[OpenAFS] Re: heartbeat and OpenAFS

Marc Schmitt schmitt@inf.ethz.ch
Mon, 17 Mar 2003 08:11:06 +0100

Hi Brent,

I assume your're using /usr/afs/local/NetInfo and 
/usr/afs/local/NetRestrict to restrict the IP address to the failover IP 
and use the heartbeat IPsrcaddr resource script to make packets appear 
from the failover IP and not from the *real* IP of the HA servers?


Brent A Nelson wrote:
> Cool.  I shutdown the bosserver on one machine, hexedited the sysid file
> to match the UUID of the other server, did "vos changeaddr -remove" on the
> addresses listed under the old UUID (from "vos listaddr -printuuid"),
> restarted bos, failed-over the file server, and it worked!
> The server-side fails over very quickly (a few seconds, depending on how
> long salvage takes), but active clients do experience some sort of timeout
> of a couple of minutes or so, even with the failover IP address... Any
> suggestions on how I might further minimize this delay?
> Thanks,
> Brent