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Monitors hosts and provides high-availability failover services

'heartbeat' monitors hosts and informs the cluster when one of them dies. It includes code from "fake" for IP address takeover. It currently works for 2-node clusters and supports multiple interfaces per node.


User guide available in HTML format from http://www.linux-ha.org/download/GettingStarted.html

Related Projects

  • Fake
  • Portmon


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2Janet Casey8 January 2002

Leaders and contributors

See the AUTHORS file in the distribution for a complete list Contributor
Alan Robertson Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/heartbeat
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://cvs.linux-ha.org/viewcvs/viewcvs.cgi/linux-ha/heartbeat/

Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 20 February 2018.


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