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Jan 25, 2011

Scheduled Failvoer

Hi all,



Is it possible to schedule automated HA failovers on units say every 30days or 3months on LTM version 10.1.0 or must it be done manually.






2 Replies

  • You could probably setup a cron job to issue a failover command.



    Any familiarity with cron or shell scripts?


  • Hi Michael,



    As Chris said, you could script this from crontab:






    Monthly backup



    The following entry will create a UCS backup once a month on the 1st of the month at 3 a.m.:



    00 3 1 * * bigpipe config save /var/ucs/.ucs




    You can get the failover status by running 'b fo'. So here's a quick and dirty crontab entry you could use to fail over the active unit once per month:



    00 3 1 * * if [ "`b fo |awk '{print $2}'`" = "active" ]; then `b fo standby`; fi