tips setting up DRBD and hearbeat to create high-availability virtual machines

Ante Karamatić ivoks at
Mon Jun 7 03:00:58 UTC 2010

On 07.06.2010 00:27, scar wrote:

> we have two identical, physical servers with identical hardware.  i
> wanted to set them up with several virtual machines (www, ftp, mail,
> etc.) and then use DRBD and Heartbeat to make the VM's highly available.

You can't use heartbeat as a cluster resource manager any more. You 
should use pacemaker or redhat-cluster-suite for that. Tutorial for 

These examples does't cover managing VMs with pacemaker, but they will 
get you started with drbd.

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