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IBM PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX Cookbook

An IBM Redbooks publication

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Published on 30 October 2014, updated 13 April 2015

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ISBN-10: 0738440019
ISBN-13: 9780738440019
IBM Form #: SG24-7739-01

Authors: Dino Quintero, Shawn Bodily, Daniel J Martin-Corben, Reshma Prathap, Kulwinder Singh, Ashraf Ali Thajudeen and William Nespoli Zanatta

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    This IBM® Redbooks® publication can help you install, tailor, and configure the new IBM 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 workload partitions (WPARs).

    With this book, you can gain a broad understanding of the IBM PowerHA SystemMirror® architecture. If you plan to install, migrate, or administer a high availability cluster, this book is right for you.

    This book can help IBM AIX® professionals who seek a comprehensive and task-oriented guide for developing the knowledge and skills required for PowerHA cluster design, implementation, and daily system administration. It provides a combination of theory and practical experience.

    This book is targeted toward technical professionals (consultants, technical support staff, IT architects, and IT specialists) who are responsible for providing high availability solutions and support with the IBM PowerHA SystemMirror Standard on IBM POWER® systems.

    Table of Contents

    Part 1. Introduction

    Chapter 1. Introduction to PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX

    Chapter 2. High availability components

    Part 2. Planning, installation, and migration

    Chapter 3. Planning

    Chapter 4. Installation and configuration

    Chapter 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. Appendixes

    Appendix A. Paper planning worksheets

    Appendix B. C-SPOC CLI commands

    Appendix C. Cluster Test Tool log


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