[Linux-HA] /etc/hosts VS node directive in ha.cf
pavlos.parissis at gmail.com
Thu Oct 7 01:18:24 MDT 2010
On 6 October 2010 14:12, Lars Ellenberg <lars.ellenberg at linbit.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 01, 2010 at 08:45:58AM +0200, Pavlos Parissis wrote:
> > Hi,
> > It was mentioned in this thread  that Heartbeat does care about the
> > content of /etc/hosts file.
> > That statement triggered me because in my setup the /etc/hosts doesn't
> > resolve the nodename configured in ha.cf to an IP address which is part
> > the 2 cluster LANs.
> > My system have 3 different NICs, 1 is used for the traffic network and
> > other 2 are used by Heartbeat. The systems have assigned IPs to all NICs.
> > The /etc/hosts file looks like this and it is common on all nodes, expect
> > the first 2 lines.
> > 127.0.0.1 node-01.local.localdomain node-01
> > localhost.localdomain localhost
> > ::1 localhost6.localdomain6 localhost6
> > 10.10.10.1 node-01-cluster1.local.localdomain
> > 10.10.10.129 node-01-cluster2.local.localdomain
> > 192.168.78.11 node-01.local.localdomain node-01
> > 10.10.10.2 node-02-cluster1.local.localdomain
> > 10.10.10.130 node-02-cluster2.local.localdomain
> > 192.168.78.22 node-02.local.localdomain node-02
> > 10.10.10.3 node-03-cluster1.local.localdomain
> > 10.10.10.131 node-03-cluster2.local.localdomain
> > 192.168.78.33 node-03.local.localdomain node-03
> > 10.10.10.4 admin-cluster1.local.localdomain admin-cluster1
> > 10.10.10.132 admin-cluster2.local.localdomain admin-cluster2
> > 192.168.78.4 admin.local.localdomain admin
> > and the ha.cf has
> > autojoin none
> > use_logd on
> > debug 0
> > mcast eth0 126.96.36.199 694 1 0
> > bcast eth1
> Neither mcast nor bcast need to resolve peer information.
> So it's not important if your node names resolve,
> or how long that resolving would take.
> > BTW, is it a requirement from Heartbeat to assign IP on the interface
> > are being in the communication link?
> If you use IP for cluster communication,
> you better use an interface with IP enabled.
> Maybe I don't understand your question?
You understood the question very well even my question was not written
correctly - I should have written
Is it a requirement from Heartbeat to assign IP on the interface that is
being used as communication link?
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