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 have the required group memberships on the cluster machines. For details, see [Configuring GUI Users ]. The LifeKeeper GUI Server are described below.
The LifeKeeper GUI server is initialized on each server in a LifeKeeper cluster at system startup. It communicates with the LifeKeeper core software via the Java Native Interface (JNI), .