LifeKeeper Core

LifeKeeper for Linux is bundled for, and only runs on 64-bit systems (AMD64 and EM64T systems).

The LifeKeeper Core bundle includes:

The LifeKeeper Core Package Cluster includes the following installable packages:

Package
Package Name
Description
LifeKeeper Core steeleye-lk-9.8.1-7660.x86_64.rpm The LifeKeeper package provides recovery software for failures associated with core system components such as memory, CPUs, the operating system, the SCSI disk subsystem and file systems.
DataKeeper Core steeleye-lkDR-9.8.1-7660.x86_64.rpm The DataKeeper package provides data replication (synchronous or asynchronous mirrors with intent logging).
LifeKeeper GUI steeleye-lkGUI-9.8.1-7660.x86_64.rpm The LifeKeeper GUI package provides a graphical user interface for LifeKeeper and DataKeeper administration and status monitoring.
LifeKeeper IP Recovery Kit steeleye-lkIP-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm The LifeKeeper IP Recovery Kit provides recovery software for automatic switchover of IP addresses.
LifeKeeper Raw I/O Recovery Kit steeleye-lkRAW-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm The LifeKeeper Raw I/O Recovery Kit provides support for applications that use raw i/o to bypass kernel buffering.
Quick Service Protection steeleye-lkQSP-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm The Quick Service Protection Recovery Kit provides a simple disaster recovery function for various services.
LifeKeeper Man Pages steeleye-lkMAN-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm The LifeKeeper Man Page package provides reference manual pages for the LifeKeeper product.

LifeKeeper Optional Recovery Software

The following optional software provides resource definition and recovery software for the application versions listed. See the Support Matrix and Recovery Kit Administration Guides for the requirements for each recovery software.

Note that ARKs will only be supported with the Core version with which they were shipped (e.g. Oracle 9.8.1 ARK will only be supported with SPS/LK 9.8.1).

Package
Package Name
Description
LifeKeeper Apache Web Server Recovery Kit steeleye-lkAPA-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm The LifeKeeper for Linux Apache Web Server Recovery Kit provides fault resilience for Apache Web Server software in a LifeKeeper environment.
LifeKeeper SAP Recovery Kit steeleye-lkSAP-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm The LifeKeeper for Linux SAP Recovery Kit provides a mechanism to recover SAP NetWeaver from a failed primary server onto a backup server in a LifeKeeper environment working in conjunction with other LifeKeeper Recovery Kits to provide comprehensive failover protection.
LifeKeeper SAP HANA Recovery Kit steeleye-lkSAPHANA-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm The LifeKeeper SAP HANA Recovery Kit provides fault resilient protection for SAP HANA databases in a LifeKeeper for Linux environment.
LifeKeeper SAP MaxDB Recovery Kit steeleye-lkSAPDB-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm The SAP MaxDB Recovery Kit provides fault resilient protection for SAP MaxDB databases in a LifeKeeper for Linux environment.
LifeKeeper DB2 Recovery Kit steeleye-lkDB2-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm The LifeKeeper 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 failures without significant down-time or human intervention.
LifeKeeper Oracle Recovery Kit steeleye-lkORA-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm The LifeKeeper for Linux Oracle Recovery Kit provides fault resilience for Oracle software in a LifeKeeper environment furnishing a mechanism to tie the data integrity of Oracle databases to the increased availability provided by LifeKeeper.
LifeKeeper MySQL Recovery Kit steeleye-lkSQL-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm The LifeKeeper for Linux MySQL Recovery Kit provides an easy way to add LifeKeeper fault‑resilient protection for MySQL resources and databases enabling a failure on the primary database server to be recovered on a designated backup server without significant lost time or human intervention.
LifeKeeper PostgreSQL Recovery Kit steeleye-lkPGSQL-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm The LifeKeeper for Linux PostgreSQL Recovery Kit is an SQL compliant, object-relational database management system (ORDBMS) based on POSTGRES providing a mechanism for protecting PostgreSQL instances within LifeKeeper.
LifeKeeper Sybase ASE Recovery Kit steeleye-lkSYBASE-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm The LifeKeeper for Linux Sybase ASE Recovery Kit provides LifeKeeper resource protection for the Sybase ASE components Adaptive Server, Monitor Server, and Backup Server.
LifeKeeper NFS Server Recovery Kit steeleye-lkNFS-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm The LifeKeeper for Linux NFS Server Recovery Kit provides fault resilience for Network File System (NFS) software in a LifeKeeper environment enabling a failure on the primary NFS server to be recovered on a designated backup server without significant lost time or human intervention.
LifeKeeper Network Attached Storage Recovery Kit steeleye-lkNAS-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm

The LifeKeeper for Linux Network Attached Storage Recovery Kit provides fault resilience for Network File System (NFS) software in a LifeKeeper environment affording LifeKeeper users the opportunity to employ an exported NFS file system as the storage basis for LifeKeeper hierarchies.

NFS over UDP is not supported on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 and later.

Some environments may require additional configurations. Refer to Specific Configuration Considerations for details.

LifeKeeper Logical Volume Manager (LVM) Recovery Kit steeleye-lkLVM-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm The LifeKeeper for Linux Logical Volume Manager (LVM) Recovery Kit provides logical volume support for other LifeKeeper recovery kits allowing LifeKeeper-protected applications to take advantage of the benefits offered by the Logical Volume Manager, including simplified storage management and the ability to dynamically re-size volumes as needs change.
LifeKeeper PowerPath Recovery Kit steeleye-lkPPATH-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm The LifeKeeper PowerPath Recovery Kit protects applications that use EMC PowerPath multipath I/O devices.
LifeKeeper Device Mapper Multipath (DMMP) Recovery Kit steeleye-lkDMMP-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm The LifeKeeper Device Mapper Multipath (DMMP Recovery Kit) protects applications and file systems that use DMMP devices allowing LifeKeeper to operate with and protect these applications and file systems.
Hitachi Dynamic Link Manager Software (HDLM) Recovery Kit steeleye-lkHDLM-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm The Hitachi Dynamic Link Manager Software (HDLM) Recovery Kit protects applications that use Hitachi Dynamic Link Manager Software devices.
LifeKeeper NEC iStorage StoragePathSavior (NECSPS) Recovery Kit steeleye-lkSPS-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm The SPS NEC iStorage StoragePathSavior (NECSPS) Recovery Kit protects applications that use NEC iStorage StoragePathSavior v3.3 or later multipath I/O devices.
SIOS DataKeeper steeleye-lkDR-9.8.1-7660.x86_64.rpm SIOS DataKeeper for Linux provides an integrated data mirroring capability for LifeKeeper environments enabling LifeKeeper resources to operate in shared and non-shared storage environments.
LifeKeeper WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit steeleye-lkMQS-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm The LifeKeeper for Linux WebSphere MQ Recovery Kit provides fault resilient protection for WebSphere MQ queue managers and queue manager storage locations enabling a failure on a primary WebSphere MQ server or queue manager to be recovered on the primary server or a designated backup server without significant lost time or human intervention.
Quorum/Witness Package steeleye-lkQWK-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm

The LifeKeeper Quorum/Witness Package allows a node to get a “second opinion” on the status of a failing node acting as an intermediary to determine which servers are part of the cluster. When determining when to fail over, the Witness Server, or Storage Witness, allows resources to be brought in service on a backup server only in cases where it verifies the primary server has failed and is no longer part of the cluster.

Note: Quorum is required for all 2 node DataKeeper clusters. Each 2 node cluster must use its own quorum/witness node. Shared witness servers are not recommended.

Quick Service Protection steeleye-lkQSP-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm LifeKeeper Quick Service Protection supplies functionality to easily protect OS services.
Recovery Kit for EC2™ steeleye-lkECC-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm The Recovery Kit for EC2 provides a mechanism to recover an Elastic IP from a failed primary server to a backup server. It also provides a mechanism to enable the IP Recovery Kit to work in multiple availability zones.
Recovery Kit for Route 53™ steeleye-lkROUTE53-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm Route53 Recovery Kit provides a mechanism for updating Amazon Route 53 DNS information corresponding to a virtual IP address and an actual IP address information of IP resources that are in dependency relation when switching to a failed primary server to a backup server.
VMDK as Shared Storage Recovery Kit steeleye-lkVMDK-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm With the VMDK as Shared Storage Recovery Kit, VMware virtual hard disks and their file systems used as shared disks can be protected as LifeKeeper resources.
Recovery Kit for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure steeleye-lkOCIVIP-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm Communication via a virtual IP address using the LifeKeeper IP Recovery Kit is allowed in the Oracle Cloud environment.
LifeKeeper SCSI3 Recovery Kit steeleye-lkSCSI3-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm The LifeKeeper SCSI3 Recovery Kit protects applications and file systems that use the standard Linux SCSI device interface (/dev/sd device nodes) with SCSI-3 persistent reservations.
LifeKeeper LB Health Check Kit steeleye-lkLBHC-9.8.1-7660.noarch.rpm The LifeKeeper LB (Load Balancer) Health Check Kit replaces the Generic Load Balancer (GenLB) Recovery Kit. The GenLB recovery kit was a collection of action scripts available for download for 9.6.1 to be used with a generic application (gen/app) resource. The GenLB kit has been migrated to a full ARK for ease of use.

LifeKeeper Web Management Console

The LifeKeeper Management Console (LKWMC) is a web-based user interface for administering LifeKeeper for Linux clusters. The LKWMC bundle includes the following installable packages:

Package
Package Name
Description
LifeKeeper Web Management Console steeleye-lkWMC-1.1.0-623.x86_64.rpm The LifeKeeper Web Management Console package is a web-based user interface for managing LifeKeeper for Linux.
LifeKeeper REST API steeleye-lkrestapi-9.8.1-7620.noarch.rpm The LifeKeeper REST API package allows the LifeKeeper Web Management Console to interact with the LifeKeeper Core.

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