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Creating a Volume Resource Hierarchy

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Administration » Working with Resource Hierarchies » Creating Resource Hierarchies » Creating a Volume Resource Hierarchy

When you want to protect resources on shared SCSI disks, you partition the shared disk into logical volumes using the Windows Disk Management tool. LifeKeeper for Windows can protect shared volumes by defining a volume resource instance. Each instance is assigned a…

Creating Resource Hierarchies

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Administration » Working with Resource Hierarchies » Creating Resource Hierarchies

Select the server, and then select Create Resource Hierarchy from the server context menu or server context toolbar. A dialog entitled Create Protected Application will appear with a list of all recognized recovery kits installed within the cluster. Select the…

Creating a Mirror Volume Resource Hierarchy

LifeKeeper for Windows in a Cloud Environment » Microsoft Azure Guide » Oracle Specific Environment » Creating a Mirror Volume Resource Hierarchy

Here we create a mirrored volume using the 30GB disk (F drive) added to each cluster node. Log in to sios20lknode01 and launch the LifeKeeper GUI. Click Create Resource Hierarchy (the green +) Follow the prompts to enter the details in the following…

Creating a Mirrored Volume Resource Hierarchy

LifeKeeper for Windows in a Cloud Environment » LifeKeeper for Windows Step by Step Guide for Google Cloud » Installing and Configuring LifeKeeper » Initial LifeKeeper GUI Configuration » Creating a Mirrored Volume Resource Hierarchy

Here we create a mirrored volume using a 30GB disk (F drive) added to each cluster node. Log in to lk-node01 and launch the LifeKeeper GUI. Click Create Resource Hierarchy (the green + button). Follow the prompts and enter the details as described in the…

Working with Resource Hierarchies

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Administration » Working with Resource Hierarchies

The topics in this section describe the tasks that are common across any type of resource hierarchy. These tasks function very much the same regardless of whether you are working with a core Recovery Kit or an optional Recovery Kit. The documentation for the optional…

Creating a DNS Resource Hierarchy

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Administration » Working with Resource Hierarchies » Creating Resource Hierarchies » Creating a DNS Resource Hierarchy

The DNS Recovery Kit provides a mechanism to create, update, and manage a DNS A record and associated PTR record for a virtual server name. The DNS resource allows the administrator to configure the managed virtual server name and also the IP address it will be…

Resource Hierarchies

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Introduction » Resource Hierarchies

The LifeKeeper GUI enables you to create a resource hierarchy on one server and extend that hierarchy to one or more backup servers. LifeKeeper for Windows then automatically builds the designated hierarchies on all servers specified. LifeKeeper for Windows maintains…

Creating a Mirrored Volume Resource Hierarchy (Active System)

LifeKeeper for Windows in a Cloud Environment » Microsoft Azure Guide » PostgreSQL Specific Environment » Creating a Mirrored Volume Resource Hierarchy (Active System)

In this example we created a mirrored volume using a 30GB disk (F drive) added to each cluster node. Log in to sios20lknode01 and launch the LifeKeeper GUI. Click Create Resource Hierarchy (the green +) Follow the prompts and enter the details in the…

Extending a Volume Resource Hierarchy

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Administration » Working with Resource Hierarchies » Extending Resource Hierarchies » Extending a Volume Resource Hierarchy

This operation can be started automatically after you have finished creating a volume resource hierarchy, or from an existing volume resource hierarchy, as described in the section on extending resource hierarchies. The following additional data is required to extend a…

Creating a Generic Application Resource Hierarchy

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Administration » Working with Resource Hierarchies » Creating Resource Hierarchies » Creating a Generic Application Resource Hierarchy

*Note: For ksh only, in order for shell scripts to be used in a GenApp resource, you have to make them executable using chmod +x command on each of the scripts. This must be done before you attempt to create the GenApp resource. !Note: For ksh only, the chmod command…

Creating a LAN Manager Resource Hierarchy

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Administration » Working with Resource Hierarchies » Creating Resource Hierarchies » Creating a LAN Manager Resource Hierarchy

The LAN Manager Recovery Kit provides a way to create a computer alias name with associated file shares. The computer alias name acts as a “switchable” computer name, and its associated file shares become available on the system that has the LifeKeeper for…

Creating Oracle Resource Hierarchies (Active System)

LifeKeeper for Windows in a Cloud Environment » LifeKeeper for Windows Step by Step Guide for Google Cloud » Protecting Oracle » Creating Oracle Resource Hierarchies (Active System)

Log in to the Windows OS on the active system (lk-node01) as LKDOMAIN\lkadmin. Launch the LifeKeeper GUI and log in as LKDOMAIN\lkadmin. Click the Create Resource Hierarchy icon (green + sign) to create an Oracle resource hierarchy. Enter the values as…

Creating/Extending a Resource

Application Recovery Kits » Generic Application Kit for Load Balancer Health Checks » Creating/Extending a Resource

The Generic Application resource type is used in order to create/extend a Gen LB resource. Please refer to the LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation for more information about Generic Application resources. During Gen LB resource creation, you will be…

Creating a GenLB Resource

LifeKeeper for Windows in a Cloud Environment » LifeKeeper for Windows Step by Step Guide for Google Cloud » Creating a Generic ARK for Load Balancer Probe Reply (GenLB) » Creating a GenLB Resource

!Please be sure to verify the following are in place in order to minimize issues moving forward with the creation of a GenLB resource: 1. A Windows firewall rule to allow access to the ILB port (12345) 2. A Google Firewall rule that lists the address ranges…

Creating a DataKeeper Volume Resource in WSFC

Creating a DataKeeper Volume Resource in WSFC

Automatic Creation of a Mirror in WSFC Use the SIOS DataKeeper GUI to configure a mirror. At the completion of the mirror creation operation, the following dialog box will pop up which will allow you to automatically add the mirror as a DataKeeper volume…

Extending Resource Hierarchies

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Administration » Working with Resource Hierarchies » Extending Resource Hierarchies

The LifeKeeper for Windows Extend Resource Hierarchy option copies an existing hierarchy from one server and creates a similar hierarchy on another LifeKeeper for Windows server. Once a hierarchy is extended to other servers, cascading failover is available for that…

Transferring Resource Hierarchies

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » User Guide » Maintenance Tasks » Transferring Resource Hierarchies

When you need to perform routine maintenance or other tasks on a LifeKeeper for Windows Server, you can use the LifeKeeper GUI to move in-service resources to another server. To transfer in-service resource hierarchies from Server A to Server B, use the GUI to bring…

Creating a File Share List Resource Hierarchy

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Administration » Working with Resource Hierarchies » Creating Resource Hierarchies » Creating a File Share List Resource Hierarchy

The Windows File Manager function allows you to define file shares. The File Share List Resource type allows you to create a resource that includes one or more of those file shares. Criteria for File Share List Resources Not all file shares are available to be…

Creating Resource Groups

LifeKeeper for Windows in a Cloud Environment » Microsoft Azure Guide » Building a Virtual Environment in Azure » Creating Resource Groups

Log in to Azure and open Azure Home, click Resource groups. Click Add. Enter the following values and click Review+Create. Resource Group Subscription Your subscription ID This is the subscription ID issued when…

Creating an IP Address Resource Hierarchy

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Administration » Working with Resource Hierarchies » Creating Resource Hierarchies » Creating an IP Address Resource Hierarchy

LifeKeeper for Windows provides the ability to monitor local switchable IP addresses and moves them to another network adapter in the same system when a failure is detected. This can avoid an entire resource hierarchy failing over to a backup server. IP Local Recovery…

Creating an AWS ECC Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » Recovery Kit for EC2™ Administration Guide » Recovery Kit for EC2™ Configuration » Creating an AWS ECC Resource Hierarchy

To create a resource instance from the primary server, complete the following steps: From the LifeKeeper GUI menu, select Edit, then Server. From the drop down menu, select Create Resource Hierarchy. A dialog box will appear with a drop down list showing all of…

Maintaining a Resource Hierarchy

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » User Guide » Maintenance Tasks » Maintaining a Resource Hierarchy

You can perform maintenance on a resource hierarchy while maintaining LifeKeeper for Windows protection of all other hierarchies on the system. This involves taking the hierarchy in need of maintenance out of service and then bringing it back in service after you…

Resource Hierarchy Information

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Introduction » Resource Hierarchies » Resource Hierarchy Information

A snapshot of information about all the resources defined for a server can be displayed in the Server Properties dialog box. Other resource information can be viewed in the Status Table (main GUI window) or in the Viewing Resource Properties…

Extending a DNS Resource Hierarchy

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Administration » Working with Resource Hierarchies » Extending Resource Hierarchies » Extending a DNS Resource Hierarchy

This operation can be started automatically after you have finished creating a DNS resource hierarchy, or from an existing DNS resource hierarchy, as described in the section on extending resource hierarchies. The following additional data is required to extend a DNS…

Creating Oracle Pluggable Database (PDB) Resource Hierarchies (Active System)

LifeKeeper for Windows in a Cloud Environment » LifeKeeper for Windows Step by Step Guide for Google Cloud » Protecting Oracle » Creating Oracle Pluggable Database (PDB) Resource Hierarchies (Active System)

Log in to the Windows OS on the active system (lk-node01) as LKDOMAIN\lkadmin. Launch the LifeKeeper GUI and log in as LKDOMAIN\lkadmin. Click the Create Resource Hierarchy icon (green + sign) to create an Oracle Pluggable Database resource hierarchy. Enter…

Creating a Dependency between a GenLB Resource and an Oracle PDB Resource

LifeKeeper for Windows in a Cloud Environment » LifeKeeper for Windows Step by Step Guide for Google Cloud » Protecting Oracle » Creating a Dependency between a GenLB Resource and an Oracle PDB Resource

Log in to the Windows OS on the active system (lk-node01) as LKDOMAIN\lkadmin. Launch the LifeKeeper GUI and log in as LKDOMAIN\lkadmin. Click the Add Dependency icon. Enter the values as described in the table below: Create Dependency …

Extending a File Share Resource Hierarchy

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Administration » Working with Resource Hierarchies » Extending Resource Hierarchies » Extending a File Share Resource Hierarchy

This operation can be started automatically after you have finished creating a file share resource hierarchy, or from an existing file share resource hierarchy, as described in the section on extending resource hierarchies. No additional data is required to extend a…

Extending a Generic Application Resource Hierarchy

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Administration » Working with Resource Hierarchies » Extending Resource Hierarchies » Extending a Generic Application Resource Hierarchy

This operation can be started automatically after you have finished creating a generic application resource hierarchy, or from an existing generic application resource hierarchy, as described in the section on extending resource hierarchies. No additional data is…

Extending a LAN Manager Resource Hierarchy

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Administration » Working with Resource Hierarchies » Extending Resource Hierarchies » Extending a LAN Manager Resource Hierarchy

This operation can be started automatically after you have finished creating a LAN manager resource hierarchy, or from an existing LAN manager resource hierarchy, as described in the section on extending resource hierarchies. No additional data is required to extend a…

Resource Hierarchy for Oracle

Application Recovery Kits » LifeKeeper Oracle Recovery Kit Introduction » Resource Hierarchy for Oracle

The typical Oracle resource hierarchy consists of the following resources: Oracle Shared communication resource (IP or LAN Manager alias name) Volume(s) All Oracle data, log, and trace (core database) files for the protected Oracle Database are stored on…

Expanding and Collapsing A Resource Hierarchy Tree

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » User Guide » Common Tasks » Expanding and Collapsing A Resource Hierarchy Tree

The resource MSExch.0 is collapsed in this tree. The resource MSExch.0 is expanded in this tree. appears if it is collapsed. appears to the left of a resource icon if it is expanded. To expand a resource hierarchy, click the …

Safe Creation of a Shared-Storage Volume Resource

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » DataKeeper » DataKeeper User Guide » Configuring Mirrors » Safe Creation of a Shared-Storage Volume Resource

DataKeeper allows mirrors to be created on shared volumes where more than one system has access to the same physical storage. The shared volume can be on the source side of the mirror or on the target side. Note: Dynamic disks are not supported with Shared Storage…

IIS Resource Hierarchy Creation Error

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Troubleshooting » IIS Resource Hierarchy Creation Error

Symptom When creating an IIS Resource Hierarchy, you receive the following message: No qualified sites were found… and the create fails. BACKGROUND /…

Testing Your Oracle Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » LifeKeeper Oracle Recovery Kit Introduction » Oracle Resource Configuration Tasks » Testing Your Oracle Resource Hierarchy

You can test your Oracle resource hierarchy by initiating a manual switchover. This will simulate a failover of a resource instance from the primary server to the backup server. You can select Edit, then Resource, then In Service. For example, an In Service request…

Testing Your SQL Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » LifeKeeper for Windows Microsoft SQL Server Recovery Kit Introduction » SQL Server Configuration Considerations » Testing Your SQL Resource Hierarchy

You can test your SQL resource hierarchy by initiating a manual switchover. This will simulate a failover of a resource instance from the primary server to the backup server. Selecting Edit, then Resource, then In Service. For example, an In Service request executed…

Testing Your PostgreSQL Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » LifeKeeper for Windows PostgreSQL Recovery Kit Introduction » Server Configuration Considerations » Testing Your PostgreSQL Resource Hierarchy

You can test your PostgreSQL resource hierarchy by initiating a manual switchover. This will simulate a failover of a resource instance from the primary server to the backup server. Select Edit, then Resource, then In Service. For example, an In Service request…

Create an IIS Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » LifeKeeper Microsoft Internet Information Services Recovery Kit Introduction » IIS Resource Configuration Tasks » Create an IIS Resource Hierarchy

Before creating your IIS hierarchy, be sure you have created the associated IP and volume (if needed) resource hierarchies first. To create a resource instance from the primary server, you should complete the following steps: From the LifeKeeper GUI menu, select…

Extend an IIS Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » LifeKeeper Microsoft Internet Information Services Recovery Kit Introduction » IIS Resource Configuration Tasks » Extend an IIS Resource Hierarchy

This operation can be started from the Edit menu or initiated automatically upon completing the Create IIS Resource Hierarchy option, in which case you should refer to Step 2 below. On the Edit menu, select Resource then Extend Resource Hierarchy. The Pre-Extend…

Delete an IIS Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » LifeKeeper Microsoft Internet Information Services Recovery Kit Introduction » IIS Resource Configuration Tasks » Delete an IIS Resource Hierarchy

To delete a resource hierarchy from all the servers in your LifeKeeper environment, complete the following steps: From the LifeKeeper GUI menu, select Edit then Resource. From the drop down menu, select Delete Resource Hierarchy. Select the Target Server where…

Testing Your IIS Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » LifeKeeper Microsoft Internet Information Services Recovery Kit Introduction » Testing Your IIS Resource Hierarchy

The topics in this section assist in testing your IIS resource hierarchy. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Performing a Manual Switchover from the…

Adding a Resource Dependency

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Administration » Working with Resource Hierarchies » Adding a Resource Dependency

While most Recovery Kits create their dependencies during the original resource hierarchy creation task, under certain circumstances, you may want to create new or additional resource dependencies or delete existing ones. An example might be that you wish to change an…

Removing a Resource Dependency

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Administration » Working with Resource Hierarchies » Removing a Resource Dependency

Select a server-specific resource instance as the parent from which you want to remove a child dependency, and then select Remove Dependency from the resource context menu or resource context toolbar. Select the Child Resource from the drop down box. This should…

Creating an Oracle Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » LifeKeeper Oracle Recovery Kit Introduction » Oracle Resource Configuration Tasks » Creating an Oracle Hierarchy

After you have completed the necessary setup tasks, use the following steps to define the Oracle Server hierarchy to protect your database(s). From the LifeKeeper GUI menu, select Edit, then Server. From the menu, select Create Resource Hierarchy. The Create…

Creating the SQL Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » LifeKeeper for Windows Microsoft SQL Server Recovery Kit Introduction » SQL Server Installation » Creating the SQL Hierarchy

After you have completed the necessary setup tasks outlined in the LifeKeeper for Windows Installation Guide, use the following steps to define the SQL Server hierarchy to protect your database(s). !Important: If you have an existing SQL database installed, you must…

Creating the PostgreSQL Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » LifeKeeper for Windows PostgreSQL Recovery Kit Introduction » Server Configuration Considerations » Creating the PostgreSQL Hierarchy

After you have completed the necessary setup tasks outlined in the LifeKeeper for Windows Installation Guide, use the steps listed below to create the PostgreSQL hierarchy to protect your database cluster. Important If you have an existing…

Resource States

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Introduction » Resource Hierarchies » Resource States

The LifeKeeper GUI status display shows the resources that are defined across all servers to which it is connected. The left pane of the status window displays the Resource Hierarchy Tree which reflects the global resource status (that is, the status of the resource…

Extending an IP Address Resource Hierarchy

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Administration » Working with Resource Hierarchies » Extending Resource Hierarchies » Extending an IP Address Resource Hierarchy

This operation can be started automatically after you have finished creating an IP address resource hierarchy or from an existing IP address resource hierarchy as described in the section on extending resource hierarchies. The following additional data is required to…

Deleting an AWS ECC Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » Recovery Kit for EC2™ Administration Guide » Recovery Kit for EC2™ Configuration » Deleting an AWS ECC Resource Hierarchy

To delete a resource hierarchy from all of the servers in your LifeKeeper environment, complete the following steps: From the LifeKeeper GUI menu, select Edit, then Resource. From the dropdown menu, select Delete Resource Hierarchy. Select the name of the Target…

Creating a Mirror

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » DataKeeper » DataKeeper User Guide » Configuring Mirrors » Creating a Mirror

Before creating a mirror, ensure the following: You have created a job to hold the mirror. The volume on both the source and target systems must be of the NTFS file system type. The target volume must be greater than or equal to the size of the source…

Creating a Job

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » DataKeeper » DataKeeper User Guide » Setting Up SIOS DataKeeper » Creating a Job

*Using non-ASCII characters in the DataKeeper Job Name or Description fields will result in errors in LifeKeeper Administration of that Job. If not already connected, connect to the server where you want to create a job. From the right Actions pane, select…

Bringing A Resource In Service

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » User Guide » Operator Tasks » Bringing A Resource In Service

To bring a resource in service: Select a server-specific resource instance that you want to bring in service and then select In Service from the Resource Context Menu or Resource Context Toolbar. A dialog appears confirming the server and resource(s) that you…

DataKeeper Volume Not Available as Cluster Resource Type

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » DataKeeper » DataKeeper Troubleshooting » Known Issues and Workarounds » DataKeeper Volume Not Available as Cluster Resource Type

WSFC Server – The DataKeeper Volume is Not Available as a Cluster Resource Type After DataKeeper is Installed in a Microsoft WSFC Environment Error/Message The DataKeeper Volume is not available as a cluster resource type after DataKeeper is installed in a…

Deleting a Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » LifeKeeper Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Introduction » Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Configuration » Deleting a Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Resource Hierarchy

To delete a resource hierarchy from all of the servers in your environment, complete the following steps. From the LifeKeeper for Windows GUI menu, select Edit then Resource. From the dropdown menu select Delete Resource Hierarchy. Select the name of the Target…

DNS Resource Requirements

LifeKeeper for Windows Installation Guide » Setting Up Your LifeKeeper for Windows Environment » DNS Resource Requirements

The DNS Recovery Kit included with the LifeKeeper for Windows Core product provides a mechanism to update DNS A and PTR records of the primary server or a LifeKeeper alias name on the DNS servers in your configuration. The DNS resource allows the user to select the A…

Editing Resource Priorities

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Administration » Working with Resource Hierarchies » Creating Resource Hierarchies » Editing Resource Priorities

You can edit or reorder the priorities of servers on which a resource hierarchy has been defined. First, bring up the Resource Properties dialog just as you would for viewing resource properties. The Resource Properties dialog displays the priority for a particular…

Editing Resource Properties

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Administration » Working with Resource Hierarchies » Creating Resource Hierarchies » Editing Resource Properties

To edit the properties of a resource, bring up the Resource Properties dialog just as you would for viewing resource properties. If you are logged into that server with the appropriate permissions, the following items will be editable. • Switchback •…

LCD Resource Types

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » User Guide » Advanced Topics » LCD Resource Types

The LCD is maintained in both shared memory and in the $LKROOT directory. As highlighted on the directory structure diagram, subsys contains application resource sets you can use to define your application interface: filesys – file system related resources…

Viewing Resource Properties

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » User Guide » Common Tasks » Viewing Resource Properties

To view resource properties: If the Properties Panel is enabled, simply select the server-specific resource instance in the Status Table and the properties will be displayed in the Properties Panel. If the Properties Panel is disabled, select the server-specific…

Resource Context Toolbar

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » User Guide » LifeKeeper GUI » Toolbars » Resource Context Toolbar

The resource context toolbar is displayed in the properties panel when you select a server-specific resource instance in the status table. The default toolbar is described here but this toolbar might be customized for specific resource types in which case the custom…

Resource Context Menu

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » User Guide » LifeKeeper GUI » Menus » Resource Context Menu

The resource context menu appears when you right-click on a global (cluster-wide) resource, as shown above, or a server-specific resource instance, as shown below, in the status table. The default resource context menu is described here, but this menu might be…

Incomplete Resource Creation

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Troubleshooting » Incomplete Resource Creation

Description If the resource setup process is interrupted leaving instances only partially created, you must perform manual cleanup before attempting to install the hierarchy again. Use the LifeKeeper GUI to delete any partially-created resources. See Deleting a…

Creating a VM Instance

LifeKeeper for Windows in a Cloud Environment » LifeKeeper for Windows Step by Step Guide for Google Cloud » Connecting from another VPC Client » Creating a VM Instance

Create the following instance. Instance Setting Value (Region/Zone) Name Region Zone client asia-northeast1 asia-northeast1-a Instance Setting Value (Machine configuration・Boot disk) Machine Configuration…

Creating a Virtual Network

LifeKeeper for Windows in a Cloud Environment » Microsoft Azure Guide » Building a Virtual Environment in Azure » Creating a Virtual Network

Create a virtual network for the new environment. We will create a single address space and two subnets here. One subnet is used for services, and the other for LifeKeeper for Windows communication paths and replication. Select Azure Home > Virtual networks > Add…

Creating a Load Balancer

LifeKeeper for Windows in a Cloud Environment » Microsoft Azure Guide » Building a Virtual Environment in Azure » Creating a Load Balancer

Azure load balancers have external and internal load balancers, but for the purpose of this document, we will use an internal load balancer. The IP address of this internal load balancer is also used as a virtual IP address later, making it an access point for…

Creating a Communication Path

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Administration » Administrator GUI Tasks » Creating a Communication Path

Before configuring a LifeKeeper for Windows communication path between servers, verify the hardware and software setup. See the Configuration section for requirements. Configuration Notes You should configure no more than one shared disk comm path between…

Creating a VPC Network

LifeKeeper for Windows in a Cloud Environment » LifeKeeper for Windows Step by Step Guide for Google Cloud » Configuration on Google Cloud » Creating a VPC Network

Create the VPC using the following two subnets. Subnet List Subnet Name Region IP Address Range lk-private asia-northeast1 10.0.101.0/24 lk-public 10.0.1.0/24 Log in to Google Cloud. From the…

Creating a VM Instance

LifeKeeper for Windows in a Cloud Environment » LifeKeeper for Windows Step by Step Guide for Google Cloud » Configuration on Google Cloud » Creating a VM Instance

Create the following three VM instances. Instance List Name Region Zone Use lk-node01 asia-northeast1 asia-northeast1-b primary node lk-node02 asia-northeast1-c secondary node lk-client…

Creating a Communication Path

LifeKeeper for Windows in a Cloud Environment » LifeKeeper for Windows Step by Step Guide for Google Cloud » Installing and Configuring LifeKeeper » Initial LifeKeeper GUI Configuration » Creating a Communication Path

Create a communication path between the cluster nodes using the value in the following table. Communication Path Local Server LK-NODE01 Remote Server(s) LK-NODE02 Device Type TCP Heartbeat…

Creating a Load Balancer

LifeKeeper for Windows in a Cloud Environment » LifeKeeper for Windows Step by Step Guide for Google Cloud » Creating a Load Balancer

Create the Cloud Load Balancer on Google Cloud as described in Introduction to the Load Balancer, in the following order. The client is able to communicate with the VM instances which are detected as healthy by the health check by connecting to the load balancer…

Taking a Resource Out Of Service

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » User Guide » Operator Tasks » Taking a Resource Out Of Service

To take a resource out of service: Select a server-specific resource instance that you want to take out of service and then select Out of Service from the Resource Context Menu or Resource Context Toolbar. A dialog appears confirming the selected resource(s) to…

Extend of a SQL Resource Fails

Application Recovery Kits » LifeKeeper for Windows Microsoft SQL Server Recovery Kit Introduction » Troubleshooting » Extend of a SQL Resource Fails

Symptom: The Extend of a Microsoft SQL resource will fail if the primary and backup configurations are different (i.e. Microsoft SQL ID mismatch). Below is an example of the error message displayed in the LifeKeeper GUI during the can extend operation: Process:…

Creating a Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » LifeKeeper Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Introduction » Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Configuration » Creating a Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Hierarchy

To create a resource instance on the primary server, complete the following steps. From the LifeKeeper for Windows GUI menu, select Edit then Server. From the dropdown menu, select Create Resource Hierarchy. The Create Protected Application dialog box will display.…

Incomplete Resource Priority Modification

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Administration » Working with Resource Hierarchies » Creating Resource Hierarchies » Editing Resource Priorities » Incomplete Resource Priority Modification

A hierarchy in LifeKeeper for Windows is defined as all resources associated by parent/child relationships. For resources that have multiple parents, it is not always easy to discern from the GUI all of the root resources for a hierarchy. In order to maintain…

Edit Menu – Resource

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » User Guide » LifeKeeper GUI » Menus » Edit Menu – Resource

This submenu of the main menu bar is the same as the default resource context menu except that you must select a resource and server when you invoke actions from this menu. The Edit > Resource menu cannot be customized. In Service. Bring a resource hierarchy into…

Resource Tag Name Restrictions

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » DataKeeper » DataKeeper Troubleshooting » Restrictions » Resource Tag Name Restrictions

Tag Name Length All tags within DataKeeper may not exceed the 256 character limit. Valid “Special” Characters - _ . / However, the first character in a tag should not contain “.” or “/”. Invalid…

Resource Tag Name Restrictions

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Troubleshooting » Resource Tag Name Restrictions

Tag Name Length All tags within LifeKeeper for Windows DataKeeper may not exceed the 256 character limit. Valid “Special” Characters - _ . / However, the first character in a tag should not contain “.” or…

IP Resource Create Issue

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Troubleshooting » IP Resource Create Issue

Symptom IP resource Pre-Extend Wizard can fail if new IP address partially matches an existing IP address. Workaround Currently no workaround is available. This will be addressed in a future release.

Oracle Resource Configuration Tasks

Application Recovery Kits » LifeKeeper Oracle Recovery Kit Introduction » Oracle Resource Configuration Tasks

Once you have completed the setup tasks as described in the previous section, you are ready to create and extend your Oracle resource hierarchies. The following four tasks are described in this guide, as they are unique to an Oracle resource instance and different for…

IIS Resource Configuration Tasks

Application Recovery Kits » LifeKeeper Microsoft Internet Information Services Recovery Kit Introduction » IIS Resource Configuration Tasks

The topics in this section describe the tasks involved in configuring resources. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Create an IIS Resource…

Unextending a Hierarchy

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » Administration » Working with Resource Hierarchies » Unextending a Hierarchy

The Unextend Resource Hierarchy option removes a complete hierarchy, including all of its resources, from a single server. This is different than the Delete Resource Hierarchy selection which removes a hierarchy from all servers. When using Unextend Resource…

Creating Clients

LifeKeeper for Windows in a Cloud Environment » Microsoft Azure Guide » Building a Virtual Environment in Azure » Creating Clients

In Azure Home > Virtual machines, click Add and create a virtual machine for the client with the settings shown in the following table. The virtual machine is created using the same method as for cluster nodes, so a screenshot is omitted here. Note that the red…

Oracle Hierarchy Administration

Application Recovery Kits » LifeKeeper Oracle Recovery Kit Introduction » Oracle Hierarchy Administration

The topics in this section assist in the administration of Oracle hierarchies.

PostgreSQL Hierarchy Administration

Application Recovery Kits » LifeKeeper for Windows PostgreSQL Recovery Kit Introduction » PostgreSQL Hierarchy Administration

Follow these guidelines when administering your PostgreSQL. Access Via Protected Communication Paths Reserve Volumes For Exclusive PostgreSQL Use Start and Stop PostgreSQL Only Through LifeKeeper Creating and Protecting Additional PostgreSQL Database…

IIS Hierarchy Administration

Application Recovery Kits » LifeKeeper Microsoft Internet Information Services Recovery Kit Introduction » IIS Hierarchy Administration

The topics in this section assist in the administration of IIS hierarchies. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Modifying Quick Check Interval, Deep Check…

Extending Your Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » LifeKeeper Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Introduction » Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Configuration » Extending Your Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Resource Hierarchy

After you have created a hierarchy, you must extend that hierarchy to another server in the cluster. There are three possible scenarios to extend your resource instance from the template (primary) server to a target server. Continue from creating the resource into…

Unextending Your Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » LifeKeeper Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Introduction » Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Configuration » Unextending Your Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Resource Hierarchy

To unextend a hierarchy complete the following steps. From the LifeKeeper for Windows GUI menu, select Edit, then Resource. From the dropdown menu, select Unextend Resource Hierarchy. Select the Target Server that you are unextending from the Route53 resource. It…

Creating a Password File (Active System)

LifeKeeper for Windows in a Cloud Environment » Microsoft Azure Guide » Oracle Specific Environment » Oracle Installation and Configuration » Creating a Password File (Active System)

Log in to sios20lknode01 as SIOS20\lkadmin. Create a password file to use for login through the listener. Refer to the official Oracle documentation for the syntax of the password files. C:\> orapwd file=orapworcl force=y ignorecase=y password=XXXXXXXX Verify…

Creating a Password File (Standby System)

LifeKeeper for Windows in a Cloud Environment » Microsoft Azure Guide » Oracle Specific Environment » Oracle Installation and Configuration » Creating a Password File (Standby System)

Create a password file and check the connectivity to the database via the listener using the same steps as you did for the active node. See Creating a Password File (Active System) for details. Now the installation and configuration on the standby node have…

Creating a Password File (Active System)

LifeKeeper for Windows in a Cloud Environment » LifeKeeper for Windows Step by Step Guide for Google Cloud » Installing and Configuring Oracle » Creating a Password File (Active System)

Log in to lk-node01 as LKDOMAIN\lkadmin. Run cmd.exe as Administrator. Create a password file to use for logging in through the listener. Refer to the official Oracle documentation for the syntax of the password files. C:\> orapwd file=orapworcl force=y…

Creating a Password File (Standby System)

LifeKeeper for Windows in a Cloud Environment » LifeKeeper for Windows Step by Step Guide for Google Cloud » Installing and Configuring Oracle » Creating a Password File (Standby System)

Create a password file and check the connectivity to the database via the listener using the same steps used for the active node; Creating a Password File (Active System) . Now the installation and configuration on the standby node have been completed.…

Creating Mirrors With Shared Volumes

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » DataKeeper » DataKeeper User Guide » Configuring Mirrors » Creating Mirrors With Shared Volumes

In order to properly configure DataKeeper in a shared volume configuration, use the DataKeeper GUI to connect to all systems where the shared volumes are configured. When connected, the DataKeeper GUI uses hardware signatures to automatically detect which volumes are…

Creating Mirrors With Multiple Targets

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » DataKeeper » DataKeeper User Guide » Configuring Mirrors » Creating Mirrors With Multiple Targets

SIOS DataKeeper provides the ability to replicate data from a single source volume to one or more target volumes. In addition, DataKeeper also allows you to switch over control and make any of the target volumes become the source. Assuming you have already created a…

Viewing Resource Tags and IDs

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » User Guide » Common Tasks » Viewing Resource Tags and IDs

A resource’s tag and ID can be viewed quickly by positioning the cursor over a resource icon in the status window and clicking the left mouse button once (single-click). The resource tag and ID of the server having the lowest priority number are displayed in the…

Extending a SQL Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » LifeKeeper for Windows Microsoft SQL Server Recovery Kit Introduction » SQL Server Installation » Extending a SQL Hierarchy

This operation can be started from the Edit menu or initiated automatically upon completing the Create Resource Hierarchy option, in which case you should refer to Step 2 below. From the Edit menu, select Resource then Extend Resource Hierarchy. The Pre-Extend…

Unextending a SQL Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » LifeKeeper for Windows Microsoft SQL Server Recovery Kit Introduction » SQL Server Installation » Unextending a SQL Hierarchy

To remove a resource hierarchy from a single server in the LifeKeeper for Windows cluster, do the following: On the Edit menu, select Resource, then Unextend Resource Hierarchy. Select the Target Server where you want to unextend the SQL resource. It cannot be…

Extending a PostgreSQL Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » LifeKeeper for Windows PostgreSQL Recovery Kit Introduction » Server Configuration Considerations » Extending a PostgreSQL Hierarchy

This operation can be started from the Edit menu or initiated automatically upon completing the Create Resource Hierarchy option, in which case you should refer to Step 2 below. From the Edit menu, select Resource then Extend Resource Hierarchy. The Pre-Extend…

Unextending a PostgreSQL Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » LifeKeeper for Windows PostgreSQL Recovery Kit Introduction » Server Configuration Considerations » Unextending a PostgreSQL Hierarchy

To remove a resource hierarchy from a single server in the LifeKeeper for Windows cluster, do the following: On the Edit menu, select Resource, then Unextend Resource Hierarchy. Select the Target Server where you want to unextend the SQL resource. It cannot be…

Volume Considerations

LifeKeeper for Windows Technical Documentation » DataKeeper » Introduction » Understanding Replication » Volume Considerations

*Note: SIOS DataKeeper primary and secondary systems have three types of volumes: system, non-mirrored and mirrored. During mirroring operations, system and non-mirrored volumes are not affected and the user has full access to all applications and data on these…

Creating Firewall Rules

LifeKeeper for Windows in a Cloud Environment » LifeKeeper for Windows Step by Step Guide for Google Cloud » Connecting from another VPC Client » Creating Firewall Rules

Change the firewall rule setting so that the created VM instance can connect to the existing instance. In addition, create a new firewall rule to connect via RDP from the local PC. Change the current firewall configuration. From the navigation menu, select VPC…

Creating Cloud NAT

LifeKeeper for Windows in a Cloud Environment » LifeKeeper for Windows Step by Step Guide for Google Cloud » Configuration on Google Cloud » Creating Cloud NAT

Create the following NAT so that the VM instances on the private subnet have internet access. NAT Configuration Values List (Cloud Router) Network Region Cloud Router Name Network Region lk-vpc asia-northeast1…