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Status Not under consideration
Workspace PowerHA for AIX
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 12, 2022

PowerHA Cluster Testtool Test Tool enhancements require at PowerHA 7.1 and later.

When using the PowerHA Cluster Test Tool in Custom Test mode with a Test Plan, the NETWORK_DOWN_LOCAL event fails and brings down the network interfaces. Other network event tests may also fail. There was architecture change between PowerHA v 6.1 and PowerHA v 7.1. Starting from PowerHA 7.1 and later, the PowerHA cluster relies heavily on CAA, a clustering infrastructure built into the operating system and exploited by RSCT and PowerHA. CAA provides the monitoring and communication infrastructure for PowerHA and other clustering solutions on AIX, as well as cluster-wide event notification using the Autonomic Health Advisor File System (AHAFS) and cluster-aware AIX commands with clcmd. CAA replaces the function provided by Topology Services (topsvcs) in RSCT in previous releases of PowerHA/HACMP. PowerHA cluster test tool was developed based on AIX 6.1 and some of the testcases in cluster test tool feature have stopped working since inception of CAA in AIX 7.1.
Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Mar 15, 2023
    cluster test tool is not supported from PowerHA 7.1 onwards