[Linux-cluster] dedicated heartbeat LAN and documentation

Patrick Caulfield pcaulfie at redhat.com
Fri Jul 21 12:27:31 UTC 2006

sun sadm wrote:
> Hello colleague
> How to configure a dedicated LAN (for example eth3) as heartbeat? We
> don't wish heartbeat over public LAN.

Basically you just need to use the name of the machine on the local lan rather
than it's name on the public network. If these are the same then you might
need to assign a unique internal one.

You then override the normal hostname with the -n switch to cman_tool join.

> Second: the official  documentation (Red Hat Cluster Suite Configuring
> and Managing a Cluster) is very bad. Are there additional documents?



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