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Viewing the Status of a Server

The state of a server can be determined by looking at the graphic representation of the server in the table's header as shown below.

server_status.gif

Server State

Visual state

What it Means

ALIVE

server_status_active.gif

Client has valid connection to the server.

Comm paths originating from this server to an ALIVE remote server are ALIVE.

Comm paths which may be marked DEAD and which target a DEAD server are ignored because the DEAD server will be reflected in its own graphic.

ALIVE

server_status_nodewarning.gif

Client has valid connection to the server.

One or more comm paths from this server to a given remote server are marked as DEAD.

No redundant comm path exists from this server to a given remote server.

DEAD

server_status_dead.gif

Reported as DEAD by other servers in the cluster.

UNKNOWN

server_status_unknown.gif

Network connection was lost. Last known LifeKeeper state is ALIVE.

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