How to Install and Configure Cluster with Two Nodes in Linux – Part 2

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Thilina Uvindasiri

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46 Responses

  1. Dinesh says:

    Dependency missing. Where I can get with all needed dependency

  2. shubham gupta says:

    [[email protected] ~]# ccs -h node01 –createcluster clus_cluster
    Unable to connect to node01, make sure the ricci server is started.

    [[email protected] ~]# service ricci status
    ricci (pid 2416) is running…

    sir , can help me to figure this out , why its showing like “make sure the ricci server is started.” as i ain’t able to proceed further

  3. Gurudatta N.R says:

    Good one mate.

  4. Sujoy KR Batyabyal says:

    Cannot install ricci in Centos 7. It says”No package ricci available.Error: Nothing to do”. Please help in configuring the clustering in Centos 7.

    • Thilina Uvindasiri says:

      As I’ve mentioned in some other queries on the same publish, some packages are deprecated in CentOS 7and RedHat 7. There are new packages introduced.

  5. Enroen says:

    Hi Thilina,
    great article, appriciate.
    but i’m stuck at –>
    $ ccs -h –addfenceinst dsfence Method1
    Method ‘Method1’ not found in node ‘’

    I was installing all cluster package (ricci, clusterlib, modcluster, luci, ccs, cman) on master-server
    should i install luci, ccs and cman on others 2 servers?

    pls advice

  6. premkumar says:

    can anyone share the DRBD configuration steps.

  7. Nauman says:

    I am unable to install ricci on my Centos 7.

  8. Rakesh Negi says:

    Hi Thilina,

    I have created Clusters using LUCI Cluster.conf is created in Nodes but it did not created in master server. I transferred cluster.conf to master using scp.

    I have already raised this query in other posts also, that after creating clusters i am unable to start cman service in master server.

    Unable to get the configuration.
    Cannot find node name in cluster.conf
    cman_tool :Corosync daemon could not start.Check Cluster logs for details.

  9. Clark says:

    Wait, so are all three servers serving content? Such that the CMS server, Node 1, and Node 2 could all be running an Apache webserver? Or is the CMS server not affiliated in this matter?

    • Hi Clark,

      The CMS does not affiliated in any content serving activity. It only serves the purpose of handling Nodes. But if you want the CMS too to serve the content, it not impossible but not recommended by the good standards.

  10. Duncan says:

    Has anyone tried this on Fedora? I am looking to use this for a school project and I want to use more up to date software.

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