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VCS : Configure GAB manually

    VCS uses the Group Membership Services/Atomic Broadcast (GAB) protocol for cluster membership and reliable cluster communications. GAB has two major functions. It handles the following tasks: Cluster membership Cluster communications       To configure GAB Set up an /etc/gabtab configuration file on each...

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VCS 6.1 : How to Administrate VCS Service Groups using the hagrp

A service group is an instance of a computer service that is made highly available with VCS. A group comprises one or more resources of various resource types, such as disks, volumes, or databases. Use the hagrp command to view information about and manage each group

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VCS Learning – I/O Fencing In action [ Video ]

This post is all about the purpose of I/O fencing and how i/o fencing works to avoid the split brain condition?. Normally, I do spend  4 to 6 hours to post a technical article  with complete details, but for this one I have spent lot more...

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VCS Learning : Learn about Cluster Hearbeats

Cluster heartbeat connections are important components of VCS cluster, to allow cluster to work as expected for fail over and failback operations. In this post i will be showing to some basic verification that helps unix admins to confirm the health status of the cluster heartbeats.   Once we have the...

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VCS : Configuring Veritas Cluster and Configuration files

About the VCS configuration files VCS configuration files include the following: main.cf The installer creates the VCS configuration file in the /etc/VRTSvcs/conf/config folder by default during the VCS configuration. The main.cf file contains the minimum information that defines the cluster and its nodes. types.cf The file...

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VCS : Sample VCS configuration with Single Oracle Instance

  Sample VCS configuration file for single Oracle instance Review the sample configuration with a resource of type Oracle that is configured as follows in main.cf file. The shared disk groups and volumes in the cluster are configured as resources of type DiskGroup and Volume respectively....

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VCS : Starting LLT , GAB and VCS manually

  VCS uses two components, LLT and GAB, to share data over private networks among systems. These components provide the performance and reliability that VCS requires. LLT (Low Latency Transport) provides fast, kernel-to-kernel communications, and monitors network connections. LLT configuration files are as follows: /etc/llthosts—lists all...

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VCS : verify if the VERITAS Cluster Server configuration database is open(RW) or closed(RO))

Use the following command to display the current state of the Veritas Cluster Server(VCS) configuration database: # haclus -display | grep ReadOnly ReadOnly 1 A result code of 1 indicates the configuration database is in a closed(ReadOnly) state. A result code of 0 indicates the configuration...

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