2.5. Implementing Server Failover
Procedure 2.3. To Implement Server Failover:
- Ensure that you are running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 or 6, or for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 or 4, the latest version of
- Manually add the secondary servers to the
noSSLServerURLsettings in the
/etc/sysconfig/rhn/up2dateconfiguration file (as root).
- Add the fully qualified domain names (FQDN) of Red Hat Proxy or Red Hat Satellite immediately after the primary server, separated by a semicolon (;). Your client will attempt to connect to these servers in the order provided here. Include as many servers as necessary. For example:
serverURL[comment]=Remote server URL serverURL=https://satellite.example.com/XMLRPC; https://your_secondary.your_domain.com/XMLRPC; noSSLServerURL[comment]=Remote server URL without SSL noSSLServerURL=http://satellite.example.com/XMLRPC; http://your_secondary.your_domain.com/XMLRPC;