Chapter 2. Before Configuring a Red Hat Cluster

This chapter describes tasks to perform and considerations to make before installing and configuring a Red Hat Cluster, and consists of the following sections:

2.1. Compatible Hardware

Before configuring Red Hat Cluster software, make sure that your cluster uses appropriate hardware (for example, supported fence devices, storage devices, and Fibre Channel switches). Refer to the hardware configuration guidelines at for the most current hardware compatibility information.