Support Policies for RHEL High Availability Clusters - IBM Power Systems as Cluster Members

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Contents

Overview

Applicable Environments

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 or 7 with the High Availability Add-On

Useful References and Guides

Introduction

This guide offers Red Hat's policies, requirements, and conditions for use of RHEL High Availability components on IBM Power platforms. Users of RHEL High Availability software components should adhere to these policies in order to be eligible to receive support from Red Hat with the appropriate product support subscriptions.

Policies

Support for RHEL High Availability on IBM PowerVM LPARs: Red Hat provides support for RHEL 7 High Availability on PowerVM under the following conditions:

  • RHEL 7 Update 4 or later is required for Red Hat's support of IBM PowerVM LPARs running High Availability. This support is offered when using corosync-2.4.0-9.el7 or later and pacemaker-1.1.16-8.el7 or later.
  • Red Hat provides support for RHEL High Availability on Power 8 Little Endian (ppc64le) PowerVM LPARs.
  • Other IBM Power versions for PowerVM are not supported as a platform for RHEL High Availability.

Support for RHEL High Availability on IBM Power bare-metal servers: Red Hat provides support for RHEL 7 High Availability running on IBM Power bare-metal running OPAL firmware under the following conditions:

  • RHEL 7 Update 5 or later is required for Red Hat's support of IBM Power bare-metal servers. This support is offered when using corosync-2.4.3-2.el7 or later and pacemaker-1.1.18-11.el7 or later.
  • Red Hat provides support for RHEL High Availability on Power 8 Little Endian (ppc64le) bare-metal servers.
  • Other IBM Power versions are not supported as a bare-metal platform for RHEL High Availability.

No support for RHEL High Availability on IBM PowerKVM: Red Hat does not provide support for RHEL High Availability on PowerKVM virtualized systems.


1 Comments

How I can install pcs and pacemaker over 3.10.0-693.5.2.el7.ppc64le?

Henry Gómez