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High Availability using service profiles

Hi

I have a doubt about High Availability using blade servers. In this case I have three server B200 , but in production are two, the third one is a spare , this blade will be in production if anyone of previous servers is fall down for any reason.

Is there a configuration in service profiles to do this?

Or , How I can do High Availability  in automatically way, without administrator intervention , or a task ??

Best regards

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Robert Burns
Cisco Employee
Cisco Employee

Not natively possible.  This is because of the question - "how do you detect a server is down?"  No network, no SAN, unresponsive etc.

There are many 3rd party management applications that can do this along with the XML API.  When the management server detects a server is down, it can send an XML request to re-associate a profile to a new blade.

Unfortunately this is the only method currently.

Robert

Hi Robert

Thanks for our anwer, Can you tell me the name of this software to program high availability ??

Regards

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