Configuring and Managing a Red Hat Cluster

Configuring and Managing a Red Hat Cluster

Red Hat Cluster for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

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Revision 5.0.0-4 Thu Jan 24 2007
Resolves: #221246
Fix to broken rpm
Revision 5.0.0-3 Thu Jan 11 2007
Resolves: #221246
Fix to broken rpm

Abstract

Configuring and Managing a Red Hat Cluster describes the configuration and management of Red Hat cluster systems for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. It does not include information about Red Hat Linux Virtual Servers (LVS). Information about installing and configuring LVS is in a separate document.


Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Document Conventions
2. Feedback
1. Red Hat Cluster Configuration and Management Overview
1.1. Configuration Basics
1.1.1. Setting Up Hardware
1.1.2. Installing Red Hat Cluster software
1.1.3. Configuring Red Hat Cluster Software
1.2. Conga
1.3. system-config-cluster Cluster Administration GUI
1.3.1. Cluster Configuration Tool
1.3.2. Cluster Status Tool
1.4. Command Line Administration Tools
1.5. Configuration Considerations
2. Configuring Red Hat Cluster With Conga
2.1. Configuration Tasks
2.2. Starting luci and ricci
2.3. Creating A Cluster
2.4. Global Cluster Properties
2.5. Configuring Fence Devices
2.5.1. Creating a Shared Fence Device
2.5.2. Modifying or Deleting a Fence Device
2.6. Configuring Cluster Members
2.6.1. Initially Configuring Members
2.6.2. Adding a Member to a Running Cluster
2.6.3. Deleting a Member from a Cluster
2.7. Configuring a Failover Domain
2.7.1. Adding a Failover Domain
2.7.2. Modifying a Failover Domain
2.8. Adding Cluster Resources
2.9. Adding a Cluster Service to the Cluster
2.10. Configuring Cluster Storage
3. Managing Red Hat Cluster With Conga
3.1. Starting, Stopping, and Deleting Clusters
3.2. Managing Cluster Nodes
3.3. Managing High-Availability Services
3.4. Diagnosing and Correcting Problems in a Cluster
4. Configuring Red Hat Cluster With system-config-cluster
4.1. Configuration Tasks
4.2. Starting the Cluster Configuration Tool
4.3. Naming The Cluster
4.4. Configuring Fence Devices
4.5. Adding and Deleting Members
4.5.1. Adding a Member to a Cluster
4.5.2. Adding a Member to a Running Cluster
4.5.3. Deleting a Member from a Cluster
4.6. Configuring a Failover Domain
4.6.1. Adding a Failover Domain
4.6.2. Removing a Failover Domain
4.6.3. Removing a Member from a Failover Domain
4.7. Adding Cluster Resources
4.8. Adding a Cluster Service to the Cluster
4.9. Propagating The Configuration File: New Cluster
4.10. Starting the Cluster Software
5. Managing Red Hat Cluster With system-config-cluster
5.1. Starting and Stopping the Cluster Software
5.2. Managing High-Availability Services
5.3. Modifying the Cluster Configuration
5.4. Backing Up and Restoring the Cluster Database
5.5. Disabling the Cluster Software
5.6. Diagnosing and Correcting Problems in a Cluster
A. Example of Setting Up Apache HTTP Server
A.1. Apache HTTP Server Setup Overview
A.2. Configuring Shared Storage
A.3. Installing and Configuring the Apache HTTP Server
B. Fence Device Parameters
C. Upgrading A Red Hat Cluster from RHEL 4 to RHEL 5
Index