releasing IP address on backup server.

Horms horms at
Thu Apr 6 18:38:57 MDT 2000

On Thu, Apr 06, 2000 at 05:29:31PM -0700, Geoff Nordli wrote:
> Moon is the primary server.
> Venus is the backup.
> When moon goes off-line Venus correctly picks up
> the shared IP address.
> When moon comes backup it regains the ipaddress,
> and all requests go to it.  Just like it is supposed
> to.
> The problem is that the backup server (venus) still
> has the shared IP address listed in the "ifconfig".
> I have to restart the heartbeat on Venus in order for
> it to clear the address.
> Is this the normal way, or is it a bug.

What version of heartbeat are you running?
What is the mode of failure (off-line) for moon?


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