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High availability, application and service failover

WitchDoctor-WDX is a software product designed to improve distributed applications availability by failure detection and automated application recovery. WitchDoctor-WDX manages several missions simultaneously on several groups composed of 2 to 16 computers.

- Unattended failover for large distributed architectures
- User defined recovery strategy through standard scripts
- Interoperates between different operating systems


User reference available in PDF,HTML from http://downloads.shaman-x.org


Download version 0.4.2 (stable)
released on 13 November 2005

Paid extension/consulting available from http://www.shaman-x.com



LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey8 September 2003

Leaders and contributors

Dominique Chabord Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
SupportMailing List Info/Archivehttp://mail.nongnu.org/mailman/listinfo/shaman-x-support
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/shaman-x

Software prerequisites

Weak prerequisitentpd (recommended for production run)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 6 January 2017.


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