[DRBD-user] Do I have to install Heartbeat?

David Goodwin dg at clocksoft.com
Thu Dec 30 15:51:23 CET 2004

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David wrote:
> Hi all,
> Is it possible to install DRBG without heartbeat and all that? eg. can I 
> simply instal DRBG on my existing redhat 9 install or do i need to 
> supply scripts for all my services to heartbeat etc. ?
> All I want is to replicate the filesystem of my server into my backup 
> server so that I can write my own failover scripts, without doing a 
> whole-hog reinstall with LVM, heartbeat and clustering etc.

DRBD is a seperate application, it just combines nicely with HeartBeat + 
Mon etc, as normally people wish to protect machines, data and 
applications/processes ... and the combination of all three allow you to 
do this.


David Goodwin
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