Hello Yuri, we are interested in the HP P G2 starter system because of the hardware redundancy in first place. You can have up to 5 managers per management group. Think about a 4-node cluster with two nodes per site. More information can be found on our Privacy Policy page. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: We have 2 scenarios to consider:

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In case 2 also the Network Raid should save our data. Do I need any managers here? This is where managers and quorums comes into play.

It is important to understand how managers, quorum, management groups and clusters are linked.

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More information can be found on our Privacy Policy page. The Quorum Witness can only be used in faiover cluster configurations. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! I can confirm from experience that a two-node LeftHand cluster will not survive the failure or shutdown of a single node unless a failover manager is running.


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hp lefthand p4300 failover manager

Leave a ,anager Cancel reply Enter your comment here The same applies to OpenVMS clusters. Email required Address never made public. This is nothing new.

storage – HP P / Lefthand : how to do a manual failover – Server Fault

I googled around, and found something that indicates powering down a node might be a bad idea:. Server Fault is a question and answer site for system and network administrators. Hello Mario, I am by no means a Lefthand expert, so I would defenitely recommend to discuss your concerns with you supplier. Such a company should not make money in this way. It can be added to a management group, but its not active until it is needed to regain quorum.

hp lefthand p4300 failover manager

Active 6 years, 6 months ago. Regular managers are running on storage systems. Configuring the Virtual Appliance is not a lot more then assigning an IP address. Preferrably physically, but it can be a logical site too.


Install the HP Lefthand P4000/P4500 Failover Manager to prepare for disaster

LefthandPP Hi, How long did it take for your FOM to join the management group? HPE StoreVirtual is a scale-out storage platform. IT is a short living business.

Then i have a problem. The answer is 3. Notify me of new comments via email. Right-clicking a node in the management console does not offer a failover option, the best one seems to be “power off or reboot”. This way, there will always be 3 managers to keep the SAN up in case of scenario 2, as I explained in my post. Sign up using H.

If you put eg. A management group can consist of multiple clusters. You can have up to 5 managers per management group.

hp lefthand p4300 failover manager

The number of managers are counted per management group.