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Add a Redundancy Group

You are here: Device Administration > Cluster Configuration.

Procedure

To add a redundancy group:

  1. Click + on the upper right side of the Cluster Configuration page.

    The Add Redundancy Group page appears.

  2. Complete the configuration according to the guidelines provided in Table 119.
  3. Click OK to save the changes. If you want to discard your changes, click Cancel.

Table 119: Fields on the Add Redundancy Group Page

Field

Action

Redundancy Group

Enter the redundancy group name.

Allow preemption of primaryship

Select the check box to allow a node with a better priority to initiate a failover for a redundancy group.

Note: By default, this feature is disabled. When disabled, a node with a better priority does not initiate a redundancy group failover (unless some other factor, such as faulty network connectivity identified for monitored interfaces, causes a failover).

Gratuitous ARP Count

Enter a value. The range is 1 through 16. The default is 4.

This specifies the number of gratuitous Address Resolution Protocol requests that a newly elected master sends out on the active redundant Ethernet interface child links to notify network devices of a change in mastership on the redundant Ethernet interface links.

node0 priority

Enter the node priority number as 0 for a redundancy group.

node1 priority

Enter the node priority number as 1 for a redundancy group.

Interface Monitor

Interface

Select an interface from the list.

Weight

Enter a value to specify the weight for the interface to be monitored. The ranges is from 1 through 125.

+

Click + to add the interface monitor configuration.

X

Select one or more existing interfaces and click X to delete them.

IP Monitoring

Weight

Enter a value to specify the weight for IP monitoring. The ranges is 0 through 225.

Threshold

Enter a value to specify the global threshold for IP monitoring. The ranges is 0 through 225.

Retry Count

Enter a value to specify the number of retries needed to declare reachability failure. The range is 5 through 15.

Retry Interval

Enter a value to specify the time interval in seconds between retries. The range is 1 through 30.

IPv4 Addresses to be monitored

IP

Enter an IPv4 address to be monitored for reachability.

You select an existing IP address and can click X to delete it.

Weight

Enter a value to specify the weight for the redundancy group interface to be monitored.

Interface

Enter a value to specify the logical interface to monitor this IP address

Secondary IP Address

Enter the secondary IP address for monitoring packets on a secondary link.

+

Click + to add the IPv4 Addresses to be monitored configuration.

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