The topic you requested could not be found.
Related topics are listed below.

Test Your Environment – PostgreSQL

Quick Start Guides » PostgreSQL Cluster with Shared Storage (ISCSI) » Test Your Environment – PostgreSQL

The following test scenarios have been included to guide you as you get started evaluating LifeKeeper for Linux. Before beginning these tests, make sure the data replication resources are in the mirroring state. Note: For these test examples, the Primary Server is…

Test Your Environment – Apache

Quick Start Guides » Apache/MySQL Cluster Using Both Shared and Replicated Storage » Test Your Environment – Apache

The following test scenarios have been included to guide you as you get started evaluating LifeKeeper for Linux. Before beginning these tests, make sure the data replication resources are in the mirroring state. *Note: For these test examples, the Primary Server is…

Test Your DK for Linux Environment

Evaluation Guides » DataKeeper for Linux Evaluation Guide » Test Your DK for Linux Environment

The following test scenarios have been included to guide you as you get started evaluating LifeKeeper for Linux. Before beginning these tests, make sure the data replication resources are in the mirroring state. *Note: For these test examples, the Primary Server is…

Planning Your LifeKeeper Environment

LifeKeeper for Linux Installation Guide » Planning Your LifeKeeper Environment

The following topics will assist in defining the LifeKeeper for Linux cluster environment. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Mapping Server Configurations Storage and Adapter…

Setting Up Your LifeKeeper Environment

LifeKeeper for Linux Installation Guide » Setting Up Your LifeKeeper Environment

Now that the requirements have been determined and LifeKeeper configuration has been mapped, components of this LifeKeeper 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…

SAP Test Preparation

Application Recovery Kits » SAP Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SAP Installation » SAP Test Preparation

Set up an SAP GUI on an SAP client to log in to SAP using the virtual SAP server name. Set up an SAP GUI on an SAP client to log in to the redundant AS. If desired, install additional AS’s on other servers in the cluster and set up a login group among all…

Multiple Database Server Environment

Application Recovery Kits » MySQL Recovery Kit Administration Guide » MySQL Recovery Kit Configuration » Multiple Database Server Environment

Following are some configuration considerations if you have multiple MySQL database servers and databases: If running active/active or muliple MySQL instances (of the same or different versions), please consider using the mysqld Group feature if possible. SIOS…

Test Switchover and Failover

Evaluation Guides » LifeKeeper Evaluation Guide for Cloud Environments » Protecting Our Resources » How to Protect Other Resources (Databases or Applications) » Protecting SAP Resources » Test Switchover and Failover

In this section we will perform basic tests to verify the expected behavior of the SAP-SPS_ASCS10 and SAP-SPS_ERS20 resource hierarchies on switchover and failover. It is important to test that the enqueue server process in the ASCS10 instance is able to successfully…

Test Switchover and Failover

Evaluation Guides » LifeKeeper Evaluation Guide for Cloud Environments » Protecting Our Resources » How to Protect Other Resources (Databases or Applications) » Protecting SAP HANA Resources » Test Switchover and Failover

In this section we will perform basic tests to verify the expected behavior of the HANA-SPS_HDB00 resource hierarchy on switchover and failover. Verify that the HANA-SPS_HDB00 resource state is currently “Active” on node-a and “Standby – In-Sync” on…

LifeKeeper Software Requirements for AWS Environment

Quick Start Guides » Connection Between LifeKeeper Cluster and Clients Using AWS Transit Gateway Quick Start Guide » AWS VPC Peering Connections Requirements » LifeKeeper Software Requirements for AWS Environment

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

Extending Your Oracle Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » Oracle Recovery Kit Administration Guide » LifeKeeper Configuration Tasks for Oracle » Extending Your Oracle Hierarchy

After you have created a hierarchy, you will want to extend that hierarchy to another server in the cluster. There are three possible scenarios to extend your resource instance from the template server to a target server. The first scenario is when you “Continue”…

Unextending Your Oracle Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » Oracle Recovery Kit Administration Guide » LifeKeeper Configuration Tasks for Oracle » Unextending Your Oracle Hierarchy

From the LifeKeeper GUI menu, select Edit, then Resource. From the drop-down menu, select Unextend Resource Hierarchy. Select the Target Server where you want to unextend the Oracle resource. It cannot be the server where Oracle is currently in service. Note: …

Extending Your IP Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » IP Recovery Kit Administration Guide » IP Recovery Kit Configuration » Extending Your IP Hierarchy

After you have created a hierarchy, you will want to extend that hierarchy to another server in the cluster. There are three possible scenarios to extend your resource instance from the template server to a target server. The first scenario is when you “Continue”…

Unextending Your IP Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » IP Recovery Kit Administration Guide » IP Recovery Kit Configuration » Unextending Your IP Hierarchy

From the LifeKeeper GUI menu, select Edit, then Resource. From the dropdown menu, select Unextend Resource Hierarchy. Select the Target Server where you want to unextend the IP resource. It cannot be the server where the IP address is currently in…

Extending Your NFS Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » NFS Server Recovery Kit Administration Guide » NFS Configuration Tasks » Extending Your NFS Hierarchy

After you have created a hierarchy, you will want to extend that hierarchy to another server in the cluster. There are two possible scenarios to extend your resource instance from the template server to a target server. The first scenario is when you “Continue”…

Unextending Your NFS Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » NFS Server Recovery Kit Administration Guide » NFS Configuration Tasks » Unextending Your NFS Hierarchy

Perform the following steps to unextend a resource hierarchy: From the LifeKeeper GUI menu, select Edit and Resource. From the drop-down menu, select Unextend Resource Hierarchy. Select the Target Server where you want to unextend the NFS resource. It cannot be…

Testing Your NFS Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » NFS Server Recovery Kit Administration Guide » NFS Configuration Tasks » Testing Your NFS Hierarchy

Before testing your NFS resource hierarchy, you should validate your client setup as described below. You can then test your NFS resource hierarchy by initiating a manual switchover. This will simulate a failover of a resource instance from the primary server to the…

Extending Your NAS Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » NAS Recovery Kit Administration Guide » LifeKeeper Configuration Tasks for NAS » Extending Your NAS Hierarchy

After you have created a hierarchy, you should extend that hierarchy to another server in the cluster. There are three possible ways to extend your resource instance: When you successfully create your NAS resource hierarchy you will have an opportunity to select…

Unextending Your NAS Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » NAS Recovery Kit Administration Guide » LifeKeeper Configuration Tasks for NAS » Unextending Your NAS Hierarchy

From the LifeKeeper GUI menu, select Edit, Resource, and Unextend Resource Hierarchy. Select the Target Server where you want to unextend the NAS resource. It cannot be the server where the resource is currently in service (active). Note: If you selected the…

Extending Your MySQL Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » MySQL Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Installing/Configuring MySQL with LifeKeeper » Extending Your MySQL Hierarchy

After you have created a hierarchy, you will want to extend that hierarchy to another server in the cluster. There are three possible scenarios to extend your resource instance from the template server to a target server. The first scenario is when you Continue from…

Unextending Your MySQL Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » MySQL Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Installing/Configuring MySQL with LifeKeeper » Unextending Your MySQL Hierarchy

From the LifeKeeper GUI menu, select Edit, and Resource. From the drop‑down menu, select Unextend Resource Hierarchy. Select the Target Server where you want to unextend the MySQL resource. It cannot be the server where the MySQL resource is currently in…

Unextending Your OCI Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » Recovery Kit for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Administration Guide » Configuration » Unextending Your OCI Hierarchy

To unextend a hierarchy, see Unextending a Hierarchy.

Extending Your DataKeeper Hierarchy

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » DataKeeper » SIOS DataKeeper Installation and Configuration » Resource Configuration Tasks » Extending Your DataKeeper Hierarchy

This operation should be started on the Primary Server to the Secondary Server from the Edit menu or initiated automatically upon completing the Create Resource Hierarchy option in which case you should refer to Step 2 below. On the Edit menu, select Resource then…

Unextending Your DataKeeper Hierarchy

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » DataKeeper » SIOS DataKeeper Installation and Configuration » Resource Configuration Tasks » Unextending Your DataKeeper Hierarchy

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

Plan Your SAP Configuration

Application Recovery Kits » SAP Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SAP Installation » Plan Your SAP Configuration

*IMPORTANT: In keeping with industry best practices and announced with the release of v9.6.2, beginning with v9.7.0 SIOS will no longer support new or existing configurations with NFS servers/clients on the same nodes as the SAP services when setting up an SAP system…

Extending Your VMDK Hierarchy

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

After you have created a hierarchy, you should extend that hierarchy to another server in the cluster. There are three possible ways to extend your resource instance: When you successfully create your VMDK resource hierarchy you will have an opportunity to select…

Unextending Your VMDK Hierarchy

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

From the LifeKeeper GUI menu, select Edit > Resource > Unextend Resource Hierarchy. Select the Target Server where you want to unextend the VMDK resource. It cannot be the server where the resource is currently in-service (active). Note: If you selected the…

Test Switchover of the Oracle Resource

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) » Test Switchover of the Oracle Resource

Understanding the Status from Command Line Tools Before testing the switchover, review the status of each node. Understand the Status of the File System The easiest way to check the status is using df. The /datakeeper resource is attached to the node and is…

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…

Switching between Nodes in a Cloud Environment

Evaluation Guides » LifeKeeper Evaluation Guide for Cloud Environments » Protecting Our Resources » Switching between Nodes in a Cloud Environment

If you are operating in a cloud environment, there is an extra step to switch a virtual IP address between nodes. The following topics explain the background information and general approaches for each cloud environment: AWS Route Table Scenario AWS Elastic IP…

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…

Extending Your Samba Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » Samba Recovery Kit Administration Guide » LifeKeeper Configuration Tasks for Samba » Extending Your Samba Resource Hierarchy

This operation can be started from the Edit menu, or initiated automatically upon completing the Create Resource Hierarchy option, in which case you should refer to Step 2 below. On the Edit menu, select Resource, then Extend Resource Hierarchy. The Pre-Extend…

Unextending Your Samba Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » Samba Recovery Kit Administration Guide » LifeKeeper Configuration Tasks for Samba » Unextending Your Samba Resource Hierarchy

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

Testing Your Samba Resource Hierarchy

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

You can test your Samba resource hierarchy by initiating a manual switchover. This will simulate a failover of a resource instance from the primary server to the backup server. Selecting Edit, then Resource, then In Service. For example, an In Service request executed…

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…

Testing Your IP Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » IP Recovery Kit Administration Guide » IP Recovery Kit Configuration » Testing Your IP Resource Hierarchy

You can test your IP 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 NAS Resource Hierarchy

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

You can test your NAS resource hierarchy by initiating a manual switchover that will simulate a fail over of the resource instance from the primary server to the backup server. Performing a Manual Switchover from the LifeKeeper GUI You can initiate a manual…

Extending Your OCI Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » Recovery Kit for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Administration Guide » Configuration » Extending Your OCI Resource Hierarchy

Follow the steps below to extend the Recovery Kit for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (RK for OCI) resource hierarchy. Launch the Extend Resource Hierarchy wizard referring to Extending Resource Hierarchies . Enter the following information in the Pre-Extend…

Extending Your DB2 Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » DB2 Recovery Kit Administration Guide » LifeKeeper for Linux DB2 Recovery Kit Configuration Tasks » Extending Your DB2 Resource Hierarchy

After you have created a hierarchy, you should extend that hierarchy to another server in the cluster. There are three possible ways to extend your resource instance: When you successfully create your DB2 resource hierarchy you will have an opportunity to select…

Unextending Your DB2 Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » DB2 Recovery Kit Administration Guide » LifeKeeper for Linux DB2 Recovery Kit Configuration Tasks » Unextending Your DB2 Resource Hierarchy

From the LifeKeeper GUI menu, select Edit, Resource, and Unextend Resource Hierarchy. Select the Target Server where you want to unextend the DB2 resource. It cannot be the server where the resource is currently in service (active). Note: If you selected the…

Testing Your DB2 Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » DB2 Recovery Kit Administration Guide » LifeKeeper for Linux DB2 Recovery Kit Configuration Tasks » Testing Your DB2 Resource Hierarchy

Test your DB2 resource hierarchy by initiating a manual switchover that will simulate a failover of the resource instance from the primary server to the backup server. Performing a Manual Switchover from the LifeKeeper GUI You can initiate a manual switchover from…

Extending Your EC2™ Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » Recovery Kit for EC2™ Administration Guide » Recovery Kit for EC2™ Configuration » Extending Your EC2™ Hierarchy

After you have created a hierarchy, you must extend that hierarchy to another server in the cluster. There are three possible scenarios to extend your resource instance from the template server to a target server. Continue from creating the resource into extending…

Unextending Your EC2™ Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » Recovery Kit for EC2™ Administration Guide » Recovery Kit for EC2™ Configuration » Unextending Your EC2™ Hierarchy

To unextend a hierarchy complete the following steps: From the LifeKeeper GUI menu, select Edit, then Resource. From the dropdown menu, select Unextend Resource Hierarchy. Select the Target Server that you are unextending from the EC2™ resource. It cannot be…

Testing Your DataKeeper Resource Hierarchy

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » DataKeeper » SIOS DataKeeper Installation and Configuration » Resource Configuration Tasks » Testing Your DataKeeper Resource Hierarchy

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

Testing Your VMDK Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » VMDK Shared Storage Recovery Kit Administration Guide » LifeKeeper VMDK Recovery Kit Configuration Tasks » Testing Your VMDK Resource Hierarchy

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

Extending Your Route53™ Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Administration Guide » Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Configuration » Extending Your Route53™ Resource Hierarchy

After you have created a hierarchy, you must extend that hierarchy to another server in the cluster. There are three possible scenarios to extend your resource instance from the template server to a target server. Continue from creating the resource into extending…

Unextending Your Route53™ Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Administration Guide » Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Configuration » Unextending Your Route53™ Resource Hierarchy

To unextend a hierarchy complete the following steps: From the LifeKeeper GUI menu, select Edit, then Resource. From the dropdown menu, select Unextend Resource Hierarchy. Select the Target Server that you are unextending from the Route53™ resource. It cannot…

Testing Your SAP MaxDB Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » SAP MaxDB Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SAP MaxDB Resource Configuration Tasks » Testing Your SAP MaxDB Resource Hierarchy

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

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…

Testing Your Sybase ASE Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » Sybase ASE Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Installing and Configuring Sybase ASE with LifeKeeper » Testing Your Sybase ASE Resource Hierarchy

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

How Workloads Should be Distributed when Migrating to a Cloud Environment

Evaluation Guides » LifeKeeper Evaluation Guide for Cloud Environments » Before Starting an Evaluation of LifeKeeper for Linux » How Workloads Should be Distributed when Migrating to a Cloud Environment

Determining how Workloads (nodes) should be distributed is a common topic of discussion when migrating to the public cloud with High Availability in mind. If workloads are located within an on-premise environment, more often than not the locations of these workloads…

DataKeeper for Linux Evaluation Guide

Evaluation Guides » DataKeeper for Linux Evaluation Guide

Objective This document is intended to aid you in installing, configuring and using the LifeKeeper for Linux evaluation product with DataKeeper to enable real time, host based, block-level data replication There are five phases in this process: Phase 1 – Prepare…

The Evaluation Process – PostgreSQL

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

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

The Evaluation Process – Apache

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

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

The Evaluation Process

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

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

PostgreSQL Cluster with Shared Storage (ISCSI)

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

Objective This document is intended to aid you in installing, configuring and using the LifeKeeper for Linux evaluation product, to make PostgreSQL highly available. If PostgreSQL is not already installed, please allocate some time to install it on your servers. Once…

Apache/MySQL Cluster Using Both Shared and Replicated Storage

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

Objective This document is intended to aid you in installing, configuring and using the LifeKeeper for Linux evaluation product to make Apache and MySQL highly available. If Apache and MySQL are not already installed, please allocate some time to install it on your…

Installing and Setting Up Database Applications

LifeKeeper for Linux Installation Guide » Setting Up Your LifeKeeper Environment » Installing and Setting Up Database Applications

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

Configuring WebSphere MQ for use with LifeKeeper

Application Recovery Kits » WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit Administration Guide » WebSphere MQ Configuration Considerations » MQ Configuration Requirements » Configuring WebSphere MQ for use with LifeKeeper

There are a number of WebSphere MQ configuration considerations that need to be made before attempting to create LifeKeeper for Linux WebSphere MQ resource hierarchies. These changes are required to enable the Recovery Kit to perform PUT/GET tests and to make the path…

Protecting Our Resources

Evaluation Guides » LifeKeeper Evaluation Guide for Cloud Environments » Protecting Our Resources

A Typical Resource Protection Scenario with LifeKeeper With LifeKeeper, most of the configuration can be completed using wizards. The wizard collects information about the resource(s) that are available for protection, and these resources can be protected by answering…

Configuration Considerations for MySQL

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

Below are some specific considerations you need to think about concerning your LifeKeeper MySQL environment. To operate MySQL database services on the primary and backup servers, file systems and disk partitions must be accessible from each server. Before you can…

Connecting Servers and Shared Storage

LifeKeeper for Linux Installation Guide » Setting Up Your LifeKeeper Environment » Connecting Servers and Shared Storage

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

Testing a WebSphere MQ Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit Administration Guide » LifeKeeper Configuration Tasks for MQ » Testing a WebSphere MQ Resource Hierarchy

You can test your WebSphere MQ resource hierarchy by initiating a manual switchover. This will simulate a failover of a resource instance from the primary server to the backup server. On the Edit menu, select Resource, then In Service. For example, an In Service…

Samba Configuration Steps

Application Recovery Kits » Samba Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Samba Configuration Steps

This section provides steps that you should take to configure your Samba resources. Plan your Samba configuration. This includes the following: º NetBIOS name(s) to be used º The interfaces that will be protected and allowed access to the shares º The…

DB2 Configuration Requirements

Application Recovery Kits » DB2 Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Configuring the LifeKeeper for Linux DB2 Recovery Kit » Configuration Considerations for DB2 Multiple Partition » DB2 Configuration Requirements

To ensure proper operation of the DB2 Recovery Kit in a multiple partition environment, LifeKeeper requires the following: If you cannot use an additional cluster for your NFS hierarchy, be aware that the LifeKeeper for Linux DB2 Recovery Kit restricts the…

LKCLI Guide

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » Command Line Interface » LKCLI Guide

Overview This guide is designed to assist you with configuring your LifeKeeper environment via the command line using LKCLI (LifeKeeper Command Line Interface). Please follow the order below when creating your environment via LKCLI: 1. Communication Path Creation…

Modify ASCS and ERS Instance Profile Settings

Application Recovery Kits » SAP Recovery Kit Administration Guide » SAP Installation » Modify ASCS and ERS Instance Profile Settings

Change the Restart_Program parameter to Start_Program for the enqueue server and enqueue replicator processes (in the ASCS and ERS instance profiles, respectively) to prevent the sapstart utility from automatically restarting them. Also change the entry…

MySQL Administration

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

Testing Your Resource Hierarchy 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…

Oracle Configuration Examples

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

The following figures illustrate examples of both active/standby and active/active Oracle configurations in a LifeKeeper environment. The examples in this section show how Oracle database instances can be configured on local and shared disks. Each diagram shows the…

Testing MQ Client Connectivity

Application Recovery Kits » WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit Administration Guide » LifeKeeper Configuration Tasks for MQ » Testing a WebSphere MQ Resource Hierarchy » Testing MQ Client Connectivity

Testing Client Connectivity To test client connectivity, perform the following steps: On the primary server, use the amqsbcgc command to connect to the queue manager: export MQSERVER=‘SYSTEM.DEF.SVRCONN/TCP/192.168.1.90(1414)’ Note: Replace the IP…

Responding to Load Balancer Health Checks

Evaluation Guides » LifeKeeper Evaluation Guide for Cloud Environments » Protecting Our Resources » Switching between Nodes in a Cloud Environment » Responding to Load Balancer Health Checks

The LB Health Check Kit may be used as part of a LifeKeeper resource hierarchy to help route load balancer traffic to the cluster node where a particular resource is currently in-service. This is achieved by maintaining a listener on a user-specified TCP port on the…

MQ Configuration Requirements

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

The section Configuring WebSphere MQ for Use with LifeKeeper contains a process for protecting a queue manager with LifeKeeper. In general, the following requirements must be met to successfully configure a WebSphere MQ queue manager with LifeKeeper: Configure…

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. Be sure that your configuration meets the following requirements: Servers. The Recovery…

LifeKeeper for Linux Installation Guide

LifeKeeper for Linux Installation Guide

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

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…

IP Recovery Kit Principles of Operation

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

Virtual IP Resource 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…

SAP Installation

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

Configuration/Installation Before using LifeKeeper to create an SAP resource hierarchy, perform the following tasks in the order recommended below. Note that there are additional non-HA specific configuration tasks that must be performed that are not listed below.…

Apache Recovery Kit Administration Guide

Application Recovery Kits » Apache Recovery Kit Administration Guide

The LifeKeeper for Linux Apache Web Server Recovery Kit provides fault resilience for Apache Web Server software in a LifeKeeper environment. This guide explains the following topics: LifeKeeper for Linux Documentation. A list of all the LifeKeeper for Linux…

Deleting a Route53™ Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Administration Guide » Recovery Kit for Route 53™ Configuration » Deleting a Route53™ Resource Hierarchy

To delete a resource hierarchy from all of the servers in your LifeKeeper environment, complete the following steps: From the LifeKeeper GUI menu, select Edit, then Resouce. From the dropdown menu, select Delete Resource Hierarchy. Select the name of the Target…

Deleting an IP Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » IP Recovery Kit Administration Guide » IP Recovery Kit Configuration » Deleting an IP Resource Hierarchy

To delete a resource hierarchy from all the servers in your LifeKeeper environment, complete the following steps: From the LifeKeeper GUI menu, select Edit, then Resource. From the drop down menu, select Delete Resource Hierarchy. Select the name of the Target…

Prepare to Install

Evaluation Guides » LifeKeeper Evaluation Guide for Cloud Environments » Protecting Our Resources » How to Protect Other Resources (Databases or Applications) » Protecting MySQL Resources » 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…

Deleting an EC2™ Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » Recovery Kit for EC2™ Administration Guide » Recovery Kit for EC2™ Configuration » Deleting an EC2™ Resource Hierarchy

To delete a resource hierarchy from all of the servers in your LifeKeeper environment, complete the following steps: From the LifeKeeper GUI menu, select Edit, then Resource. From the dropdown menu, select Delete Resource Hierarchy. Select the name of the Target…

Oracle Recovery Kit Administration Guide

Application Recovery Kits » Oracle Recovery Kit Administration Guide

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

Serial (TTY) Console WARNING

LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation » LifeKeeper » Troubleshooting » Serial (TTY) Console WARNING

If any part of the serial console data path is unreliable or goes out of service, users who have a serial (RS-232 TTY) console can experience severe problems with LifeKeeper service. During operation, LifeKeeper generates console messages. If your configuration has a…

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…

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 change or disable your firewall, please follow the procedure recommended by your OS distribution. LifeKeeper…

Oracle Database Creation Problems

Application Recovery Kits » Oracle Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Oracle Troubleshooting » Oracle Known Issues and Restrictions » Oracle Database Creation Problems

Problem: During DataBase creation using dbca, the following message is received: “ORA-00439 feature not enabled: string” Action: Check the value of the environment variable $ORACLE_SID. Make sure that is the same as the SID that is…

Connecting to a LifeKeeper Cluster using AWS Requirements

Quick Start Guides » Multi-VPC Cluster Configuration Using AWS VPC Peering Connections 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…

Configuration Considerations for DB2 Single Partition

Application Recovery Kits » DB2 Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Configuring the LifeKeeper for Linux DB2 Recovery Kit » Configuration Considerations for DB2 Single Partition

The following should be considered before operating the LifeKeeper for Linux DB2 Recovery Kit in the single partition or workgroup environment: LifeKeeper requires the location of the DB2 instance home directory as well as associated databases, tablespaces, and…

PostgreSQL Administration

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

Updating Database Administrator User The Update User option allows the LifeKeeper administrator to change the current PostgreSQL Database Administrator User for the LifeKeeper PostgreSQL resource instance. Testing Your PostgreSQL Resource Hierarchy You can test your…

Deleting a Postfix Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » Postfix Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Postfix Configuration Validation » LifeKeeper Configuration Tasks for Postfix » Deleting a Postfix Resource Hierarchy

It is important to understand what happens to dependencies and protected services when a Postfix hierarchy is deleted. Dependencies: When you choose to delete the Postfix hierarchy, only the Postfix resource will be deleted. Dependent IP and file system resources…

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…

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 LifeKeeper for Linux Technical Documentation for…

Deleting a Samba Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » Samba Recovery Kit Administration Guide » LifeKeeper Configuration Tasks for Samba » Deleting a Samba Resource Hierarchy

It is important to understand what happens to dependencies and protected services when a Samba hierarchy is deleted. Dependencies: Before removing a resource hierarchy, you may wish to remove the dependencies. Dependent file systems will be removed unless they are…

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 LifeKeeper 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…

MySQL Configuration Examples

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

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

Attach Disks for SAP HANA File Systems

Evaluation Guides » LifeKeeper 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 (e.g., /dev/xvdb instead of /dev/sdb). Note that these disk sizes are used for…

Deleting a MySQL Resource Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » MySQL Recovery Kit Administration Guide » Installing/Configuring MySQL with LifeKeeper » Deleting a MySQL Resource Hierarchy

To delete a resource hierarchy from all the servers in your LifeKeeper environment, complete the following steps: From the LifeKeeper GUI menu, select Edit, and then Resource. From the drop‑down menu, select Delete Resource Hierarchy. Select the name of the…

Deleting a WebSphere MQ Hierarchy

Application Recovery Kits » WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit Administration Guide » LifeKeeper Configuration Tasks for MQ » Deleting a WebSphere MQ Hierarchy

It is important to understand what happens to dependencies and protected services when a WebSphere hierarchy is deleted. Dependencies: Before removing a resource hierarchy, you may wish to remove the dependencies. Dependent file systems will be removed. Dependent…

Installing the Software

LifeKeeper for Linux Installation Guide » Installing the Software

This document will guide you through the installation of the LifeKeeper for Linux and assumes the user has basic knowledge of the Linux operating system. Please refer to the LifeKeeper for Linux product documentation for more information. Pre-Installation…