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SAP HANA Recovery Kit Overview

Application Recovery Kits » SAP HANA Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SAP HANA Recovery Kit Overview

The SAP HANA Recovery Kit is compatible with SAP HANA Platform 2 (SP04 or later). SAP HANA provides three different mechanisms to increase availability. Host Auto-Failover – At least one standby node added to a SAP HANA system. These nodes are configured to work…

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…

SAP HANA Recovery Kit Message Catalog

Search for an Error Code » Combined Message Catalog » SAP HANA Recovery 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. Code Severity Message Cause/Action …

SAP Recovery Kit Overview

Application Recovery Kits » SAP Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SAP Recovery Kit Overview

There are some services in the SAP NetWeaver framework that cannot be replicated. They cannot exist more than once for the same SAP system, therefore, they are single points of failure. The LifeKeeper SAP Recovery Kit provides protection for these single points of…

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…

Upgrading from the SAP HANA Gen/App to the SAP HANA Recovery Kit

Application Recovery Kits » SAP HANA Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Upgrading from the SAP HANA Gen/App to the SAP HANA Recovery Kit

*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…

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…

SAP MaxDB Recovery Kit Overview

Application Recovery Kits » SAP MaxDB Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SAP MaxDB Recovery Kit Overview

The SPS for Linux SAP MaxDB Recovery Kit provides a mechanism for protecting SAP MaxDB instances within SPS. The SAP MaxDB software, SPS Core and SAP MaxDB Recovery Kit are installed on two or more servers in a cluster. Once the SAP MaxDB database instance is under SPS…

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 HANA Troubleshooting

Application Recovery Kits » SAP HANA Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SAP HANA Troubleshooting

The Message Catalog provides a list of all messages that may be encountered while using SIOS Protection Suite for Linux and, where appropriate, provides additional explanation of the cause of the errors and necessary action to resolve the error condition. This full…

SAP MaxDB Recovery Kit Administration Guide

Application Recovery Kits » SAP MaxDB Recovery Kit Administration Guide

SAP MaxDB 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 since been…

Adjusting SAP Recovery Kit Tunable Values

Application Recovery Kits » SAP Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SAP Administration » Adjusting SAP Recovery Kit Tunable Values

Several of the SAP scripts have been written with a timeout feature to allow hung scripts to automatically kill themselves. This feature is required due to potential problems with unavailable NFS shares. This is explained in greater detail in the NFS Mounts and su…

SAP MaxDB Recovery Kit Error Messages

Application Recovery Kits » SAP MaxDB Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SAP MaxDB Troubleshooting » SAP MaxDB Recovery Kit Error Messages

Error Number Message 111000 Usage: %s independent_program_path 111001 Usage: %s %s %s 111002 No value specified to script %s for input argument %s. 111003 User %s with User_Key %s cannot…

SAP Recovery Kit – Known Issues / Restrictions

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

Description SAP Maintenance Mode cannot be enabled for multiple SAP hierarchies when using the LifeKeeper GUI In a configuration using the redesigned ERS resource type available in SPS-L 9.4.0 and later, the ERS resource operates in a hierarchy…

SAP HANA GUI States

Application Recovery Kits » SAP HANA Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SAP HANA Recovery Kit Overview » SAP HANA GUI States

The active (ISP) resource can have the following states. Some of these warning and failure states are transient and may appear while LifeKeeper is attempting to recover required processes or before LifeKeeper initiates a failover of the HANA resource…

SAP HANA Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » SAP HANA Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SAP HANA Recovery Kit Overview » SAP HANA Resource Hierarchy

The following example shows a typical SAP HANA resource hierarchy: The child resource vip-sps-hana in this example is protecting the switchable IP address used for client connections to the database. In the event of failover, SPS will bring the IP address and…

Protecting SAP HANA Resources

Evaluation Guides » SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Evaluation Guide for Cloud Environments » Protecting Our Resources » How to Protect Other Resources (Databases or Applications) » Protecting SAP HANA Resources

In this section we will deploy a highly-available SAP HANA 2.0 SPS04 cluster. Our configuration will use SAP HANA System Replication to replicate data from the active database host to the standby database host and will use the LifeKeeper SAP HANA Recovery Kit to handle…

SAP HANA Parameters List

Parameters List » SAP HANA Parameters List

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

SAP MaxDB Recovery Kit Hardware and Software Requirements

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

Your SPS configuration must meet the following requirements prior to the installation of SPS for Linux SAP MaxDB Recovery Kit. Please see the SPS for Linux Installation Guide for specific instructions regarding the installation and configuration of your SPS hardware…

Configuring SAP HANA with SPS

Application Recovery Kits » SAP HANA Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Configuring SAP HANA with SPS

The following sequence is recommended for installing and configuring the SAP HANA database and SPS software. Each of these steps links to detailed tasks that follow. Install the SAP HANA Software Configure SAP HANA System Replication Modify the SAP HANA Instance…

SAP HANA Resource Hierarchy Administration

Application Recovery Kits » SAP HANA Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SAP HANA Resource Hierarchy Administration

*Important Note: Unless otherwise noted in this guide, all administrative tasks for a LifeKeeper-protected SAP HANA Database should be performed through LifeKeeper. Performing administrative actions such as stopping the database or disabling SAP HANA System…

Configure SAP HANA System Replication

Application Recovery Kits » SAP HANA Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Configuring SAP HANA with SPS » Configure SAP HANA System Replication

Configure SAP HANA System Replication according to the instructions provided in the SAP HANA System Replication Guide (available at http://help.sap.com). Once SAP HANA System Replication has been successfully enabled on the intended primary replication site and the…

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…

Create LifeKeeper SAP HANA Resource

Evaluation Guides » SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Evaluation Guide for Cloud Environments » Protecting Our Resources » How to Protect Other Resources (Databases or Applications) » Protecting SAP HANA Resources » Create LifeKeeper SAP HANA Resource

In the LifeKeeper GUI, click the icon to open the Create Resource Wizard. Select the “SAP HANA” Recovery Kit. Enter the following values to create and extend a LifeKeeper resource (HANA-SPS_HDB00) to protect the HDB00 database instance on node-a and…

NAS Recovery Kit Overview

Application Recovery Kits » NAS Recovery Kit Administration Guide » NAS Recovery Kit Overview

LifeKeeper for Linux NAS Recovery Kit The primary focus of the LifeKeeper for Linux NAS Recovery Kit is to offer LifeKeeper users an alternative storage method to shared storage and data replication. The NAS Recovery Kit enables the creation of LifeKeeper resource…

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…

Samba Recovery Kit Overview

Application Recovery Kits » Samba Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Samba Recovery Kit Overview

Samba is a suite of applications that speak the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol, allowing a Linux server to communicate in a heterogeneous network with servers and clients running Microsoft Windows products. The Samba Recovery Kit enables LifeKeeper to protect…

Postfix Recovery Kit Installation

Application Recovery Kits » Postfix Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Postfix Hardware and Software Requirements » Postfix Recovery Kit Installation

Please refer to the SIOS Protection Suite Installation Guide for specific instructions on the installation and removal of the LifeKeeper for Linux software, including recovery kits.

SAP HANA – Known Issues / Restrictions

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

Description SAP HANA administrative user shell restriction The SAP HANA administrative user (i.e., the adm user for the SAP HANA installation) must be configured to use BASH (/bin/bash) as its default login shell (which is the default choice when…

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…

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…

LVM Recovery Kit Overview

Application Recovery Kits » LVM Recovery Kit Administration Guide » LVM Recovery Kit Overview

LVM Operation LVM is currently the standard volume management product included with all of the major Linux distributions. LVM allows multiple physical disks and/or disk partitions to be grouped together into entities known as volume groups. Volume groups may then be…

Samba Recovery Kit Installation

Application Recovery Kits » Samba Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Samba Recovery Kit Installation

Please refer to the SPS for Linux Installation Guide for specific instructions on the installation and removal of the LifeKeeper for Linux software.

Install the SAP HANA Software

Application Recovery Kits » SAP HANA Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Configuring SAP HANA with SPS » Install the SAP HANA Software

Install the SAP HANA software on all servers in the cluster using identical parameters/settings. In particular, the same SAP System ID (SID) and instance number must be used on all systems. Refer to the SAP HANA Master Guide for installation details.

MQ Recovery Kit Abbreviations

Application Recovery Kits » WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit Administration Guide » MQ Recovery Kit Abbreviations

The following abbreviations are used throughout this document: Abbreviation Meaning HA Highly Available, High Availability QMDIR WebSphere MQ queue manager directory. This directory holds the queue manager persistent…

MQ Recovery Kit Features

Application Recovery Kits » WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit Administration Guide » WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit Overview » MQ Recovery Kit Features

The WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit provides the following features: Supports mult-instance Queue Managers (queue managers created with multiple versions of MQ software) Supports Active/Active configurations Supports LINEAR and CIRCULAR logging (detected…

IP Recovery Kit Configuration

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

To ensure that your LifeKeeper configuration provides the protection and flexibility you require, you need to be aware of the configuration rules. To appropriately plan your configuration, you must understand your network configuration, interface selection, user system…

Update SAP Recovery Level

Application Recovery Kits » SAP Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SAP Administration » Update SAP Recovery Level

The Recovery Level provides instruction for the resource in the event of a failure. To find out what your current recovery level is or to change this option, go to Update Recovery Level. The recovery level can be set to FULL, LOCAL or REMOTE. Right-click your…

LVM Recovery Kit Requirements

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

Your SPS configuration must meet the following requirements prior to the installation of the SPS for Linux LVM Recovery Kit. Please see the SIOS Protection Suite Installation Guide for specific instructions regarding the configuration of your SPS for Linux hardware and…

Samba Recovery Kit Requirements

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

Your LifeKeeper configuration must meet the following requirements prior to the installation of the Samba Recovery Kit. Please see the SIOS Protection Suite Installation Guide for specific instructions regarding the configuration of your LifeKeeper hardware and…

VMDK Recovery Kit Overview

Application Recovery Kits » VMDK Shared Storage Recovery Kit Administration Guide » VMDK Recovery Kit Overview

The primary focus of the LifeKeeper for Linux VMDK Recovery Kit is to offer LifeKeeper users an alternative storage method for shared storage and data replication. The VMDK Recovery Kit enables the creation of LifeKeeper resource hierarchies on LifeKeeper protected…

DB2 Recovery Kit Overview

Application Recovery Kits » DB2 Recovery Kit Administration Guide » DB2 Recovery Kit Overview

LifeKeeper for Linux DB2 Recovery Kit In versions 8 and greater, DB2 UDB Enterprise Edition (EE) and Enterprise-Extended Edition (EEE) have been combined into a single product named DB2 UDB Enterprise Server Edition (ESE). Previous versions included two separate…

MQ Recovery Kit Requirements

Application Recovery Kits » WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit Administration Guide » MQ Recovery Kit Requirements

Your SPS configuration must meet the following requirements prior to the installation of the WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit. Please see the SIOS Protection Suite Installation Guide for specific instructions regarding the installation, removal and configuration of your SPS…

Creating an SAP HANA Resource Hierarchy

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

!Important Note: Before creating your SAP HANA resource hierarchy, SAP HANA System Replication must be enabled and fully configured and the database must be running on all servers in the cluster. See Configure SAP HANA System Replication for details. Perform the…

Extending an SAP HANA Resource Hierarchy

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

!Important Note: Before extending your SAP HANA resource hierarchy, SAP HANA System Replication must be enabled and fully configured and the database must be running on all servers in the cluster. See Configure SAP HANA System Replication for details. This operation…

Unextending an SAP HANA Resource Hierarchy

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

To remove a resource hierarchy from a single server in the SPS cluster, do the following: From the Edit menu, select Resource, then Unextend Resource Hierarchy. Select the Target Server where you want to unextend the SAP HANA resource. It cannot be the server…

Deleting an SAP HANA Resource Hierarchy

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

To delete SAP HANA resource from all servers in your SPS cluster environment, complete the following steps: From the Edit menu, select Resource, then Delete Resource Hierarchy. Select the name of the Target Server where you will be deleting your SAP HANA…

Testing your SAP HANA Resource Hierarchy

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

Test Scenarios To understand the behavior of the SAP HANA Recovery Kit, perform the following tests. The following prerequisites must be completed before performing any test: LifeKeeper and the SAP HANA database must be installed and configured according to the…

Modify the SAP HANA Instance Profile

Application Recovery Kits » SAP HANA Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Configuring SAP HANA with SPS » Modify the SAP HANA Instance Profile

Disable Autostart for the HDB Instance In order for LifeKeeper to successfully manage the SAP HANA resource during failover or system reboot, the Autostart feature which automatically starts the HDB instance on system boot must be disabled. In order to disable this…

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…

NFS Server Recovery Kit Overview

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

The NFS Server Recovery Kit provides a High Availability NFS service in hierarchical cooperation with the Filesystem Recovery Kit (provided as part of the steeleye-lk package) and the IP Recovery Kit (steeleye-lkIP). The kit ensures that an IP resource and a file…

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…

IP Recovery Kit Configuration Examples

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

This topic identifies example network configurations and then describes two sample IP configuration exercises. The first example illustrates a typical case of a database application dependent upon a single IP resource and configured on a pre-existing subnet. The second…

WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit Overview

Application Recovery Kits » WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit Administration Guide » WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit Overview

WebSphere MQ (formerly known as MQSeries) is an IBM software product that provides reliable and guaranteed one time only delivery of messages. The core element of WebSphere MQ is the queue manager which handles one or more queues that are used to send (put) and receive…

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…

Sybase ASE Recovery Kit Overview

Application Recovery Kits » Sybase ASE Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Sybase ASE Recovery Kit Overview

The SIOS Protection Suite (SPS) for Linux Sybase ASE Recovery Kit provides a mechanism for protecting Sybase ASE Server instances within SPS. The Sybase ASE software, LifeKeeper Core and Sybase ASE Recovery Kit are installed on two or more servers in a cluster. Once…

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…

MQ Recovery Kit Resource Hierarchies

Application Recovery Kits » WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit Administration Guide » WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit Overview » MQ Recovery Kit Resource Hierarchies

A typical WebSphere MQ hierarchy will be comprised of a WebSphere MQ queue manager resource. It also contains one or more file system resources, depending on the file system layout and zero or more IP resources. The exact makeup of the hierarchy depends on what is…

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…

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…

Sybase ASE Recovery Kit Administration

Application Recovery Kits » Sybase ASE Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Sybase ASE Recovery Kit Administration

Resource Hierarchy Administration Provides important recommendations for ongoing administration of the Sybase ASE hierarchy. The following tasks may be required after your resource hierarchies have been created. Modifying Protection for the Sybase Backup…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Upgrading from a Previous Version of the SAP Recovery Kit

Application Recovery Kits » SAP Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SAP Installation » Upgrading from a Previous Version of the SAP Recovery Kit

To upgrade from a previous version of the SAP Recovery Kit, perform the following steps. Prior to upgrading, please review the Plan Your Configuration topic to make sure you understand all the implications of the new software. Note: If running a version prior to…

Create SAP HANA Primary Database Virtual IP

Evaluation Guides » SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Evaluation Guide for Cloud Environments » Protecting Our Resources » How to Protect Other Resources (Databases or Applications) » Protecting SAP HANA Resources » Create SAP HANA Primary Database Virtual IP

The virtual host name sps-hana will be configured to resolve to the current primary database host. The recommended implementation of the virtual IP address varies by cloud platform. Please follow the steps provided in the appropriate section. GCP – Create SAP…

Attach Disks for SAP HANA File Systems

Evaluation Guides » SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Evaluation Guide for Cloud Environments » Protecting Our Resources » How to Protect Other Resources (Databases or Applications) » Protecting SAP HANA Resources » Attach Disks for SAP HANA File Systems

Create and attach three additional disks to node-a and node-b to support the installation of SAP HANA. The device names used in this example may vary depending on your environment. Note that these disk sizes are used for evaluation purposes only. Consult the relevant…

Install SAP HANA and Configure System Replication

Evaluation Guides » SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Evaluation Guide for Cloud Environments » Protecting Our Resources » How to Protect Other Resources (Databases or Applications) » Protecting SAP HANA Resources » Install SAP HANA and Configure System Replication

Install SAP HANA on node-a Create a /sap-install directory on node-a which will contain the SAP HANA installation files. mkdir /sap-install Download the SAP HANA installation files to /sap-install on node-a. Extract the SAP HANA installation files. In this…

Software RAID (md) Recovery Kit Overview

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

Software RAID (md) Operation The Multiple Device driver (md) is currently the standard Linux software RAID product included with all of the major Linux distributions. Linux software RAID allows multiple physical disks and/or disk partitions to be grouped together to…

Sybase ASE Recovery Kit Configuration Considerations

Application Recovery Kits » Sybase ASE Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Sybase ASE Recovery Kit Configuration Considerations

Configuration Considerations Contains information to consider before you install and configure the Sybase ASE Recovery…

Recovery Kit for EC2™ Requirements

Application Recovery Kits » Recovery Kit for EC2™ Administration Guide » Recovery Kit for EC2™ Requirements

Before attempting to install or remove the Recovery Kit for EC2™ you must understand Amazon Web Service software requirements, as well as the installation and removal procedures for the Recovery Kit for EC2™ package. Amazon Web Service and Software…

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…

Quick Service Protection (QSP) Recovery Kit

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » LifeKeeper Administration Overview » Administrator Tasks » Creating Resource Hierarchies » Quick Service Protection (QSP) Recovery Kit

The QSP Recovery Kit provides a simplified method to protect the OS service. With the QSP Recovery Kit users can easily create a LifeKeeper resource instance to protect an OS service provided that service can be started and stopped by the OS service command or the…

LifeKeeper VMDK Recovery Kit Configuration Tasks

Application Recovery Kits » VMDK Shared Storage Recovery Kit Administration Guide » LifeKeeper VMDK Recovery Kit Configuration Tasks

You can perform all LifeKeeper for Linux VMDK Recovery Kit administrative tasks via the LifeKeeper Graphical User Interface (GUI). The LifeKeeper GUI provides a guided interface to configure, administer, and monitor VMDK resources. The following tasks are available…

Quick Service Protection (QSP) Recovery Kit

LifeKeeper Single Server Protection for Linux Technical Documentation » Administration » Quick Service Protection (QSP) Recovery Kit

The QSP Recovery Kit provides a simplified method to protect the OS service. With the QSP Recovery Kit users can easily create a LifeKeeper resource instance to protect an OS service provided that service can be started and stopped by the OS service command. The…

NAS Recovery Kit – Known Issues / Restrictions

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

Description If you want to protect NFS exported by a server with UDP disabled, such as RHEL8, you need to configure “NFS_RPC_PROTOCOL=tcp” in /etc/default/LifeKeeper UDP is used to check the connection with the NFS server. Resource creation will…

Recovery Kit for EC2™ Configuration

Application Recovery Kits » Recovery Kit for EC2™ Administration Guide » Recovery Kit for EC2™ Configuration

To ensure that your LifeKeeper configuration provides the protection and flexibility you require you’ll need to be aware of the configuration requirements. To appropriately plan your configuration you must understand Amazon, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud, (VPC),…

MD Recovery Kit – Known Issues / Restrictions

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

Description MD Kit does not support mirrors created with “homehost” The LifeKeeper MD Recovery Kit will not work properly with a mirror created with the “homehost” feature. Where “homehost” is configured, LifeKeeper…

IP Recovery Kit Principles of Operation

Application Recovery Kits » IP Recovery Kit Administration Guide » IP Recovery Kit Principles of Operation

LifeKeeper brings an IP resource into service by creating an IP alias address on one of the physical network interfaces on the primary server. Users connect to the node using this alias address. The IP Recovery Kit software performs checks to help ensure that the…

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…

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…

Adjusting IP Recovery Kit Tunable Values

Application Recovery Kits » IP Recovery Kit Administration Guide » IP Recovery Kit Configuration » Adjusting IP Recovery Kit Tunable Values

For details about the tunable values that are available for modifying the behavior of the IP Recovery Kit, please click here. These values are tuned by editing the /etc/default/LifeKeeper configuration file. Because none of the components of the IP Recovery Kit are…

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,…

Recovery Kit for EC2 Message Catalog

Search for an Error Code » Combined Message Catalog » Recovery Kit for EC2 Message Catalog

The Recovery Kit for EC2 Message Catalog below contains listings of all messages that may be encountered while utilizing the Recovery Kit for EC2. The Combined Message Catalog provides a listing of all messages that may be encountered while using SIOS Protection Suite…

LVM Recovery Kit Notes and Restrictions

Application Recovery Kits » LVM Recovery Kit Administration Guide » LVM Recovery Kit Overview » LVM Recovery Kit Notes and Restrictions

The following notes and restrictions apply to this version of the LVM Recovery Kit. Support for Raw I/O and Entire Disks While Figure 1 shows logical volumes residing below various file systems and volume groups on top of disk partitions, it is important to note that…

Recovery Kit for EC2™ Troubleshooting

Application Recovery Kits » Recovery Kit for EC2™ Administration Guide » Recovery Kit for EC2™ Troubleshooting

The Message Catalog provides a list of all messages that may be encountered while using SIOS Protection Suite for Linux and, where appropriate, provides additional explanation of the cause of the errors and necessary action to resolve the error condition. This full…

GCP – Create SAP HANA Primary Database Load Balancer

Evaluation Guides » SIOS Protection Suite for Linux Evaluation Guide for Cloud Environments » Protecting Our Resources » How to Protect Other Resources (Databases or Applications) » Protecting SAP HANA Resources » Create SAP HANA Primary Database Virtual IP » GCP – Create SAP HANA Primary Database Load Balancer

In Google Cloud, a TCP Internal Load Balancer is used to facilitate failover of the SAP HANA virtual IP. The frontend of the load balancer is assigned an ephemeral IP from the subnet that it operates in. In this example, we will be using the following IP address for…

DB2 Recovery Kit Hardware and Software Requirements

Application Recovery Kits » DB2 Recovery Kit Administration Guide » DB2 Recovery Kit Hardware and Software Requirements

Your LifeKeeper configuration must meet the following requirements prior to the installation of the LifeKeeper for Linux DB2 Recovery Kit. Please see SIOS Protection Suite Installation Guide for specific instructions regarding the configuration of your LifeKeeper…

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…

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…

Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Configuration

Application Recovery Kits » Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Administration Guide » Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Configuration

To configure LifeKeeper to provide the required protection capability and flexibility, you need to know the configuration requirements. You also need to understand Amazon, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon 53 and hierarchy…

NAS Recovery Kit Hardware and Software Requirements

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

Requirements Your LifeKeeper configuration must meet the following requirements prior to the installation of the LifeKeeper for Linux NAS Recovery Kit. Please see SIOS Protection Suite Installation Guide for specific instructions regarding the configuration of your…

Changing LifeKeeper WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit Defaults

Application Recovery Kits » WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit Administration Guide » LifeKeeper Configuration Tasks for MQ » Editing MQ Configuration Resource Properties » Changing LifeKeeper WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit Defaults

The IBM WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit uses a number of default values which can be tuned and modified if you have problems with the default settings. The default settings should be sufficient for most environments. If you have problems with timeouts you can use the…

Using the LVM Recovery Kit with DataKeeper

Application Recovery Kits » LVM Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SPS LVM Hierarchy Creation and Administration » Using the LVM Recovery Kit with DataKeeper

SPS for Linux currently supports both the use of DataKeeper “above” LVM and LVM “above” DataKeeper. In a standard DataKeeper configuration, using DataKeeper above LVM is supported and DO NOT install the SPS LVM Recovery Kit. DataKeeper is the…

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…

Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Troubleshooting

Application Recovery Kits » Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Administration Guide » Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Troubleshooting

The Message Catalog provides a listing of all messages that may be encountered while using SIOS Protection Suite for Linux and, where appropriate, provides additional explanation of the cause of the errors and necessary action to resolve the error condition. This full…