Archive for the tag 'failover'



Jan 14 2011

Multipathed iSCSI SAN Disks on Linux

Published by under Linux,Storage

Here are a few steps to configure iSCSI disks on Linux. Although I set this up on a Redhat Enterprise 5.5 connected to an HP MSA 2012i, the whole configuration remains generic and can be applied to any SAN. I will add another post to check how both Linux and Windows perform on the same […]

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Aug 20 2009

File server cluster on Windows 2003 Server Standard Edition

Published by under Windows

Most of us already know cluster features aren’t provided on Windows 2003 server Standard Edition. The thing is you’ve got a shared storage space but you can’t (or don’t want to) afford 2 Windows Enterprise licences just for a file server. There is DFS indeed but one acknowledge it is a pity to replicate data […]

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Aug 30 2008

Channel Bonding on Linux

Published by under Linux

Channel bonding – or port truncking – gives the ability to apply a policy to a group of network interfaces. It is then possible to load-balance the traffic accross different ports, or keep one aside for failover.   Module Loading Declare the channel bonding bond0 interface into /etc/modprobe.conf # Channel Bonding alias bond0 bonding options […]

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