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Creating Switchable IP Address

A switchable IP address is a “virtual” IP address that can be switched between servers. It is separate from the IP address associated with the network interface card of each server. Applications under LifeKeeper protection are associated with the switchable IP address. Then, if there is a failure on the primary server, that IP address “switches” to the backup server.

If you plan to configure resource hierarchies for switchable IP addresses, you must do the following on each server in the cluster:

Refer to the LifeKeeper for Linux IP Recovery Kit Technical Documentation for additional information.

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