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How can I configure a redundant heartbeat network for Red Hat Clustering?

Updated 2014-04-22T13:54:15+00:00

Issue

  • Can I use Redundant Ring Protocol (RRP) with openais on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5?
  • Can I use Redundant Ring Protocol (RRP) with corosync on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6?
  • How can I configure redundant heartbeat network with Red Hat Clustering?
  • Is it possible and supported to configure more than one heartbeat network within Red Hat Clustering without using bonding?
  • Can we use two separate VLANs connected to two separate physical NIC for the heartbeat connections?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5 (with the High Availability Add on)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6 (with the High Availability Add on)
  • Two independent networks connecting cluster nodes.

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