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Documentation and Training

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Technical Documentation » Documentation and Training

Documentation A complete reference providing instructions for installing, configuring, administering and troubleshooting SIOS Protection Suite for Linux.The following sections cover every aspect of SPS for Linux: Section Description …

Documentation and Training

LifeKeeper Single Server Protection for Linux Technical Documentation » Documentation and Training

A complete reference providing instructions for installing, configuring, administering and troubleshooting SIOS LifeKeeper Single Server Protection for Linux is available in the LifeKeeper Single Server Protection Documentation. The following sections cover every…

VMDK Documentation and References

Application Recovery Kits » VMDK Shared Storage Recovery Kit Administration Guide » VMDK Documentation and References

The following SPS product documentation is available from SIOS Technology Corp.: SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Release Notes SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Technical Documentation SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Installation Guide Optional Application…

NAS Documentation and References

Application Recovery Kits » NAS Recovery Kit Administration Guide » NAS Documentation and References

The following LifeKeeper product documentation is available from SIOS Technology Corp.: SPS for Linux Release Notes SPS for Linux Technical Documentation SIOS Protection Suite Installation Guide Optional Recovery Kit Documentation This documentation,…

LVM Documentation and References

Application Recovery Kits » LVM Recovery Kit Administration Guide » LVM Documentation and References

The following LifeKeeper product documentation is available from SIOS Technology Corp.: SPS for Linux Release Notes SPS for Linux Technical Documentation SIOS Protection Suite Installation Guide Optional Recovery Kit Documentation This documentation,…

DB2 Documentation and References

Application Recovery Kits » DB2 Recovery Kit Administration Guide » DB2 Documentation and References

The following LifeKeeper product documentation is available from SIOS Technology Corp.: SPS for Linux Release Notes SPS for Linux Technical Documentation SIOS Protection Suite Installation Guide Optional Recovery Kit Documentation This…

SPS Documentation and Apache References

Application Recovery Kits » Apache Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SPS Documentation and Apache References

The following is a list of SPS related information available from SIOS Technology Corp.: SPS for Linux Release Notes SPS for Linux Technical Documentation (available from the Help menu within the LifeKeeper GUI) SPS for Linux Installation Guide This…

Software RAID (md) Documentation and References

Application Recovery Kits » MD Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Software RAID (md) Documentation and References

The following SPS product documentation is available from the SIOS Technology Corp. website: SPS for Linux Release Notes SPS for Linux Technical Documentation Optional Recovery Kit Documentation This documentation, along with documentation associated with…

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Technical Documentation

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Technical Documentation

SIOS Protection Suite (SPS) for Linux integrates high availability clustering with innovative data replication functionality in a single, enterprise-class solution. SPS for Linux Integrated Components SIOS LifeKeeper provides a complete fault-resilient software…

SIOS Protection for Linux Support Matrix

SIOS Protection for Linux Support Matrix

Supported Operating Systems Supported Applications Supported Virtualization Supported Operating Systems Product Supported Operating System SIOS Protection Suite for Linux / LifeKeeper for Linux v9.1 v9.1.1 v9.1.2 v9.2…

LifeKeeper Single Server Protection for Linux Technical Documentation

LifeKeeper Single Server Protection for Linux Technical Documentation

About LifeKeeper Single Server Protection for Linux LifeKeeper Single Server Protection (SSP) allows for application monitoring in a single node configuration (i.e., no cluster requirements or restraints). Single node environments may be physical or virtual (vSphere,…

Quick Start Guides

Quick Start Guides

AWS Direct Connect Quick Start Guide Protection Suite for Linux in the AWS Cloud (SAP) SAP HANA Recovery Kit Chef Support Documentation AWS VPC Peering Connections Quick Start Guide DataKeeper for Linux Evaluation Guide MySQL Cluster with Data Replication…

SAP Recovery Kit Administration Guide

Application Recovery Kits » SAP Recovery Kit Administration Guide

The SIOS Protection Suite for Linux SAP Recovery Kit provides a mechanism to recover SAP NetWeaver from a failed primary server onto a backup server in a LifeKeeper environment. The SAP Recovery Kit works in conjunction with other SIOS Protection Suite Recovery Kits…

SAP MaxDB Recovery Kit Administration Guide

Application Recovery Kits » SAP MaxDB Recovery Kit Administration Guide

SAP DB / MaxDB (SAP DB) is a SQL-based, industrial-strength database system that can be deployed for a wide array of purposes. It is highly scalable, platform-independent and provides full transaction support. The database system was originally owned by SAP but has…

SAP HANA Recovery Kit Administration Guide

Application Recovery Kits » SAP HANA Recovery Kit Administration Guide

*Beginning in v9.5.0 SIOS has released the new SAP HANA Application Recovery Kit. SIOS will continue to support the SAP HANA gen/app based Recovery Kit with the 9.4.x releases until March 31, 2022. If you are using SIOS Protection Suite for Linux v9.5 or later you must…

Related LifeKeeper Resources for AWS VPC Peering

Quick Start Guides » Connecting to a LifeKeeper Cluster using AWS VPC Peering Quick Start Guide » Related LifeKeeper Resources for AWS VPC Peering

Route53 Resource Summary When switchover occurs, it is necessary to update Amazon Route 53 DNS information in order to continue to secure the connection to the service. This feature is provided in Route53 resources. When the status of Route53 resource becomes “In…

Java Plug-In

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » GUI » Preparing to Run the GUI » Java Plug-In

Regardless of the browser you are using (see supported browsers), the first time your browser attempts to load the LifeKeeper GUI, it will either automatically download the Java Plug-In software or redirect you to a web page to download and install it. From that point…

Software RAID Notes and Restrictions

Application Recovery Kits » MD Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Software RAID (md) Recovery Kit Overview » Software RAID Notes and Restrictions

The following notes and restrictions apply to this version of the Software RAID Recovery Kit. Activating Virtual Devices During Boot Up Virtual devices on shared storage should not be activated during system boot-up. Persistent Superblock All virtual devices must…

IP Recovery Kit Requirements

Application Recovery Kits » IP Recovery Kit Administration Guide » IP Recovery Kit Requirements

Before attempting to install or remove the IP Recovery Kit, you must understand the hardware and software requirements for the package and the installation and removal procedures. Kit Hardware and Software Requirements Before installing and configuring the LifeKeeper…

Resource Context Menu

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » 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…

MySQL Recovery Kit Administration Guide

Application Recovery Kits » MySQL Recovery Kit Administration Guide

The SIOS Protection Suite for Linux MySQL Recovery Kit provides an easy way to add LifeKeeper fault‑resilient protection for MySQL resources and databases. This enables a failure on the primary database server to be recovered on a designated backup server without…

Command Line Interface

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Technical Documentation » Command Line Interface

SIOS Protection Suite’s Command Line Interface can be used as an alternative to the Graphical User Interface. Administrator tasks may be automated by incorporating calls to the CLI in shell scripting. Document Contents This guide contains the following…

NFS Server Recovery Kit Requirements

Application Recovery Kits » NFS Server Recovery Kit Administration Guide » NFS Server Recovery Kit Requirements

Before installing and configuring the LifeKeeper NFS Server Recovery Kit, be sure that your configuration meets the following requirements: Servers. The Recovery Kit requires two or more servers configured in accordance with the LifeKeeper requirements described in…

LifeKeeper

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper

The following SPS product documentation is available from the SIOS Technology Corp. website: SPS for Linux Release Notes SPS for Linux Technical Documentation Optional Recovery Kit Documentation

Data Replication Configuration

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » Installation and Configuration » Data Replication Configuration

Item Description SIOS DataKeeper Feature/ Distribution Matrix SIOS DataKeeper supports Linux kernel versions 2.6 and higher. SIOS DataKeeper Documentation The documentation for SIOS DataKeeper is located within the SIOS…

Sybase ASE Recovery Kit Administration Guide

Application Recovery Kits » Sybase ASE Recovery Kit Administration Guide

Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise is a powerful data management platform for high performance business applications. Sybase ASE is a versatile, enterprise-class RDBMS that is especially good at handling OLTP workloads. Sybase ASE is used widely in financial,…

LVM Recovery Kit Administration Guide

Application Recovery Kits » LVM Recovery Kit Administration Guide

The SIOS Protection Suite (SPS) for Linux Logical Volume Manager (LVM) Recovery Kit provides logical volume support for other SPS Recovery Kits. Thus, SPS-protected applications can take advantage of the benefits offered by the Logical Volume Manager, including…

Postfix Recovery Kit Administration Guide

Application Recovery Kits » Postfix Recovery Kit Administration Guide

Postfix plays a variety of roles, all critical to the proper flow of email. It listens on the network for incoming mail, transports mail messages to other servers, and delivers local mail to a local program. The LifeKeeper for Linux Postfix Recovery Kit provides a…

Help Menu

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » GUI » Menus » Help Menu

Technical Documentation. Displays the landing page of the SIOS Technology Corp. Technical Documentation. About…. Displays LifeKeeper GUI version information.

Samba Recovery Kit Administration Guide

Application Recovery Kits » Samba Recovery Kit Administration Guide

The LifeKeeper for Linux Samba Recovery Kit provides fault resilient protection for Samba file and print shares on a Linux server existing in a heterogeneous network. This enables a failure on the primary Samba server to be recovered on a designated backup server…

PostgreSQL Recovery Kit Administration Guide

Application Recovery Kits » PostgreSQL Recovery Kit Administration Guide

The SIOS Protection Suite for Linux PostgreSQL Recovery Kit is an SQL compliant, object-relational database management system (ORDBMS) based on POSTGRES. Since its inception, PostgreSQL has become one of the most advanced open source relational database management…

NFS Server Recovery Kit Administration Guide

Application Recovery Kits » NFS Server Recovery Kit Administration Guide

The SIOS Protection Suite for Linux NFS Server Recovery Kit provides fault resilience for Network File System (NFS) software in a SIOS Protection Suite environment. This enables a failure on the primary NFS server to be recovered on a designated backup server without…

Additional Resources

Quick Start Guides » SIOS Protection Suite for Linux in the AWS Cloud (SAP) » Switchover and Failover Testing » Additional Resources

AWS services Amazon EC2 https://aws.amazon.com/documentation/ec2/ AWS CloudFormation https://aws.amazon.com/documentation/cloudformation/ Amazon VPC https://aws.amazon.com/documentation/vpc/ SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Step-By-Step: How to configure…

MD Recovery Kit Administration Guide

Application Recovery Kits » MD Recovery Kit Administration Guide

The SIOS Protection Suite (SPS) for Linux Software RAID (md) Recovery Kit provides software RAID support for other LifeKeeper recovery kits. Thus, LifeKeeper-protected applications can take advantage of the benefits offered by software RAID, including lower cost data…

Route53™ Recovery Kit Administration Guide

Application Recovery Kits » Route53™ Recovery Kit Administration Guide

Route53™ Recovery Kit provides a mechanism for updating Amazon Route 53 DNS information corresponding to a virtual IP address and an actual IP address information of IP resources that are in dependency relation when switching to a failed primary server to a backup…

WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit Administration Guide

Application Recovery Kits » WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit Administration Guide

The SIOS Protection Suite for Linux WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit provides fault resilient protection for WebSphere MQ queue managers and queue manager storage locations. This kit enables a failure on a primary WebSphere MQ server or queue manager to be recovered on the…

Recovery Kit for EC2™ Administration Guide

Application Recovery Kits » Recovery Kit for EC2™ Administration Guide

The Recovery Kit for EC2™ provides a mechanism to recover an Elastic IP from a failed primary server to a backup server. It also provides a mechanism to enable the IP Recovery Kit to work in multiple availability zones. Please see the Principles of Operation for a…

SAP HANA Recovery Kit Hardware and Software Requirements

Application Recovery Kits » SAP HANA Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SAP HANA Recovery Kit Hardware and Software Requirements

*Beginning in v9.5.0 SIOS has released the new SAP HANA Application Recovery Kit. SIOS will continue to support the SAP HANA gen/app based Recovery Kit with the 9.4.x releases until March 31, 2022. If you are using SIOS Protection Suite for Linux v9.5 or later you must…

LifeKeeper Single Server Protection for Linux Release Notes

LifeKeeper Single Server Protection » LifeKeeper Single Server Protection for Linux Release Notes

Version 9.5.0 Released May 12, 2020 Important!! Read This Document Before Attempting To Install Or Use This Product! This document contains last minute information that must be considered before, during and after installation. Introduction This release…

Quorum Parameters List

Parameters List » Quorum Parameters List

The table below lists the Quorum parameters. These values are tuned by editing the /etc/default/LifeKeeper configuration file. Parameter Name Meaning Setting Value Default Value When to Apply Notes QUORUM_MODE Specifies…

Software Packaging

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Installation Guide » Software Packaging

The SIOS Protection Suite (SPS) for Linux software, including Optional SPS Recovery Kits, is contained within a single image file (sps.img). SPS for Linux Installation Image File The SPS for Linux image file (sps.img) provides a set of installation scripts designed…

Configuration Considerations for Apache Web Server

Application Recovery Kits » Apache Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Configuring Apache Web Server with LifeKeeper » Configuration Considerations for Apache Web Server

Before you create Apache resource hierarchies, you will need to make sure you have completed the following configuration tasks for the Apache Web Server application: In the case Apache package attached to a distribution is installed, it is normally set to autostart…

IP Recovery Kit Administration Guide

Application Recovery Kits » IP Recovery Kit Administration Guide

The SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Internet Protocol (IP) Recovery Kit provides a mechanism to recover an IP address from a failed primary server to a backup server in a LifeKeeper environment. The IP Recovery Kit can define an IP address that can be used to connect…

VMDK Shared Storage Recovery Kit Administration Guide

Application Recovery Kits » VMDK Shared Storage Recovery Kit Administration Guide

VMDK Shared Storage Recovery Kit Technical Documentation LifeKeeper for Linux VMDK Shared Storage Recovery Kit (hereafter referred to as the VMDK Recovery Kit) provides a VMware virtual hard disk as shared storage. The VMDK Recovery Kit allows LifeKeeper users to…

Connecting Servers and Shared Storage

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Installation Guide » Setting Up Your SPS Environment » Connecting Servers and Shared Storage

If you are planning to use LifeKeeper in a non-shared storage environment, then you may skip this information. If you are using LifeKeeper in a data replication (mirroring) environment, see the DataKeeper section of this documentation. If you are using LifeKeeper in a…

Oracle Recovery Kit Administration Guide

Application Recovery Kits » Oracle Recovery Kit Administration Guide

The SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Oracle® Recovery Kit provides fault resilience for Oracle software in an SPS environment. The Recovery Kit software furnishes a mechanism to tie the data integrity of Oracle databases to the increased availability provided by SIOS…

Installing the LifeKeeper Single Server Protection Software

LifeKeeper Single Server Protection » LifeKeeper Single Server Protection for Linux Installation Guide » Installing the LifeKeeper Single Server Protection Software

This document will guide you through the installation of the LifeKeeper Single Server Protection Software (SSP) and assumes the user has basic knowledge of the Linux operating system. Please refer to the LifeKeeper Single Server Protection Software for Linux product…

Installing and Setting Up Database Applications

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Installation Guide » Setting Up Your SPS Environment » Installing and Setting Up Database Applications

If your environment includes a protected database application such as Oracle, DB2 or MySQL, you should install the application using the documentation provided with the database. Ensure that the database is on a shared file system and that the configuration files are…

LifeKeeper Single Server Protection for Linux Introduction

LifeKeeper Single Server Protection » LifeKeeper Single Server Protection for Linux Installation Guide » LifeKeeper Single Server Protection for Linux Introduction

LifeKeeper Single Server Protection (SSP) allows for application monitoring in a single node configuration (i.e., no cluster requirements or restraints). Single node environments may be physical or virtual (vSphere, KVM, Amazon EC2). LifeKeeper SSP is built on the…

LifeKeeper Single Server Protection for Linux Installation Guide

LifeKeeper Single Server Protection » LifeKeeper Single Server Protection for Linux Installation Guide

About LifeKeeper Single Server Protection for Linux LifeKeeper Single Server Protection (SSP) allows for application monitoring in a single node configuration (i.e., no cluster requirements or restraints). Single node environments may be physical or virtual (vSphere,…

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Release Notes

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Release Notes

Version 9.5.0 Released May 12, 2020 Important!! Read This Document Before Attempting To Install Or Use This Product! This document contains last minute information that must be considered before, during and after installation. Introduction This release…

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Installation Guide

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Installation Guide

The SIOS Protection Suite (SPS) Installation Guide contains information on how to plan and install your SPS environment. In addition to providing the necessary steps for setting up your server, storage device and network components, it includes details for configuring…

File System Kit Message Catalog

Search for an Error Code » Combined Message Catalog » File System Kit Message Catalog

Use Control F to search for a specific error code in each catalog. To search for any error code, select the Search button at the top right of the screen. …

Troubleshooting

LifeKeeper Single Server Protection for Linux Technical Documentation » Troubleshooting

This section contains restrictions and/or known issues open against LifeKeeper Single Server Protection as well as SMC troubleshooting hints and tips. For more troubleshooting information, see the LifeKeeper Technical Notes and Troubleshooting topics in the LifeKeeper…

Setting Up DB2 to use Raw I/O

Application Recovery Kits » DB2 Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Setting Up DB2 to use Raw I/O

There are several requirements for configuring RAW I/O devices for DB2 so that the DB2 instance can be protected by LifeKeeper. Requirements The Linux OS must support Raw I/O devices. For most distributions this support was included in the 2.4 kernel, but there are…

Apache Recovery Kit Requirements

Application Recovery Kits » Apache Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Apache Recovery Kit Requirements

Before attempting to install or remove the Apache Recovery Kit, you must understand the hardware and software requirements for the package and the installation and removal procedures. Kit Hardware and Software Requirements Before installing and configuring the…

Apache Recovery Kit Administration Guide

Application Recovery Kits » Apache Recovery Kit Administration Guide

The SIOS Protection Suite (SPS) for Linux Apache Web Server Recovery Kit provides fault resilience for Apache Web Server software in an SPS environment. This guide explains the following topics: SPS Documentation. A list of all the SPS for Linux documentation and…

NAS Recovery Kit Administration Guide

Application Recovery Kits » NAS Recovery Kit Administration Guide

The LifeKeeper for Linux Network Attached Storage Recovery Kit (hereafter referred to as the NAS Recovery Kit) provides fault resilience for Network File System (NFS) software in a LifeKeeper environment. The NAS Recovery Kit affords LifeKeeper users the opportunity to…

Configuring Apache Web Server with LifeKeeper

Application Recovery Kits » Apache Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Configuring Apache Web Server with LifeKeeper

This section contains definitions and examples of typical LifeKeeper Apache Web Server configurations and information you should consider before you start to configure Apache Web Server. Please refer to the SPS for Linux Technical Documentation for instructions on…

Configuring the VMDK Recovery Kit

Application Recovery Kits » VMDK Shared Storage Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Configuring the VMDK Recovery Kit

This section describes the VMDK Recovery Kit configuration details. It also contains information you should consider before you start to configure and administer the VMDK Recovery Kit. Refer to the SPS for Linux Technical Documentation for instructions on configuring…

Configuring the LifeKeeper for Linux NAS Recovery Kit

Application Recovery Kits » NAS Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Configuring the LifeKeeper for Linux NAS Recovery Kit

This section describes the LifeKeeper for Linux NAS Recovery Kit configuration details. It also contains information you should consider before you start to configure and administer the NAS Recovery Kit. Please refer to SPS for Linux Technical Documentation for…

Configuring the LifeKeeper for Linux Postfix Recovery Kit

Application Recovery Kits » Postfix Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Configuring the LifeKeeper for Linux Postfix Recovery Kit

This section describes the LifeKeeper for Linux Postfix Recovery Kit configuration details. It also contains information you should consider before you start to configure and administer the Postfix Recovery Kit. Please refer to SPS for Linux Technical Documentation for…

Configuring Oracle with LifeKeeper

Application Recovery Kits » Oracle Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Configuring Oracle with LifeKeeper

This section contains information you should consider before you start to configure Oracle and examples of typical Oracle configurations. The following tasks are described in the Administration section within the SPS for Linux Technical Documentation because they are…

DB2 Recovery Kit Administration Guide

Application Recovery Kits » DB2 Recovery Kit Administration Guide

The SPS for Linux DB2 Recovery Kit provides fault resilient protection for DB2 database instances. LifeKeeper, together with the DB2 Universal Database product family afford increased availability to DB2 operating environments by effectively recovering database server…

WebSphere MQ Configuration Considerations

Application Recovery Kits » WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit Administration Guide » WebSphere MQ Configuration Considerations

This section contains information that should be considered before beginning to configure WebSphere MQ. It also contains a step-by-step process for configuring and protecting a WebSphere MQ queue manager with LifeKeeper. For instructions on installing WebSphere MQ on…

Configuring the LifeKeeper for Linux DB2 Recovery Kit

Application Recovery Kits » DB2 Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Configuring the LifeKeeper for Linux DB2 Recovery Kit

This section describes the LifeKeeper for Linux DB2 Recovery Kit configuration details. It also contains information you should consider before you start to configure and administer the DB2 Recovery Kit. Please refer to SPS for Linux Technical Documentation for…

LifeKeeper Software Requirements for AWS Environment

Quick Start Guides » Connecting to a LifeKeeper Cluster using AWS Transit Gateway Quick Start Guide » AWS VPC Peering Connections Requirements » LifeKeeper Software Requirements for AWS Environment

Install the same version of LifeKeeper software and patches on each server in the high-availability cluster. The Application Recovery Kits (ARK) required for this configuration are shown below. For the specific LifeKeeper requirements, please refer to: SPS for Linux…

Peering Requirements for Connecting to a LifeKeeper Cluster using AWS

Quick Start Guides » Connecting to a LifeKeeper Cluster using AWS VPC Peering Quick Start Guide » Connecting to a LifeKeeper Cluster using AWS Requirements » Peering Requirements for Connecting to a LifeKeeper Cluster using AWS

You need to install the same version of LifeKeeper software and patches on each server. The Application Recovery Kit (ARK) required for this configuration is shown below. For the specific LifeKeeper requirements, please refer to: SPS for Linux Technical Documentation…

NFS Server Recovery Kit Configuration Considerations

Application Recovery Kits » NFS Server Recovery Kit Administration Guide » NFS Server Recovery Kit Configuration Considerations

These following sections contain information to be considered before starting to configure and administer the NFS Server Recovery Kit as well as examples of typical LifeKeeper NFS configurations. Please refer to SPS for Linux Technical Documentation for instructions…

Configuring the Oracle Net Listener for LifeKeeper Protection

Application Recovery Kits » Oracle Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Configuring Oracle with LifeKeeper » Configuring the Oracle Net Listener for LifeKeeper Protection

If your Oracle database will have remote client connections, you will want to protect the Oracle Listener in addition to the Oracle database server. Please refer to the Oracle documentation for information on using Oracle network configuration utilities to create…

SAP Hardware and Software Requirements

Application Recovery Kits » SAP Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SAP Hardware and Software Requirements

Before installing and configuring the SPS SAP Recovery Kit, be sure that your configuration meets the following requirements: Servers. This recovery kit requires two or more computers configured in accordance with the requirements described in the SPS for Linux…

Important Notice: Kernel issue with SIOS DataKeeper for Linux

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Release Notes » Important Notice: Kernel issue with SIOS DataKeeper for Linux

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Patch Available, Immediate Installation Required We are pleased to announce that we have completed all Engineering (Development and Quality Assurance) related activities for the issue that impacted the following kernel and…

MD Parameters List

Parameters List » MD Parameters List

The table below lists and explains names and meanings of the MD parameters. These values are tuned by editing the /etc/default/LifeKeeper configuration file. Parameter Name Meaning Setting Value Default Value When to Apply Notes…

User Guide

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide

The User Guide is a complete, searchable resource containing detailed information on the many tasks that can be performed within the LifeKeeper GUI. Click User Guide to access this documentation. The tasks that can be performed through the GUI can be grouped into…

Configuring Shared Storage

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Installation Guide » Setting Up Your SPS Environment » Configuring Shared Storage

LifeKeeper configurations may use the facilities of shared Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) host adapters and shared disk hardware to switch resources from a failed server to a designated backup server. A Fibre Channel Storage Area Network (SAN) may also be used…

112082 – enqueueversionmismatch.ref

Application Recovery Kits » SAP Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SAP Troubleshooting » SPS SAP Messages » 112082 – enqueueversionmismatch.ref

Cause: Instance “{instance}” is running a different version of the enqueue server than its corresponding enqueue replication server. This configuration is not supported by SAP and will lead to unexpected resource behavior. See SAP Note 2711036…

MySQL Recovery Kit Configuration

Application Recovery Kits » MySQL Recovery Kit Administration Guide » MySQL Recovery Kit Configuration

This section contains definitions and examples of typical LifeKeeper MySQL configurations and information you should consider before you start to configure MySQL. Please refer to the Resource Hierarchies section of the SPS for Linux Technical Documentation for…

Software RAID (md) Hardware Requirements

Application Recovery Kits » MD Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Software RAID (md) Recovery Kit Hardware and Software Requirements » Software RAID (md) Hardware Requirements

Servers. This recovery kit requires two or more computers configured in accordance with the requirements described in the SPS for Linux Release Notes and the SPS for Linux Installation Guide, which are located on the SIOS Technical Documentation site at…

MySQL Recovery Kit Hardware and Software Requirements

Application Recovery Kits » MySQL Recovery Kit Administration Guide » MySQL Recovery Kit Hardware and Software Requirements

Before you can install and set up the recovery software, your server must meet certain hardware and software requirements. You should refer to the SPS for Linux Installation Guide for specific instructions on how to install or remove the LifeKeeper MySQL Recovery…

Postfix Troubleshooting

Application Recovery Kits » Postfix Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Postfix Troubleshooting

This section provides a list of messages that you may encounter during the process of creating, extending, removing and restoring a LifeKeeper Postfix hierarchy, and, where appropriate, provides additional explanation of the cause of the errors and necessary action to…

SAP HANA Resource Configuration Tasks

Application Recovery Kits » SAP HANA Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SAP HANA Resource Configuration Tasks

Once you have completed the setup tasks described in the previous section, you are ready to create and extend your SAP HANA resource hierarchies. The following tasks are available for configuring the SIOS Protection Suite for Linux SAP HANA Recovery Kit: Create…

Requirements for Using Sybase ASE with Raw I/O

Application Recovery Kits » Sybase ASE Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Appendix – Creating Device Spaces Using Raw I/O with Sybase ASE » Requirements for Using Sybase ASE with Raw I/O

In order to use the Sybase ASE Recovery Kit with raw I/O, the following requirements must be met: The Linux OS must support raw I/O devices. For most distributions this support was included in the 2.4 kernel, but there are some distributions that support raw I/O on…

Oracle – Known Issues / Restrictions

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » Troubleshooting » Known Issues and Restrictions » Oracle – Known Issues / Restrictions

Description The Oracle Recovery Kit does not include support for Connection Manager and Oracle Names features The LifeKeeper Oracle Recovery Kit does not include support for the following Oracle Net features of Oracle: Oracle Connection Manager, a…

SAP DB / MaxDB Resource Configuration Tasks

Application Recovery Kits » SAP MaxDB Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SAP DB / MaxDB Resource Configuration Tasks

Once you have completed the setup tasks described in the previous section, you are ready to create and extend your SAP DB resource hierarchies. The following tasks are available for configuring the SPS for Linux SAP DB / Max DB Recovery Kit: Create Resource…

Oracle Recovery Kit Hardware and Software Requirements

Application Recovery Kits » Oracle Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Oracle Recovery Kit Hardware and Software Requirements

Before attempting to install or remove the LifeKeeper Oracle Recovery Kit, you must understand the hardware and software requirements and the installation and removal procedures. Kit Hardware and Software Requirements Be sure that your configuration meets the…

MySQL Configuration Examples

Application Recovery Kits » MySQL Recovery Kit Administration Guide » MySQL Recovery Kit Configuration » MySQL Configuration Examples

The examples in this section show how MySQL database instances can be configured. Each diagram shows the relationship between the type of configuration and the MySQL parameters. Each configuration also adheres to the configuration rules and requirements described in…

Install and Configure Apache and PHP

Quick Start Guides » Apache/MySQL Cluster Using Both Shared and Replicated Storage » Install and Configure Apache and PHP

Before you Begin Ensure the following: If you are not familiar with installing and configuring Apache, please refer to the Apache documentation. Apache should not be running at the time you attempt to protect it with LifeKeeper. *Important: If Apache and PHP…

Appendix – Creating Device Spaces Using Raw I/O with SAP DB

Application Recovery Kits » SAP MaxDB Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Appendix – Creating Device Spaces Using Raw I/O with SAP DB

If you plan to use SAP DB / MaxDB with raw devices, you must install the SPS Raw I/O Recovery Kit from the SPS Installation Image file. You must also properly set up the raw I/O devices prior to use. Requirements In order to use the SAP DB / Max DB Recovery Kit with…

The Evaluation Process

Quick Start Guides » DataKeeper for Linux Evaluation Guide » The Evaluation Process

SIOS strongly recommends performing your evaluation of SIOS Protection Suite for Linux within a test lab environment. SIOS is not responsible and cannot provide support for evaluation software installed in a production environment. All questions during the evaluation…

The Evaluation Process – PostgreSQL

Quick Start Guides » PostgreSQL Cluster with Shared Storage (ISCSI) » The Evaluation Process – PostgreSQL

SIOS strongly recommends performing your evaluation of SIOS Protection Suite for Linux in a test lab environment. SIOS is not responsible and cannot provide support for evaluation software installed in a production environment. All questions during the evaluation…

The Evaluation Process – MySQL Cluster

Quick Start Guides » MySQL Cluster with Data Replication (“Shared Nothing” Cluster) » The Evaluation Process – MySQL Cluster

SIOS strongly recommends performing your evaluation of SIOS Protection Suite for Linux in a test lab environment. SIOS is not responsible and cannot provide support for evaluation software installed in a production environment. All questions during the evaluation…

The Evaluation Process – Apache

Quick Start Guides » Apache/MySQL Cluster Using Both Shared and Replicated Storage » The Evaluation Process – Apache

SIOS strongly recommends performing your evaluation of SIOS Protection Suite for Linux in a test lab environment. SIOS is not responsible and cannot provide support for evaluation software installed in a production environment. All questions during the evaluation…

DEP – LifeKeeper Commands Related to How Resource Applications Relate to Each Other

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Technical Documentation » Command Line Interface » Commands » DEP – LifeKeeper Commands Related to How Resource Applications Relate to Each Other

dep_create - Creates a dependency between two resource instances Options: -d -p -c dep_remove - Removes a dependency between two resource instances dep_list - Lists the dependency relationship between two instances Options: see online…

Common SAP Recovery Kit Tasks

Application Recovery Kits » SAP Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SAP Installation » Common SAP Recovery Kit Tasks

The following tasks are described in the Administration section within the SPS for Linux Technical Documentation because they are common tasks with steps that are identical across all Recovery Kits. Create a Resource Dependency. Creates a parent/child dependency…

Apache – Known Issues / Restrictions

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » Troubleshooting » Known Issues and Restrictions » Apache – Known Issues / Restrictions

Description Apache Kit does not support IPv6; doesn’t indentify IPv6 in httpd.conf Any IPv6 addresses assigned to the ‘Listen’ directive entry in the httpd.conf file will cause problems. Solution: Until there is support for IPv6 in…

Creating Switchable IP Address

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Installation Guide » Setting Up Your SPS Environment » 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…

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Getting Started Guide

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Getting Started Guide

This document will guide you through the installation of the SIOS Protection Suite for Linux (SPS) and assumes the user has basic knowledge of the Linux operating system. Please refer to the SIOS Protection Suite for Linux product documentation for more…

LVM Hierarchy Creation Procedures

Application Recovery Kits » LVM Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SPS LVM Hierarchy Creation and Administration » LVM Hierarchy Creation Procedures

To create a hierarchy in which a file system or higher-level application uses an LVM logical volume, the following high-level procedure should be followed. Determine the desired configuration of your LVM volume groups and logical volumes. In doing this, keep in mind…

Introduction

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Technical Documentation » Introduction

About SIOS Protection Suite for Linux SIOS Protection Suite (SPS) for Linux integrates high availability clustering with innovative data replication functionality in a single, enterprise-class solution. SPS for Linux Integrated Components SIOS LifeKeeper provides a…

Installing and Configuring Sybase ASE with SPS

Application Recovery Kits » Sybase ASE Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Installing and Configuring Sybase ASE with SPS

The following sequence is recommended for installing and configuring the Sybase ASE product and SPS software. Each of these steps links to detailed tasks. Install the Sybase ASE Software Create the Sybase ASE Servers Install the SPS Software After you have…