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PowerHA for AIX

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Enlarge max. number of managable Resource Groups

The customer would like to be able to manage more than 64 RGs within a single cluster .
over 8 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 2 Delivered

PowerHA: Current situation can lead to a takeover if the network adapter is not reachable by ping

PowerHA should show the correct Networkstatus without using "ping".VIO Server has to reflect the correct Status of the virtuel Network (up/down) so that PowerHA can switch to the correct running operating interface, without using the ping "mecano"...
over 8 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 2 Delivered

PowerHA Resourse Group (RG) Management during Network Outage

Currently we're using PowerHA v7.1.3 PowerHA RG will failover to secondary node during the network outage that impacted to application operation (remount filesystem and startup application by PowerHA start script). We would like to have network in...
almost 9 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 2 Delivered

halt on merge in single site cluster

Customer expected merge functionality in PowerHA 7.1 version like in old version 6.1. Currently in single site cluster all hosts live after merge causing split-brain. In order to avoid split-brain secondary node should have been halted.
about 9 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 2 Delivered

Modify RG status when SAP API has been used

In a PowerHA 713 using the SAP Smart Assist, the Client does a 'manual stop' via the SAP API.After this operation, all PowerHA standard monitoring tools (clRGinfo, clstat, cldump etc..) still show the RG as ONLINE: this makes the operator monitori...
about 9 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 2 Delivered

Mirroring or (real) redundancy of repository disk

Our customer asks for a highly available repository disk (i.e. software or OS mirrored). At version 7.1.3 there is only a "backup repository disk" available which requires manual intervention in case of a node reboot after a failover. This manual ...
about 9 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 2 Delivered