Cluster failover via distributed configuration repository

  • US 7,124,320 B1
  • Filed: 08/06/2002
  • Issued: 10/17/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/06/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for restarting an application program residing on a first cluster after the first cluster fails, the method comprising:

  • configuring the application program in a directory based distributed configuration repository on the first cluster;

    replicating the application program'"'"'s configuration via the directory based distributed configuration repository to be accessible to a second cluster;

    mirroring the application program'"'"'s data on a first mirrored volume to a second mirrored volume;

    detecting failure of the first cluster;

    activating the second mirrored volume at the second cluster; and

    restarting the application program on the second cluster.

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