How can I use FILE_PING as discovery protocol for JGroups and is it supported for productional use?

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Issue

  • as described in JGroups manual can we use FILE_PING for membership discovery in JGroups?
  • Is FILE_PING a supported protocol in EAP 7.1 and can we use it in production environments?
  • How to configure FILE_PING as discovery protocol?
  • If multicasting is no option for the network the TCPPING can be used, but the initial_host attribute need to be changed on all nodes for every cluster change. Is it possible to use the FILE_PING instead?

Environment

  • Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP)
  • Red Hat Data Grid (RHDG)

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