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LifeKeeper GUI Related Errors

Application Recovery Kits » NAS Recovery Kit Administration Guide » NAS Troubleshooting » LifeKeeper GUI Related Errors

Error Number Error Message 104901 The mount point %s is mounted Action: Please specify a mount point that is not mounted. 104902 The mount point %s is not an absolute path Action: Please specify a mount point that…

GUI

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

The GUI components should have already been installed as part of the LifeKeeper Core installation. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GUI Overview…

Troubleshooting

LifeKeeper Single Server Protection for Linux Technical Documentation » Troubleshooting

This section contains restrictions and/or known issues open against LifeKeeper Single Server Protection.

Troubleshooting

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » Troubleshooting

The Message Catalog provides a listing of all error codes, including operational, administrative and GUI, that may be encountered while using SIOS Protection Suite for Linux and, where appropriate, provides additional explanation of the cause of the error code and…

GUI Toolbar

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » GUI » Toolbars » GUI Toolbar

This toolbar is a combination of the default server and resource context toolbars which are displayed on the properties panel except that you must select a server and possibly a resource when you invoke actions from this toolbar. Connect. Connect…

NFS Troubleshooting

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

This section provides a list of messages that you may encounter while creating and extending a LifeKeeper NFS resource hierarchy or removing and restoring a resource. Where appropriate, it provides an additional explanation of the cause of an error and necessary action…

LVM Troubleshooting

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

Error Messages This section provides a list of messages that you may encounter with the use of the SPS LVM Recovery Kit. Where appropriate, it provides an additional explanation of the cause of an error and necessary action to resolve the error condition. Because the…

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 Troubleshooting

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

This section provides a list of messages that you may encounter during the process of creating and extending an SPS SAP resource hierarchy, removing and restoring a resource and, where appropriate, provides additional explanation of the cause of the errors and…

MySQL Troubleshooting

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

Common Error Messages This section provides a list of messages that you may encounter while creating and extending an SPS MySQL resource hierarchy or removing and restoring a resource. Where appropriate, it provides an additional explanation of the cause of an error…

Oracle Troubleshooting

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

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

Network Configuration

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » Installation and Configuration » Network Configuration

Item Description IP Recovery Kit impact on routing table LifeKeeper-protected IP addresses are implemented on Linux as logical interfaces. When a logical interface is configured on Linux, a route to the subnet associated with the logical…

NAS Troubleshooting

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

Symptom Possible Cause LifeKeeper fail over operation fails with umount busy error. The file system kit used to build NAS hierarchies cannot detect and remove processes not protected by LifeKeeper that are using the mounted file system in…

Samba Troubleshooting

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

Failure restoring Samba hierarchy Failure of a Samba hierarchy restore can leave the daemon processes smbd and nmbd running. (The restore operation is initiated via the completion of a create, failover, or manual switchover, or via a local recovery caused by a…

PostgreSQL Troubleshooting

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

This section provides a list of messages that you may encounter while creating and extending an SPS PostgreSQL resource hierarchy or removing and restoring a resource. Where appropriate, it provides an additional explanation of the cause of an error and necessary…

Troubleshooting sapinit

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

Symptom: sapstartsrv processes and additional SAP instance processes started by init script fail or cause processes to run on LifeKeeper Standby Node. Cause: SAP provides an init script for automatically starting SAP instances on a local node. When a resource is…

SNMP Troubleshooting

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » Installation and Configuration » LifeKeeper Event Forwarding via SNMP » SNMP Troubleshooting

Following are some possible problems and solutions related to SNMP Event Forwarding. For specific error messages, see the LifeKeeper Message Catalog. Problem: No SNMP trap messages are sent from LifeKeeper. Solution: Verify that the snmptrap utility is installed on…

DB2 Troubleshooting

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

Symptom Possible Cause One or more of your DB2 EEE partition servers fail to start The db2nodes.cfg file’s port number may have erroneously outgrown the range set in the /etc/services file. View the number of ports set in the…

VMDK Troubleshooting

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

Symptom Possible Cause Mount point is not included in the selection when creating resources Possible causes are as follows: PowerShell/PowerCLI is not installed An ESXi host is not registered disk.enableUUID parameter is not set The…

GUI Mirror Administration

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » DataKeeper » Administering SIOS DataKeeper for Linux » GUI Mirror Administration

A SIOS DataKeeper mirror can be administered through the LifeKeeper GUI in two ways: By enabling the Properties Panel and clicking the toolbar icons (shown in the screenshot). Click on each icon below for a description. OR By…

Configuring GUI Users

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Installation Guide » Setting Up Your SPS/LifeKeeper Environment » Configuring GUI Users

GUI Authentication with PAM SPS for Linux now leverages the Pluggable Authentication Module (PAM) provided in the Linux Standard Base (LSB). SPS no longer uses its private password file once located in /opt/LifeKeeper/website/passwd. Instead, users are identified and…

Lifekeeper GUI Overview

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » GUI » Preparing to Run the GUI » Lifekeeper GUI Overview

The LifeKeeper GUI uses Java technology to provide a graphical status interface to LifeKeeper and its configuration data. The LifeKeeper GUI allows users working on any machine to administer, operate, or monitor servers and resources in any cluster, as long as they…

Exiting the GUI

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » Exiting the GUI

Select Exit from the File Menu to disconnect from all servers and close the GUI window.

GUI Message Catalog

Search for an Error Code » Combined Message Catalog » GUI 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. …

GUI Overview – General

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » GUI » GUI Overview – General

The GUI allows users working on any machine to administer, operate or monitor servers and resources in any cluster as long as they have the required group memberships on the cluster machines. (For details, see Configuring GUI Users. The GUI Server and Client components…

Verfying Network Configuration

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Installation Guide » Setting Up Your SPS/LifeKeeper Environment » Verfying Network Configuration

It is important to ensure that your network is configured and working properly before you install LifeKeeper. There are several tasks you should do at this point to verify your network operation: If your server installation has a firewall enabled, you will either…

Network Bandwidth Requirements

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » DataKeeper » SIOS DataKeeper Installation and Configuration » Network Bandwidth Requirements

Prior to installing SIOS DataKeeper, you should determine the network bandwidth requirements for replicating your current configuration whether you are employing virtual machines or using physical Linux servers. If you are employing virtual machines (VMs), use the…

SAP MaxDB Troubleshooting

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

General Tips The following error messages may be encountered while using the SAP MaxDB Recovery Kit. Error Message Solution The tunable MAXDB_ILB_ENABLED is set in the LifeKeeper defaults file for Internal Load Balancer support. Protecting…

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…

Email Notification Troubleshooting

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » Installation and Configuration » LifeKeeper Event Email Notification » Email Notification Troubleshooting

Following are some possible problems and solutions related to email notification of LifeKeeper events. For specific error messages, see the LifeKeeper Message Catalog. Problem: No email messages are received from LifeKeeper. Solution: Verify that the mail utility is…

WebSphere MQ Troubleshooting

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

WebSphere MQ Log Locations If the queue manager name is known and the queue manager is available, WebSphere MQ error logs are located in the directory specified by the LogPath parameter defined in the queue manager configuration file qm.ini. If the queue manager is…

LifeKeeper GUI Software Package

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » GUI » GUI Overview – General » LifeKeeper GUI Software Package

The LifeKeeper GUI is included in the steeleye-lkGUI software package which is bundled with the LifeKeeper Core Package Cluster. The steeleye-lkGUI package: Installs the LifeKeeper GUI Client in Java archive format. Installs the LifeKeeper GUI…

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…

APP – LifeKeeper Commands Related to Resource Applications (Group of Related Types)

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » Command Line Interface » Commands » APP – LifeKeeper Commands Related to Resource Applications (Group of Related Types)

app_create - Creates a given resource application on a given node Options: -d -a app_remove - Removes the given application from the configuration database set of known applications on the specified system (or local system if no additional system is specified…

Configuring the LifeKeeper GUI

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » GUI » Preparing to Run the GUI » Configuring the LifeKeeper GUI

Installing the LifeKeeper Server for GUI Administration Perform the following steps for each LifeKeeper server. Each step contains references or links for more detailed instructions. You must install the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) or Java Software Development…

GUI – Known Issues / Restrictions

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

Description GUI does not immediately update IP resource state after network is disconnected and then reconnected When the primary network between servers in a cluster is disconnected and then reconnected, the IP resource state on a remote GUI…

NET – Communication Paths Related Commands

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » Command Line Interface » Commands » NET – Communication Paths Related Commands

net_create - Creates a communication path between two SPS nodes Options: -d -s -D -n -b -r -l -p net_remove - Removes a communication path between two SPS nodes Options: -d -s -D -r net_list - Lists communication path information on a given…

Creating a Virtual Network

Quick Start Guides » Microsoft Azure Quick Start Guide » Building a Virtual Machine and Starting the OS » Creating a Virtual Network

Create a virtual network to use in this environment. Create one address space and two subnets, one of these subnets is for services and the other is for DataKeeper replication. Select Azure Portal > Virtual networks > Add to create the virtual network and one subnet…

Creating a Virtual Network

Evaluation Guides » SIOS Protection Suite for Linux/LifeKeeper Evaluation Guide for Cloud Environments » Configuring Network Components and Creating Instances » Creating an Instance in Azure from Scratch » Creating a Virtual Network

The Virtual Network is an Azure resource that represent a local network. Different Virtual Networks can be defined within the Azure cloud to logically separate different systems. Refer to the Azure documentation for more information. In this section we will create a…

DataKeeper for Linux Troubleshooting

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » DataKeeper » DataKeeper for Linux Troubleshooting

This section provides information regarding issues that may be encountered with the use of DataKeeper for Linux. Where appropriate, additional explanation of the cause of an error is provided along with necessary action to resolve the error condition. Messages…

Creating a VPC Network

Evaluation Guides » SIOS Protection Suite for Linux/LifeKeeper Evaluation Guide for Cloud Environments » Configuring Network Components and Creating Instances » Creating an Instance in Google Cloud from Scratch » Creating a VPC Network

A VPC network is a Google Cloud resource that represents a local network. Different VPC networks can be defined within the Google Cloud to logically separate different systems. Refer to the Google Cloud documentation for more information. In this section we will…

Using Network Attached Storage

Application Recovery Kits » MySQL Recovery Kit Administration Guide » MySQL Recovery Kit Configuration » Using Network Attached Storage

There are a couple of special considerations to take into account when configuring LifeKeeper to use an NFS file server (Network Attached Storage) as cluster storage. Use the NAS Recovery Kit The optional Network Attached Storage (NAS) recovery kit is required when…

Apache Web Server Troubleshooting

Application Recovery Kits » Apache Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Apache Web Server Troubleshooting

This section provides a list of messages that you may encounter during the process of creating and extending a LifeKeeper Apache Web Server resource hierarchy, removing and restoring a resource, and, where appropriate, provides additional explanation of the cause of…

Preparing to Run the GUI

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » GUI » Preparing to Run the GUI

Overview Configuration Starting and Stopping the GUI Server Java Security Policy Running the GUI on a LifeKeeper Server

Viewing LifeKeeper GUI Server Processes

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » Common Tasks » Viewing LifeKeeper GUI Server Processes

To verify that the LifeKeeper GUI Server is running, type the following command: ps -ef | grep runGuiSer You should see output similar to the following: root 2805 1 0 08:24 ? 00:00:00 sh /opt/LifeKeeper/bin/runGuiServer To see a list of the other GUI Server daemon…

DataKeeper for Linux Network Configuration

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » DataKeeper » SIOS DataKeeper Installation and Configuration » DataKeeper for Linux Network Configuration

The network path that is chosen for data replication between each pair of servers must also already be configured as a LifeKeeper communication path between those servers. To change the network path, see Changing the Data Replication Path. Avoid a configuration…

Creating a Network Security Group

Evaluation Guides » SIOS Protection Suite for Linux/LifeKeeper Evaluation Guide for Cloud Environments » Configuring Network Components and Creating Instances » Creating an Instance in Azure from Scratch » Creating a Network Security Group

A Security Group works as a firewall, allowing you to define both “allow” and “deny” rules. A source can be an internet address or a security group, and a security group can be assigned to a Virtual Machine or a subnet. Refer to the Azure documentation for…

FLAG – Commands Related to Internal LifeKeeper Flags

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » Command Line Interface » Commands » FLAG – Commands Related to Internal LifeKeeper Flags

flg_create - Set a given LifeKeeper flag on a given node Options: -d -f flg_remove - Remove a given LifeKeeper flag on a given node Options: -d -f flg_list - List all LifeKeeper flags that are set on a given node Options: -d

Starting and Stopping the GUI Server

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » GUI » Preparing to Run the GUI » Starting and Stopping the GUI Server

To Start the LifeKeeper GUI Server If the LifeKeeper GUI Server is not running, type the following command as root: /opt/LifeKeeper/bin/lkGUIserver start This command starts all LifeKeeper GUI Server daemon processes on the server being administered if they are not…

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…

Configuring Network Components and Creating Instances

Evaluation Guides » SIOS Protection Suite for Linux/LifeKeeper Evaluation Guide for Cloud Environments » Configuring Network Components and Creating Instances

This section outlines the computing resource required for each node, the network structure and the process required to configure these components. Network Structure Used in This Tutorial Computing Resources Used in This Tutorial In the following sections we…

Network Structure Used in this Tutorial

Evaluation Guides » SIOS Protection Suite for Linux/LifeKeeper Evaluation Guide for Cloud Environments » Configuring Network Components and Creating Instances » Network Structure Used in this Tutorial

In this tutorial three nodes will be created. Node-A and Node-B will be used as the Active node and Standby node, respectively. In addition to these two nodes, Node-C (the Quorum/Witness node), will also be created. (See What is for an explanation of the need for a…

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…

INS – Commands Related to Individual LifeKeeper Hierarchy Instances

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » Command Line Interface » Commands » INS – Commands Related to Individual LifeKeeper Hierarchy Instances

ins_list - Lists the current information of the given resource hierarchy instance Options: -d -f: -a / -r / -t / -i specify optional app, type, tag, and id info ins_setas - Sets the automatic switchback strategy for a given hierarchy Options: -d -t -s …

TYP – LifeKeeper Commands Related to Resource Hierarchy Types

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » Command Line Interface » Commands » TYP – LifeKeeper Commands Related to Resource Hierarchy Types

typ_create - Creates a given resource type on a given node Options: -d -a (need an app first) -r typ_remove - Removes the given resource type from the configuration database set of known resource types on the specified system (or local system if no additional…

Performing a Manual Switchover from the GUI

Application Recovery Kits » MySQL Recovery Kit Administration Guide » MySQL Administration » Performing a Manual Switchover from the GUI

You can test your MySQL resource hierarchy by initiating a manual switchover. This will simulate a failover of a resource instance from the primary server to the backup server. Performing a Manual Switchover from the GUI You can initiate a manual switchover from the…

Running the GUI on a LifeKeeper Server

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » GUI » Preparing to Run the GUI » Running the GUI on a LifeKeeper Server

The simplest way to run the LifeKeeper GUI is as an application on a LifeKeeper server. By doing so you are, in effect, running the GUI client and server on the same system. After configuring the LifeKeeper server for GUI Administration, you can run the GUI as an…

Running the LifeKeeper GUI Through a Firewall

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » Maintenance Tasks » Running the LifeKeeper GUI Through a Firewall

In some situations, a LifeKeeper cluster is placed behind a corporate firewall and administrators wish to run the LifeKeeper GUI from a remote system outside the firewall. LifeKeeper uses Remote Method Invocation (RMI) to communicate between the GUI server and client.…

Troubleshooting Sybase ASE Error During Resource Creation

Application Recovery Kits » Sybase ASE Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Troubleshooting Sybase ASE Error During Resource Creation

Sybase ASE Error During Resource Creation Symptom: Unable to create the resource instance during the resource creation Cause: If the instance is running, it could be because the profile is not located in the default $Sybase directory Solution: In…

Using Network Attached Storage with Sybase ASE

Application Recovery Kits » Sybase ASE Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Sybase ASE Recovery Kit Configuration Considerations » Using Network Attached Storage with Sybase ASE

There are a couple of special considerations to take into account when configuring SPS to use an NFS file server (Network Attached Storage) as cluster storage. Use the NAS Recovery Kit The optional Network Attached Storage (NAS) Recovery Kit is required when using an…

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…

AWS Direct Connect Known Issues and Troubleshooting

Quick Start Guides » Connecting to a LifeKeeper Cluster using AWS Transit Gateway Quick Start Guide » AWS Direct Connect Known Issues and Troubleshooting

There are currently no Known Issues.

Performing a Manual Switchover from the LifeKeeper GUI

Application Recovery Kits » PostgreSQL Recovery Kit Administration Guide » PostgreSQL Administration » Performing a Manual Switchover from the LifeKeeper GUI

You can initiate a manual switchover from the LifeKeeper GUI by selecting Edit, Resource, and In Service. For example, an in-service request executed on a backup server causes the PostgreSQL resource hierarchy to be placed in service on the backup server and taken…

Public Cloud Platforms and their Network Structure Differences

Evaluation Guides » SIOS Protection Suite for Linux/LifeKeeper Evaluation Guide for Cloud Environments » Before Starting an Evaluation of SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux » Public Cloud Platforms and their Network Structure Differences

There are several public cloud platforms including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud. While there are many similarities in their infrastructures, there are some differences. In many cases a VPC (Virtual Private Cloud) or a VNET (Virtual…

SYS – LifeKeeper Commands Related to the Systems in the LifeKeeper Cluster

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » Command Line Interface » Commands » SYS – LifeKeeper Commands Related to the Systems in the LifeKeeper Cluster

sys_list – Lists out the systems known to a particular LifeKeeper node Options: -d sys_create – Creates knowledge of another system on LifeKeeper node Options: -s -d sys_remove – Removes knowledge of another system on a LifeKeeper…

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

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

Running the Commands: - Start from /opt/LifeKeeper/bin - Run [one of the below commands] accompanied by [one of the “options”] (./dep_list^-P) Commands *More information on these commands is available via the man pages installed with…

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Installation Guide

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper 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…

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…

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…

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…

Configuring LifeKeeper Event Forwarding

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » Installation and Configuration » LifeKeeper Event Forwarding via SNMP » Configuring LifeKeeper Event Forwarding

Prerequisites The SNMP event forwarding feature is included as part of the LifeKeeper Core functionality and does not require additional LifeKeeper packages to be installed. Since LifeKeeper uses the snmptrap utility to generate the traps, the snmptrap command is…

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…

Testing an Apache Web Server Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » Apache Recovery Kit Administration Guide » LifeKeeper Configuration Tasks for Apache » Testing an Apache Web Server Resource Hierarchy

You can test your Apache resource hierarchy by initiating a manual switchover. This will simulate a failover of a resource instance from the primary server to the backup server. Performing a Manual Switchover from the GUI You can initiate a manual switchover from the…

Testing Your Oracle Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » Oracle Recovery Kit Administration Guide » LifeKeeper Configuration Tasks for Oracle » 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. Performing a Manual Switchover from the GUI You can initiate a manual switchover from the…

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…

Documentation and Training

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper 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 …

Common Causes of an SPS/LifeKeeper Initiated Failover

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » Troubleshooting » Common Causes of an SPS/LifeKeeper Initiated Failover

In the event of a failure, SPS has two methods of recovery: local recovery and inter-server recovery. If local recovery fails, a “failover” is implemented. A failover is defined as automatic switching to a backup server upon the failure or abnormal…

Testing Your Postfix Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » Postfix Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Postfix Configuration Validation » LifeKeeper Configuration Tasks for Postfix » Testing Your Postfix Resource Hierarchy

You can test your Postfix resource hierarchy by initiating a manual switchover. This will simulate a failover of a resource instance from the primary server to the backup server. Performing a Manual Switchover from the GUI You can initiate a manual switchover from…

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…

Update Dependency between Resources

Evaluation Guides » SIOS Protection Suite for Linux/LifeKeeper Evaluation Guide for Cloud Environments » Protecting Our Resources » How to Protect Other Resources (Databases or Applications) » Protecting MSSQL Using Quick Service Protection » Update Dependency between Resources

At this point, the LifeKeeper GUI shows the MSSQL related resources as shown below: The QSP-mssql-server resource depends on the following resources: ip-10.20.10.100 (to connect to the database, we need the virtual IP to connect to) /datakeeper (to make the…

Prepare to Install

Quick Start Guides » MySQL Cluster with Data Replication (“Shared Nothing” Cluster) » Prepare to Install

Hardware Requirements Primary and Secondary Servers Systems must meet the minimum requirements for the Linux distribution to be used during the evaluation. 512MB RAM minimum; 1GB RAM recommended. 2GB of available hard disk space recommended. Multiple…

Prepare to Install – PostgreSQL

Quick Start Guides » PostgreSQL Cluster with Shared Storage (ISCSI) » Prepare to Install – PostgreSQL

Hardware Requirements Primary and Secondary Servers Systems must meet the minimum requirements for the Linux distribution to be used during the evaluation. 512MB RAM minimum; 1GB RAM recommended. 2GB of available hard disk space recommended. Multiple Network…

Prepare to Install DK for Linux

Evaluation Guides » DataKeeper for Linux Evaluation Guide » Prepare to Install DK for Linux

Hardware Requirements Primary and Secondary Servers Systems must meet the minimum requirements for the Linux distribution to be used during the evaluation. 512MB RAM minimum; 1GB RAM recommended. 2GB of available hard disk space recommended. Multiple Network…

Creating IP Resources

Quick Start Guides » Microsoft Azure Quick Start Guide » Building an HA Cluster with LifeKeeper » Creating IP Resources

Create an IP resource with the LifeKeeper GUI. Select Create Resource Hierarchy from the LifeKeeper GUI administration screen. Follow the Create Resource wizard. Use the following values. Item Value to be entered or selected Notes…

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…

Common Hardware Components

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » SIOS LifeKeeper for Linux Introduction » Configuration Concepts » Common Hardware Components

All LifeKeeper configurations share these common components: Server groups. The basis for the fault resilience provided by LifeKeeper is the grouping of two or more servers into a cluster. The servers can be any supported platform running a supported distribution of…

Configure the Cluster

Quick Start Guides » MySQL Cluster with Data Replication (“Shared Nothing” Cluster) » Configure the Cluster

Primary Server Complete the following steps on the primary server to configure the cluster: Create TCP Communication (Comm) Path(s) Verify the Communication (Comm) Path(s) Before you begin, SIOS recommends at least two TCP communications paths between each server…

Configure the Cluster – DK for Linux

Evaluation Guides » DataKeeper for Linux Evaluation Guide » Configure the Cluster – DK for Linux

Primary Server Complete the following steps on the primary server to configure the cluster: Create TCP Communication (Comm) Path(s) Verify the Communication (Comm) Path(s) Before you begin, SIOS recommends at least two TCP communications paths between each…

Install x11

Evaluation Guides » SIOS Protection Suite for Linux/LifeKeeper Evaluation Guide for Cloud Environments » Configure Linux Nodes to Run SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux » Install x11

The SIOS Protection Suite for the Linux GUI uses the X Window System. We need to install it on each node. Install x11 to the machine. Install x11 related packages and enable it with the following steps: Install x11 related packages. # yum install …

Prepare to Install – Apache

Quick Start Guides » Apache/MySQL Cluster Using Both Shared and Replicated Storage » Prepare to Install – Apache

Hardware Requirements Primary and Secondary Servers Systems must meet the minimum requirements for the Linux distribution to be used during the evaluation. 512MB RAM minimum; 1GB RAM recommended. 2GB of available hard disk space recommended. Multiple Network…

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…

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…

Configure the Cluster – Apache

Quick Start Guides » Apache/MySQL Cluster Using Both Shared and Replicated Storage » Configure the Cluster – Apache

Primary Server Complete the following steps on the primary server to configure the cluster: Create TCP Communication (Comm) Path(s) Verify the Communication (Comm) Path(s) Before you begin, SIOS recommends at least two TCP communications paths between each server…

Setting Up Your SPS/LifeKeeper Environment

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

Now that the requirements have been determined and LifeKeeper configuration has been mapped, components of this SPS environment can be set up. *Although it is possible to perform some setup tasks in a different sequence, this list is provided in the recommended…

Configure the Cluster – PostgreSQL

Quick Start Guides » PostgreSQL Cluster with Shared Storage (ISCSI) » Configure the Cluster – PostgreSQL

Primary Server Complete the following steps on the primary server to configure the cluster: Create TCP Communication (Comm) Path(s) Verify the Communication (Comm) Path(s) Before you begin, SIOS recommends at least two TCP communications paths between each server…

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…

LifeKeeper Core

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » SIOS LifeKeeper for Linux Introduction » LifeKeeper Core

LifeKeeper Core is composed of four major components: LifeKeeper Core Software File System, Generic Application, Raw I/O and IP Recovery Kit Software LifeKeeper GUI Software LifeKeeper Man Pages LifeKeeper Core Software The LifeKeeper Core Software…

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…

SPS/LifeKeeper Documentation and Apache References

Application Recovery Kits » Apache Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SPS/LifeKeeper 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…

Resource Hierarchies

SIOS Protection Suite/LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » SIOS LifeKeeper for Linux Introduction » Configuration Concepts » Resource Hierarchies

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