'm trying to build cluster by two vm using virtualbox i follow this tutorial http://www.tokiwinter.com/clustering-with-drbd-corosync-and-pacemaker/ and type the command as below [root@node1 data]# ...
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MariaDB Multimaster replication and AWS Auto Scaling Group

One of the things I hate most about RDBMS is that it can't sit on an ASG like the web servers and bounce it around and scale it up and down like a yoyo. Or can it? Recently looking at MariaDB galera ...
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Corosync 2.3.3: Unable to enable cipher

I'm trying to set up a new pacemaker/corosync stack of 2 machines. I was using it before with corosync1, but on Ubuntu 14.04 I've got corosync 2.3.3 OK - I said, and tried to use this version of ...
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Add security/authentication to mongodb (2.6) without downtime?

We have a 3 node replica set (running 2.6.1) that's running mostly defaults. We'd like to add authentication, but do it without downtime. I'm fine with restarting the nodes one-by-one and even ...
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Never miss a HTTP post [closed]

I have a webservice that have a couple of "machine" clients connected to it that does HTTP post with data once in a while. The nature of the service is that I cant allow the service to loose a single ...
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good failover / high availability solutions for linux?

I have several cases where I need applications to be migrated from one server to another in the event of a failure (server hang or crash). On solaris we do this with VCS (Veritas Cluster Server). ...
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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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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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Is round-robin DNS a possible solution for high availability?

Let's say I have 2 IPs for a given domain (round-robin DNS). If one the IPs becomes unresponsive, will clients try to connect to the other IP? or they will just fail to establish comunication with the ...
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corosync + pacemaker + nginx

I have been trying to configure and implement corosync + pacemaker + nginx to my vbox to create a High-Availability set-up between web servers. But can't find an exact tutorial on how to make it work ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is the difference between Anycast and GeoDNS / GeoIP wrt HA?

Based on the Wikipedia description of Anycast, it includes both the distribution of a domain-name-to-many-IP-mapping across many DNS servers as well as replying to clients with the most geographically ...
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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 ...