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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Keepalived failover not working - how to configure master / failover

I have following two server setup running: node1: keepadlived master -> HAProxy -> Apache node2: keepadlived failover -> HAProxy -> Apache The system works perfectly until I shut down keepalived ...
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Loadbalancing and HA with SolrCloud?

I have a LAMP Application running with solr 3.x on one server for several years now. Now I am migrating due to heavy load to a setup with two dedicated machines where all services are loadbalanced via ...
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How to configure keepalived - not able to setup VIP

I am trying to setup a comiled keepalived 1.2.19 on ubuntu 14.04 with failover. Somehow the virtual ip never shows up: ip addr show eth0 2: eth0: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 ...
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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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What's the difference between keepalived and corosync, others?

I'm building a failover firewall for a server cluster and started looking at the various options. I'm more familiar with carp on freebsd, but need to use linux for this project. Searching google has ...
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Failover dedicated servers using DFS or use Cloud hosting

Currently I'm running a number of ASP.NET applications on a single dedicated Windows 2012 Standard R2 server with a hardware firewall in front. If this server goes down, my applications cannot be used,...
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How to configure a web hosting server to be tolerant of ISP failures? [closed]

We need DNS fault-tolerance for our ISP We host a number of web sites on a local CloudLinux server running cPanel and WHM. The server itself is it's own DNS server. The server lives in our building,...
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SQL 2012 Availability Group Doesn't Failover When Shutting Down Service

I am having an issue with SQL 2012 Availability Groups where it does not fail over when shutting down the service. When you shut down the service you will get an error: A network-related or instance-...
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Configure HA Proxy with two application servers to handle fail-over

I have configured two application servers with HA Proxy to recover from fail-over situation. So I want to configure HA in such a way that if my 1st application server goes down, then only next ...
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SAN storage I/O issues [closed]

I have a relatively busy application running on a dedicated server. The spec is 8-core Xeon(R) CPU E3-1240 v3 @ 3.40Ghz 16GB RAM 8TB RAID 10 80GB SSD for MySQL I use Wowza Streaming Server to ...
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DNS round-robin requests not distributed evenly

We have setup two DNS A records, where each points to a load balancer. nslookup ourdomain.com Server: 8.8.8.8 Address: 8.8.8.8#53 Non-authoritative answer: Name: ourdomain.com Address: 52....
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Multi Path VRRP with keepalived

I'm migrating from an old heartbeat setup to using keepalived at the moment and currently I can't find how to replicate the heartbeat capability of using multiple links as cluster interconnects in ...
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can AWS load balancer auto restart out of service images?

I have set up a load balancer with two instances in two availability zone I set up an health check to ping a specific page of my webapp now I'm trying to find if the load balancer health check could ...
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Considerations for SQL Server 2012 when performing in-place OS upgrade to 2012 R2

I'm running SQL Server 2012 Enterprise (11.0.3381.0) on Server 2012 (6.2.9200) and am preparing for an in-place OS upgrade to 2012 R2. We've got an Always-On Availability Group in a 2-server cluster ...
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Gluster FS. Rebuild replicated volume

I am playing with GlusterFS. And now I am curious how to fully rebuild replicated volume. So I`ve created 1 replicated volume from server1 and server2 nodes: root@server1:~# gluster volume create ...
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SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups Server Logins Fails When Switching Between Nodes

I am setting up a 3 node cluster as part of an availability group. Initially I tested failover between nodes using SQL Management Studio and everything failed over successfully when I stopped a node, ...
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How can I make a webserver that appears if the other is down

I would like to have a second server blade that I have be used to display the message that my usual webserver is down. However, I'm not sure how to set it to only work when the other is down, ...
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SLES 12 High Availability Cluster - scsi persistant reservation fencing

I'm trialling SLES 12 w/ HAE to run a Fileserver cluster consisting of two nodes. Idea was to use SCSI persistant reservation as a fencing method using the fence_scsi script from stonith fence agents. ...
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SQL 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups Failover Successfully But Application Complains About Login Failed for User

I am trying to get SQL 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups working for an application. The cluster has 2 SQL nodes and 1 witness server. Everything appears to be failing over successfully when I do ...
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How does HA / failover work?

Let's say we have ten servers, each one has a copy of stateless application. user enters address in a browser / client program. dns server returns a list of ip (however many people say that dns ...
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Configure HA Proxy between Apache and Tomcat servers

Want to configure HA Proxy with my existing structure. Currently I have Apache->Tomcat server. This I want to change to Apache->HA Proxy->Tomcat Server. HA I have configured for Http request. But my ...
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Pacemaker ocf:heartbeat:IPaddr on different subnets

I'm trying to add a Pacemaker virtual IP address; with it, the gateway, and the two VMs it serves on different subnets. I've only done this before with all IPs on the same subnet, and I need some help....
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HAproxy mysql failover

I try to set up a HA cluster with Percona xtraDB Cluster for MySQL replication and HAproxy for load balancing. HAproxy works really good with apache, when apache crash or if it's not responding, ...
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SonicWall “gotchas”?

We're looking to move away from PFSense and CARP to a pair of SonicWall NSA 24001 configured in Active/Passive for High Availability. I've never dealt with SonicWall before, so is there anything I ...
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i need redis high availability statistics

does anyone have any real life statistics on how long they can keep a Redis instance up and running for? I know I can get Redis Sentinel to give me fail over functionality but what is should be my ...
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OpenVPN timeout to reconnect on fail takes a long time

I'm trying to create a high-availability environment for my OpenVPN servers. I do this by having two identical VPN servers and in my client config specify multiple remote's: # The hostname/IP and ...
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Is this a solid (and cheap) High Availability idea for my website and database if the zombi's attack?

I have an Idea for fail-over high availability for my website but i am not sure if this is good, bad or a disaster in itself. My main server hosts an ASP.net website that uses a SQL server database ...
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Why both nodes in OCFS2 cluster keep rebooting?

We created an OCSFS2 cluster by using SUSE Linux High Availability Extensions on SLES SP3. The cluster nodes are two Apache servers which share one disk. We have stonith enabled and SBD daemon. It ...
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Pacemaker ClusterIP stops working after 15 minutes but is still running

I am running Corosync and Pacemaker via a cman stack, in an active-active setup delivering web pages, and I've hit a brick wall. I'm using the IPaddr2 resource agent to have an IP that is used ...
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Questions about single point of failure for small operations

If you can't afford or don't need a cluster or spare server waiting to come online in the event of a failure, it seems like you might split the services provided by one beefy server onto two less ...
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JBoss EAP 6.2 high availability without HTTP server

i'm looking for some solution to make a Jboss Cluster ( 2 nodes ) in H.A. ( 1 live, 1 backup) but i don't want to use a third element ( machine, service or whatever ). Most configuration I found uses ...
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What is the definition of High Availability? [closed]

As far as my understanding goes the availability of a service or system is defined as: (Time resource was available - Time resource was unavailable) / Total Time My questions are: Is describing ...
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Zabbix web interface says Zabbix server is offline when failing over to passive node

Two Zabbix 2.4 servers using CentOS 6.6 with an external MySQL DB, both servers are configured to connect to this DB when they are running. I followed a combination of Zabbit High Availability guide ...
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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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Single Nginx Load Balancer for 2 different clusters (web, api)

I was wondering if it was possible to use a single Nginx server to load balance my web servers and api servers if both are using port 80. In this setup there would be 5 servers, 1 Nginx and 4 Apache ...
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MySQL HA and Magento DB

Is it possible to use MySQL cluster for Magento DB? I have Web app developed in Magento E-commerce platform and I want to make DB highly available using the MySQL cluster. Magento supports only InnoDB ...
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Load balance and contingency server

everyone. I'm having trouble setting up a load balancing/contingency server. My scenario: I have 2 servers (Windows 2012 R2 machines) to run an application in ASP.Net/C#. My problem: Would I like to ...
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Replicating a linux web server

I'm planning on replicating a web server for high availability purposes. The server is running as a Ubuntu 15.04 virtual machine in Hyper-V and has MariaDB 10.0, Apache 2.4 and PHP-FPM 5.6 installed. ...
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MySQL cluster for Drupal?

We have a pretty busy site based on Drupal and I was thinking of introducing some form of clustering for HA and Load balancing. However, http://drupal.org/requirements says: Drupal supports MyISAM ...
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How can I deal with failures when connecting to a MySQL cluster?

Our company has created two MySQL servers that are kept in synch using a master-master strategy. The two-machine cluster is managed using crmsh. This is only a high-availability cluster, meaning that ...
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SOA architecture requires 99.9% availability -> 9hrs max downtime -> physical architecture mapping?

External architects have designed an architecture for a Service-Oriented Architecture environment. They fixed the availability to be 99.9%, equivalent to max 9 hrs downtime [per year]. Where can I ...
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Keepalived not honoring nopreempt

I'm using Keepalived to manage two Redis instances in a master/slave configuration. I'm experiencing a situation where, if Keepalived is terminated on the Master box (the one with the higher priority),...
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Solving an asymetric HA Firewall/router

I have an old Linux HA firewall/router setup that never quite worked. As it was never quite put into true production (just testing and demo's), I always had to have one firewall shutdown to make it ...
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Why to use fencing when you already have redundant communication links?

This article stays that you should use both fencing (aka STONITH) and redundant communication links. I'm trying to understand what benefits STONITH gives in case of split-brain. Consider for example ...
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Why Failover instead of Load Balancing for HA

From my understanding with failover clustering, only one machine is actually working, which means the other one(s) are sitting idle. So why would one use failover clustering instead of using a load ...
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Creating High Availability Netflow Collector

I'm currently working on replacing our existing Netflow collector that is EOL with a new one. The goal is to support around 4 million flows/minute and have HA capabilities. Below is my initial thought:...
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How to setup user accounts on a secondary server in High Availability?

Working with two Microsoft SQL 2012 servers in Always On High Availability configuration running on Windows Server 2012 R2. Setup works well and failover is almost flawless. However, the software ...
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High Available SQL Server without SAN by using AlwaysOn feature

I have two Microsoft SQL Servers (v 2012) and I want to make them mirror and when one of them goes down the second one will be replaced. AlwaysOn is a new feature in SQL Server 2012 that is ...
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Restarting failed hosts on VMware vSphere ESXi

When a cluster is configured for High Availability (HA), VMs can be restarted onto an alternate host when the its host has failed. However, I am wondering: if the host has failed, is there a means ...
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corosync is not in sync

Could you please help out show me how to form a cluster? corosync & pacemaker are used. two nodes rac0 ip 192.168.0.140 & rac1 ip 192.168.0.142 They are not shown in each other. They are ...