Chapter 6. Managing Red Hat Cluster With system-config-cluster

Chapter 6. Managing Red Hat Cluster With system-config-cluster

6.1. Starting and Stopping the Cluster Software
6.2. Managing High-Availability Services
6.3. Modifying the Cluster Configuration
6.4. Backing Up and Restoring the Cluster Database
6.5. Disabling the Cluster Software
6.6. Diagnosing and Correcting Problems in a Cluster

This chapter describes various administrative tasks for managing a Red Hat Cluster and consists of the following sections:


While system-config-cluster provides several convenient tools for configuring and managing a Red Hat Cluster, the newer, more comprehensive tool, Conga, provides more convenience and flexibility than system-config-cluster. You may want to consider using Conga instead (refer to Chapter 3, Configuring Red Hat Cluster With Conga and Chapter 4, Managing Red Hat Cluster With Conga).

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