This document provides information about installing, configuring and managing Red Hat High Availability Add-On components. Red Hat High Availability Add-On components allow you to connect a group of computers (called nodes or members) to work together as a cluster. In this document, the use of the word cluster or clusters is used to refer to a group of computers running the Red Hat High Availability Add-On.
The audience of this document should have advanced working knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and understand the concepts of clusters, storage, and server computing.
For more information about Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, see the following resources:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Installation Guide — Provides information regarding installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Deployment Guide — Provides information regarding the deployment, configuration and administration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
For more information about the High Availability Add-On and related products for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, see the following resources:
High Availability Add-On Overview — Provides a high-level overview of the Red Hat High Availability Add-On.
Logical Volume Manager Administration — Provides a description of the Logical Volume Manager (LVM), including information on running LVM in a clustered environment.
Global File System 2: Configuration and Administration — Provides information about installing, configuring, and maintaining Red Hat GFS2 (Red Hat Global File System 2), which is included in the Resilient Storage Add-On.
DM Multipath — Provides information about using the Device-Mapper Multipath feature of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
Load Balancer Administration — Provides information on configuring high-performance systems and services with the Load Balancer Add-On, a set of integrated software components that provide Linux Virtual Servers (LVS) for balancing IP load across a set of real servers.
Release Notes — Provides information about the current release of Red Hat products.
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