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Running the GUI on a LifeKeeper Server

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

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.…

Configuring the LifeKeeper GUI

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…

Viewing LifeKeeper GUI Server Processes

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…

Running LifeKeeper With a Firewall

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » Maintenance Tasks » Running LifeKeeper With a Firewall

LifeKeeper for Linux can work with a firewall in place on the same server if you address the following network access requirements. *Note: If you wish to simply disable your firewall, see Disabling a Firewall below. LifeKeeper Communication Paths Communication paths…

Lifekeeper GUI Overview

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…

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…

Starting and Stopping the GUI Server

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…

Installation on the Backup Server

Application Recovery Kits » SAP Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SAP Installation » Installation on the Backup Server

On the backup server, repeat the Installation procedures that were performed on the primary server: Install the Core Services, ABAP and Java Central Services Install the Database Install the Application Services

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…

LifeKeeper GUI Software Package

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…

Recovering from a LifeKeeper Server Failure

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » Troubleshooting » Recovering from a LifeKeeper Server Failure

If any server in your LifeKeeper cluster experiences a failure that causes re-installation of the operating system (and thus LifeKeeper), you will have to re-extend the resource hierarchies from each server in the cluster. If any server in the cluster has a shared…

Exiting the GUI

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.

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…

LifeKeeper Single Server Protection

LifeKeeper Single Server Protection

LifeKeeper Single Server Protection Release Notes LifeKeeper Single Server Protection for Linux Installation Guide

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…

GUI

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…

Viewing the Status of a Server

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » Common Tasks » Viewing the Status of a Server

The state of a server can be determined by looking at the graphic representation of the server in the table’s header as shown below. Server State Visual state What it Means ALIVE Client has valid connection to the…

Configuring NFS Server with LifeKeeper

Application Recovery Kits » NFS Server Recovery Kit Administration Guide » NFS Server Recovery Kit Configuration Considerations » Configuring NFS Server with LifeKeeper

This section contains information to consider before starting to configure and administer the NFS Server Recovery Kit as well as examples of typical LifeKeeper NFS configurations. Please refer to LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation for instructions on…

Maintaining a LifeKeeper Single Server Protection Protected System

LifeKeeper Single Server Protection » LifeKeeper Single Server Protection for Linux Technical Documentation » Administration » Enabled VMware HA Fault Detection and Recovery Scenario » Maintaining a LifeKeeper Single Server Protection Protected System

When performing system or application maintenance on a LifeKeeper Single Server Protection-protected server, you should either stop LifeKeeper Single Server Protection monitoring or place the protected resources into maintenance mode. This will stop LifeKeeper Single…

Running DB2

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

Reducing the DB2 Process Startup Times In some instances the startup times of the DB2 processes can be excessive when using DB2 8.x under LifeKeeper protection. Making the following change to the kernel network parameters can improve this situation. Add the following…

Install the LifeKeeper Software

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

Once you have installed the SAP HANA software and configured SAP HANA System Replication, you are ready to install the LifeKeeper Core software and any required patches followed by the SAP HANA Recovery Kit. Refer to the LifeKeeper for Linux Installation Guide for…

Install the LifeKeeper Software

Application Recovery Kits » SAP MaxDB Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Configuring SAP MaxDB with LifeKeeper » Install the LifeKeeper Software

Once you have installed the SAP MaxDB software, created your database and created the User_Key, you are ready to install the LifeKeeper Core software and any required patches followed by the SAP Max DB Recovery Kit. Also, if you plan to use SAP MaxDB with raw devices,…

Preparing to Run the GUI

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

Verifying the LifeKeeper Installation

LifeKeeper for Linux Installation Guide » Verifying the LifeKeeper Installation

You can verify that the LifeKeeper packages were installed correctly by entering the following at the command line: rpm -V *Note: If the package is installed correctly, no output will be displayed by this command. To perform a query from the command line, type rpm…

Tuning the LifeKeeper Heartbeat

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » Installation and Configuration » Optional Configuration Tasks » Tuning the LifeKeeper Heartbeat

Overview of the Tunable Heartbeat The LifeKeeper heartbeat is the signal sent between LifeKeeper servers over the communications path(s) to ensure each server is “alive”. There are two aspects of the heartbeat that determine how quickly LifeKeeper detects…

Install the LifeKeeper Software

Application Recovery Kits » PostgreSQL Recovery Kit Administration Guide » PostgreSQL Installation » Install the LifeKeeper Software

Once you have installed the PostgreSQL software and created your database, you are ready to install the LifeKeeper Core software and any required patches followed by the PostgreSQL Recovery Kit. Refer to the LifeKeeper for Linux Installation Guide for details on…

Verifying LifeKeeper Single Server Protection Installation

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

You can verify that the LifeKeeper Single Server Protection packages were installed correctly by entering the following at the command line: rpm -V Note: If the package is installed correctly, no output will be displayed by this command. To perform a query from the…

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 LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation for instructions…

GUI Toolbar

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…

LifeKeeper

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper

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

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

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…

Maintaining a LifeKeeper Protected System

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » Maintenance Tasks » Maintaining a LifeKeeper Protected System

When performing shutdown and maintenance on a LifeKeeper-protected server, you must put that system’s resource hierarchies in service on the backup server before performing maintenance. This process stops all activity for shared disks on the system needing…

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…

Changing the Server Connection Channel

Application Recovery Kits » WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit Administration Guide » LifeKeeper Configuration Tasks for MQ » Editing MQ Configuration Resource Properties » Changing the Server Connection Channel

GUI First navigate to the WebSphere MQ resource properties panel or the resource context menu described above. The resource must be in service to modify the Server Connection Channel value. Then click on Server Connection Channel Configuration icon or menu item. The…

Additional Steps to Configure SAP on LifeKeeper

Quick Start Guides » LifeKeeper for Linux in the AWS Cloud (SAP) » Additional Steps to Configure SAP on LifeKeeper

Follow the steps below to configure SAP on LifeKeeper for Linux. Step 1. Test the Deployment To connect to the LifeKeeper for Linux nodes, you need to connect to Windows jumpbox. To connect to a Windows machine, you need to connect to remote desktop terminal. In AWS…

Changing the LifeKeeper Test Queue Name

Application Recovery Kits » WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit Administration Guide » LifeKeeper Configuration Tasks for MQ » Editing MQ Configuration Resource Properties » Changing the LifeKeeper Test Queue Name

GUI First navigate to the WebSphere MQ Resource Properties Panel or the Resource Context Menu described above. Then click on PUT/GET TESTQUEUE Configuration icon or menu item. The following dialog will appear: Now enter the name of the LifeKeeper test queue and…

Install the LifeKeeper Software with Sybase

Application Recovery Kits » Sybase ASE Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Installing and Configuring Sybase ASE with LifeKeeper » Install the LifeKeeper Software with Sybase

Once you have installed the Sybase ASE software and created your database servers, you are ready to install the LifeKeeper Core software, LifeKeeper for Linux IP Recovery Kit and any required patches followed by the Sybase ASE Recovery Kit. Also, if you plan to use…

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,…

LifeKeeper Single Server Protection Heartbeat with VMware HA

LifeKeeper Single Server Protection » LifeKeeper Single Server Protection for Linux Technical Documentation » Administration » LifeKeeper Single Server Protection Heartbeat with VMware HA

The LifeKeeper Single Server Protection heartbeat is the signal sent to VMware HA (every 10 seconds if running in a VMware guest OS and if HA is enabled) indicating that the protected applications are OK. If an application fails, LifeKeeper Single Server Protection…

Configuring GUI Users

LifeKeeper for Linux Installation Guide » Setting Up Your LifeKeeper Environment » Configuring GUI Users

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

Using Certificates with the LifeKeeper API

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » Installation and Configuration » Optional Configuration Tasks » Using Certificates with the LifeKeeper API

The LifeKeeper API uses SSL/TLS to communicate between different systems. By default, the product is installed with default certificates that provide some assurance of identity between nodes. This document explains how to replace these default certificates with…

inqfail error in the LifeKeeper Log

Application Recovery Kits » Oracle Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Oracle Troubleshooting » Oracle Known Issues and Restrictions » inqfail error in the LifeKeeper Log

If an inqfail error appears in your LifeKeeper error log following a failover, you will need to change the filesystemio setting. Note: The disk id and server name will be different for each configuration. To resolve this problem, you will need to change the setting…

LifeKeeper Single Server Protection for Linux Technical Documentation

LifeKeeper Single Server Protection » 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,…

GUI Mirror Administration

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…

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

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…

LifeKeeper Single Server Protection for Linux Release Notes

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

Version 9.6.2 Released September 21, 2022 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…

Stopping LifeKeeper

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » Common Tasks » Stopping LifeKeeper

If you need to stop LifeKeeper, type the appropriate command as root to stop it: Using systemctl Command systemctl set-environment LKSTOP_MODE=stop-nofailover; systemctl stop lifekeeper; systemctl unset-environment LKSTOP_MODE This command will shut down LifeKeeper…

Upgrading LifeKeeper

LifeKeeper for Linux Installation Guide » Upgrading LifeKeeper

*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. • The existing SAP HANA gen/app based Recovery Kit is not…

LifeKeeper Core

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…

Removing LifeKeeper

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » Maintenance Tasks » Removing LifeKeeper

You can uninstall LifeKeeper in a Linux environment via the command line by entering the following command. /opt/LifeKeeper/bin/rmlk This command uninstalls all the LifeKeeper packages and removes the directory /opt/LifeKeeper from the system. The command can be…

Install LifeKeeper

Application Recovery Kits » SAP Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SAP Installation » Install LifeKeeper

On both the Primary and the Backup servers, LifeKeeper software will now be installed including the following recovery kits: SAP appropriate database (i.e. Oracle, SAP MaxDB) IP NFS NAS Stop Oracle Listener and SAP on both machines. For…

LifeKeeper Flags

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » Advanced Tasks » LCD » LifeKeeper Flags

Near the end of the detailed status display, LifeKeeper provides a list of the flags set for the system. A common type is a Lock LCD flag used to ensure that other processes wait until the process lock completes its action. The following is the standard LCD lock…

Starting LifeKeeper

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » Common Tasks » Starting LifeKeeper

All LifeKeeper software is installed in the directory /opt/LifeKeeper. When you have completed all of the verification tasks, you are ready to start LifeKeeper on both servers. This section provides information for starting the LifeKeeper server daemon processes. The…

Changing the Command Server Protection Configuration

Application Recovery Kits » WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit Administration Guide » LifeKeeper Configuration Tasks for MQ » Editing MQ Configuration Resource Properties » Changing the Command Server Protection Configuration

GUI First navigate to the WebSphere MQ Resource Properties Panel or the Resource Context Menu described above. Then click on Command Server Protection Configuration icon or menu item. The following dialog will appear: Select Full Control of the command server…

Creating a Client and Witness Server

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

Please refer to the LifeKeeper Evaluation Guide for Cloud Environments.

Considering the Use of LifeKeeper I-O Fencing when 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 Settings and Operations Considerations » Considering the Use of LifeKeeper I-O Fencing when Connecting to a LifeKeeper Cluster using AWS

Since the shared disk environment cannot be used in AWS environment, you cannot use SCSI reservations to prevent a split-brain. Also, IP resource may cause the split-brain as it uses the real IP resource with different IP addresses for each node. For this reason,…

Enabling VMware HA Integration with LifeKeeper Single Server Protection

LifeKeeper Single Server Protection » LifeKeeper Single Server Protection for Linux Technical Documentation » Administration » Enabling VMware HA Integration with LifeKeeper Single Server Protection

By default LifeKeeper Single Server Protection integration with VMware HA is disabled when installed on a VMware VM. To enable integration requires the following steps: Installation of VMware tools in the LifeKeeper Single Server Protection VM. Edit…

Deciding on a Google Cloud Region

Evaluation Guides » LifeKeeper Evaluation Guide for Cloud Environments » Configuring Network Components and Creating Instances » Creating an Instance in Google Cloud from Scratch » Deciding on a Google Cloud Region

Google Cloud has regions in many geographic locations and it may be beneficial to select a region in close geographic proximity to the workplace location. Each region has three or more Zones, but available machine types are slightly different between regions. Refer to…

Common Causes of a LifeKeeper Initiated Failover

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » Troubleshooting » Common Causes of a LifeKeeper Initiated Failover

In the event of a failure, LifeKeeper 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…

Server Failure

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » DataKeeper » Administering SIOS DataKeeper for Linux » Server Failure

If both your primary and backup servers become inoperable, your DataKeeper resource will be brought into service/activated only when both servers are functional again. This is to avoid data corruption that could result from initiating the resynchronization in the…

Restrictions when using LifeKeeper on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI)

Application Recovery Kits » Recovery Kit for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Administration Guide » Restrictions when using LifeKeeper on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI)

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Support Configuration Oracle provides images for the following Operating Systems support by LifeKeeper. Oracle Linux 7 (UEK, RHCK) Oracle Linux 8 (UEK, RHCK) CentOS 7 The OS configured in BYOI is the same as the OS supported…

Modifying Protection for the Sybase Monitor Server

Application Recovery Kits » Sybase ASE Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Sybase ASE Recovery Kit Administration » Modifying Protection for the Sybase Monitor Server

*NOTE: The Sybase Monitor Server is no longer supported with the Sybase ASE ARK v9.0.2 and later. The Monitor Server is a separate server from the database server that monitors the Adaptive Server. The Monitor Server can provide real time or historical data to client…

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…

Modifying Protection for the Sybase Backup Server

Application Recovery Kits » Sybase ASE Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Sybase ASE Recovery Kit Administration » Modifying Protection for the Sybase Backup Server

The Sybase Backup Server is an Open Server-based application that manages all database backups (dump) and restores (load) operations for Adaptive Server. The Sybase Backup Server can be protected by the LifeKeeper Sybase ASE resource hierarchy during the resource…

GUI – Known Issues / Restrictions

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

Description Using source address routing with IP resources can impact the GUI Using source address routing with IP resources can impact the GUI’s ability to properly display the resource status when performing a switchover. The resource…

Running Multiple Instances of Samba

Application Recovery Kits » Samba Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Configuring Samba with LifeKeeper » Running Multiple Instances of Samba

Running multiple instances of Samba in a LifeKeeper cluster introduces additional configuration requirements and restrictions. The following Samba configuration scenarios may involve multiple instances of Samba: Active/Standby configuration with multiple LifeKeeper…

Installation of the Primary Application Server Instance

Application Recovery Kits » SAP Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SAP Installation » Installation of the Primary Application Server Instance

To install the Primary Application Server instance, rerun sapinst from the previously mentioned directory. ./sapinst SAPINST_USE_HOSTNAME= When prompted, Select Primary Application Server Instance and continue with installation using the appropriate SAP…

LifeKeeper for Linux

LifeKeeper for Linux

LifeKeeper for Linux in the AWS Cloud (SAP)

Quick Start Guides » LifeKeeper for Linux in the AWS Cloud (SAP)

Overview This document will guide the user during LifeKeeper for Linux installation. Follow the quick decision matrix to understand how to install LifeKeeper for Linux for SAP environment. Note: The link above is provided here so it can be…

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…

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 LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation for…

LifeKeeper Administration Overview

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » LifeKeeper Administration Overview

LifeKeeper does not require administration during operation. LifeKeeper works automatically to monitor protected resources and to perform the specified recovery actions if a fault should occur. You use the LifeKeeper GUI in these cases: Resource and hierarchy…

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 LifeKeeper for Linux Technical…

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 LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation for…

tset Errors Appear in the LifeKeeper Log File

Application Recovery Kits » SAP Recovery Kit Administration Guide » tset Errors Appear in the LifeKeeper Log File

Cause: The su commands used by the SAP and Database Recovery Kits cause a ‘tset’ error message to be output to the LK log that appears as follows: tset: standard error: Invalid argument This error comes from one of the profile files in the SAP…

Viewing LifeKeeper Processes

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » Common Tasks » Viewing LifeKeeper Processes

To see a list of all LifeKeeper core daemon processes currently running, type the following command: ps -ef | grep LifeKeeper | grep -w bin | grep -v lklogmsg An example of the output is provided below: root 11663 11662 0 14:03 pts/0 00:00:00 /bin/bash…

How to Confirm if the Data Storage is Available on a Node

Evaluation Guides » LifeKeeper Evaluation Guide for Cloud Environments » Protecting Our Resources » Common Tasks » How to Confirm if the Data Storage is Available on a Node

During these steps we will be switching data storage between nodes. Here are two options to check whether the data storage (per this guide, located at /datakeeper) is available in a node. View the output from the df command. Check the LifeKeeper GUI to see…

LifeKeeper Configuration Steps

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » Installation and Configuration » LifeKeeper Configuration Steps

If you have installed your LifeKeeper environment as described in the LifeKeeper for Linux Installation Guide, you should be ready to start and configure the LifeKeeper for Linux software on each server in your cluster. Follow the steps below which contain links to…

LifeKeeper – SAP Icons

Application Recovery Kits » SAP Recovery Kit Administration Guide » LifeKeeper – SAP Icons

The following icons are significant on how to interpret the status of SAP resources in a LifeKeeper environment. These icons will show up in the LifeKeeper UI. Active – Resource is active and in service (Normal state). …

Start Database and Listener on node-a

Evaluation Guides » LifeKeeper Evaluation Guide for Cloud Environments » Protecting Our Resources » How to Protect Other Resources (Databases or Applications) » Protecting an Oracle Resource (non-PDB) » Start Database and Listener on node-a

*The following steps should be completed on node-a. As discussed in previous steps, start the database with sqlplus and the listener with lsnrctl. Start both processes on node-a so that LifeKeeper can see these processes as the corresponding resources are…

Connecting to a LifeKeeper Cluster using AWS Requirements

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

Some requirements should be met when using this configuration. Below is a summary of requirements for the AWS environment and instances created on it. Requirements for AWS environment Create a base environment on AWS to provide services. The requirements for using…

Sybase ASE Monitor Server and Backup Server

Application Recovery Kits » Sybase ASE Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Sybase ASE Recovery Kit Configuration Considerations » Sybase ASE Monitor Server and Backup Server

The LifeKeeper for Linux Sybase ASE Recovery Kit provides resource protection for the Adaptive Server, Backup Server, and Monitor Server components. However, the Backup Server and Monitor Server components are not required components of a resource hierarchy. The Sybase…

Server Context Menu

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » GUI » Menus » Server Context Menu

The Server Context Menu appears when you right-click on a server icon in the status table. This menu is the same as the Edit Menu’s Server submenu except that the actions are always invoked on the server that you initially selected. Disconnect. Disconnect…

Server Properties – Commpath

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Dialogs » Server Properties – Commpath

Server Properties Dialog

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » Common Tasks » Server Properties Dialog

The Server Properties dialog is available from a server context menu or from the Edit menu. This dialog displays the properties for a particular server. The properties for the server will also be displayed in the properties panel if it is enabled. The three tabs of…

Server Properties – Resource

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Dialogs » Server Properties – Resource

Mapping Server Configurations

LifeKeeper for Linux Installation Guide » Planning Your LifeKeeper Environment » Mapping Server Configurations

Document your server configuration using the following guidelines: Determine the server names, processor types, memory and other I/O devices for your configuration. When you specify a backup server, you should ensure that the server you select has the capacity to…

Editing Server Properties

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » LifeKeeper Administration Overview » Administrator Tasks » Editing Server Properties

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

Edit Menu – Server

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » GUI » Menus » Edit Menu – Server

Disconnect. Disconnect from a cluster. Refresh. Refresh GUI. View Logs. View LifeKeeper log messages on connected servers. Create Resource Hierarchy. Create a resource hierarchy. Create Comm Path. Create a communication path between servers. Delete Comm Path.…

Server Properties – General

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Dialogs » Server Properties – General

Known Issues/Restrictions when using LifeKeeper on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI)

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » Troubleshooting » Known Issues and Restrictions » Known Issues/Restrictions when using LifeKeeper on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI)

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Support Configuration Oracle provides images for the following Operating Systems support by LifeKeeper. Oracle Linux 7 (UEK, RHCK) Oracle Linux 8 (UEK, RHCK) CentOS 7 The OS configured in BYOI is the same as the OS supported…

Server Properties – Failover

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » LifeKeeper Administration Overview » Administrator Tasks » Server Properties – Failover

In the event that the primary server has attempted and failed local recovery, or failed completely, most server administrators will want LifeKeeper to automatically restore the protected resource(s) to a backup server. This is the default LifeKeeper behavior. However,…

Server Context Toolbar

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » GUI » Toolbars » Server Context Toolbar

The server context toolbar is displayed in the properties panel when you select a server in the status table. The actions are invoked for the server that you select. Disconnect. Disconnect from a LifeKeeper cluster. Refresh.…

Viewing Server Properties

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » Common Tasks » Viewing Server Properties

There are two possible ways to begin. • Right-click on the icon for the server for which you want to view the properties. When the Server Context Menu appears, click Properties. Server properties will also be displayed in the Properties Panel if it is…

LifeKeeper SAP Solution Page

Application Recovery Kits » SAP Recovery Kit Administration Guide » LifeKeeper SAP Solution Page

SAP High Availability Interface 7.73 *Note: The operating system and configuration used in your SAP deployment must be supported by SAP, SIOS, and your infrastructure provider (public/private cloud or on-premise). Consult SAP’s Product Availability Matrix (PAM) in…

LifeKeeper API for Monitoring

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » User Guide » Using LifeKeeper for Linux » Advanced Tasks » LifeKeeper API for Monitoring

Introduction The LifeKeeper API for Monitoring can obtain the operational status of LifeKeeper nodes and their protected resources by making status inquiries to the available nodes in the LifeKeeper cluster. Summary This document describes the LifeKeeper API for…

Install LifeKeeper for Linux

Evaluation Guides » LifeKeeper Evaluation Guide for Cloud Environments » Install LifeKeeper for Linux

*The following commands should be executed for each node. Mount ISO Image for Install Download the ISO image and license key files to the local environment. Copy the ISO image to each of the nodes. Copy the license file to each of the nodes. Log into…

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 LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation because…