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How to replace malfunctioned unit in Active Passive configuration and minimize downtime
In order to replace malfunctioned node and configure new on with minimized downtime you should use MPIO on iSCSI initiator by adding another path pointing to physical IP of active node. Because of this if you disable failover , initiator will use physical IP address of storage to access the...
rating 24 Jan, 2013 Views: 1455
How can we setup the primary node, restart the iSCSI Failover and make this node active again?
Symptom: Not only data but also the whole configuration of the primary node is lost because of e.g. a broken RAID controller. Problem: Currently it’s not possible to add a “clean” DSS node and automatically...
rating 14 Sep, 2011 Views: 5559
Failover events and Network component failure.
Failover events can occur for many reasons. Investigations into such events can be easy if the failure is localized to the DSSV6 server or operating system. When the failure is triggered by ping node failure or Network component failure, investigation may involve administrative testing of all...
rating 01 Jun, 2011 Views: 2672
Why my failback is not working although failover do??
Problem:   I configured my 2 DSS systems with Auto Failover. Everything thing is working fine but the failback. As it never worked before. It only works when I deactivated the failover and perform the failback on a physical IP address not the used Virtual IP Address.   Solution:  ...
rating 29 Sep, 2009 Views: 3139
Losing iSCSI connection during failover
  Symptom: I am testing iSCSI failover with Virtualiron. Virtualiron needs to assign iSCSI initiator port on the network node. Also, it needs iSCSI target's IP address. First, I entered DSS's virtual IP address in the target's address. At this configuration, whenever changeover happens,...
rating 18 Feb, 2009 Views: 5393

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