PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX Cookbook Update

A draft IBM Redbooks publication


This IBM Redbooks publication will help you install, tailor, and configure the new PowerHA Version 7.1.3, and understand new and improved features such as migrations, cluster administration, and advanced topics like configuring in a virtualized environment including WPARs.

This publication provides a broad understanding of the PowerHA SystemMirror architecture. If you plan to install, migrate, or administer a high availability cluster, this book is right for you.

This cookbook is designed to help AIX professionals that are seeking a comprehensive and task-oriented guide for developing the knowledge and skills required for PowerHA cluster design and implementation as well as for daily system administration. It is designed to provide a combination of theory and practical experience.

The IBM Redbooks publication is targeted toward technical professionals (consultants, technical support staff, IT Architects, and IT Specialists) responsible for providing high availability solutions and support with the IBM PowerHA SystemMirror Standard on POWER systems.

Table of contents

Part 1. Introduction
Chapter 1. Introduction to PowerHA for AIX
Chapter 2. High availability components
Part 2. Planning, installation, and migration
Chapter 3. Planning
Chapter 4. Installation and configuration
Chaper 5. Migration
Part 3. Cluster administration
Chapter 6. Cluster maintenance
Chapter 7. Cluster management
Chapter 8. Cluster security
Part 4. Advanced topics (with examples)
Chapter 9. PowerHA and PowerVM
Chapter 10. Extending resource group capabilities
Chapter 11. Customizing resources and events
Chapter 12. Networking considerations
Chapter 13. WPARs and PowerHA scenario
Part 5. Appendices
Appendix A. Paper planing worksheets
Appendix B. C-SPOC CLI commands
Appendix C. Cluster test tool log


These pages are Web versions of IBM Redbooks- and Redpapers-in-progress. They are published here for those who need the information now and may contain spelling, layout and grammatical errors.

This material has not been submitted to any formal IBM test and is published AS IS. It has not been the subject of rigorous review. Your feedback is welcomed to improve the usefulness of the material to others.

IBM assumes no responsibility for its accuracy or completeness. The use of this information or the implementation of any of these techniques is a customer responsibility and depends upon the customer's ability to evaluate and integrate them into the customer's operational environment.


Last Update
27 August 2014

Planned Publish Date
08 August 2014

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