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Re: Disaster Recovery.

From: Mohamed Eldesoky
Subject: Re: Disaster Recovery.
Date: Wed, 19 May 2004 09:32:21 +0300
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Can't you just make another failover server ??
And decide which server your clients will work against, based on an initial 
definition of the server IP, decided upon a ping or so ??

Mohamed Eldesoky

On Wednesday 19 May 2004 6:19 am, Jamie Wilkinson wrote:
> This one time, at band camp, Tony Hawke wrote:
> >I know that all of the clients can continue using their current
> >configs.  But as soon as I get the main server back up (restored from
> >backup or whatever,) they'll lose whatever changes have been made to
> >their configs in the intervening time.  This is a bit of an issue as the
> >systems we use here are somewhat fluid in their configuration.
> How will the clients change their configs whilst the server is down?
> If the main server goes down, the clients will use their local copies of
> the inputs.  The inputs won't change because the server can't be
> contacted, unless you have some out-of-band system changing the inputs
> anyway, in which case you've got problems regardless of whether the
> server is up or not.
> When the main server comes back up, either the local copies will be up
> to date or the server will be newer, and they'll update and continue on
> as expected.
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