Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 11:50:07AM -0700, Robinson, Eric wrote: > > Okay, I see we're thinking along the same lines... But why > > would the quorum server need to be in a third data center? > > The stranded server in the secondary data center would > > release its resources, while the two servers that can still > > talk to each other in the primary data center should be fine, right? > > > > > Never mind, that was sort of a premature question. Obviously the reason > you suggested a third data center was to allow automatic failover in > case the primary data center went offline. But if that happens and I > don't mind having to intervene and manually promote the secondary server > to primary, then I don't see the need for the third data center. Am I > missing something? Speaking of manual intervention, there is the meatware stonith agent. -- : Lars Ellenberg : LINBIT | Your Way to High Availability : DRBD/HA support and consulting http://www.linbit.com