How can I configure a redundant heartbeat network for a RHEL 5, 6, or 7 High Availability cluster?

Updated 2015-03-30T08:04:01+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 do I configure RRP with corosync and pacemaker in RHEL 7?
  • 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 (RHEL) 5, 6, or 7 with the High Availability Add On
  • Two independent networks connecting cluster nodes.

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