How do failover in linux? (implement a backup file server....)
davelists2 at peoplemerge.com
Fri Jul 22 08:18:14 PDT 2005
Is the fileserver is actually going to change? It sounds like you might
really want to do two seperate things:
* hot standby
You really want to start off with the linux-ha project. Look at heartbeat
"clustering" and drbd.
On Thu, Jul 21, 2005 at 10:16:45PM -0700, seberino at spawar.navy.mil (seberino at spawar.navy.mil) wrote:
Subject: How do failover in linux? (implement a backup file server....)
Message ID: <20050722051644.GA7331 at spawar.navy.mil>
> I got an extra RAID file server at work.
> Instead of turning the 2nd one into a paperweight,
> is it possible to
> make this 2nd file server kick in automagically
> when 1st one goes down or something fancy & cool like that?
> Got names of any software or buzz words I can
> google for on this subject?
> Rock on,
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