[CentOS] Clustering apache

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Wed Feb 17 16:37:22 UTC 2010

On 2/17/2010 10:27 AM, Dan Burkland wrote:
> I’m a greenhorn when it comes to clustering in RHEL/CentOS and recently
> setup an active/standby clustering using Apache & Heartbeat. It seems to
> be a good entry step into clustering however after testing it I was
> disappointed in that the resource manager does not start httpd on node2
> if httpd on node1 is dead (only starts httpd on node2 if the heartbeat
> daemon on node1 is dead). Is there anyway to achieve this setup if not
> with Heartbeat with some sort of other HA solution?

You can write your own service test(s) that would trigger failover (or 
just restart the failed service...).  Just do a 'service heartbeat stop' 
if you want the primary to hand off to the backup quickly.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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