HA Requirements


  • Minimum 3 XS hosts
  • Shared Storage
  • Resource Pool
  • Static IP address for all Xenserver hosts
  • Advanced edition or higher
  • VMs connected to pool-wide networks
  • VMs not connected to any XS host DVD drive configuration
  • All VM virtual disks on shared storage accessible pool-wide
  • 4 MB heartbeat volume
  • 256 MB metadata volume    -stores pool master metadata
  • use bonded management interface

VM Restart Priority:

  • HA restart priority -Restart -Restart if possible -Do not restart

  • Start order

  • Attempt to start next VM after

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