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Re: [Xen-users] fault tolerance for virtual machines

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] fault tolerance for virtual machines
From: Bastian Blank <bastian@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2007 13:32:14 +0200
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On Fri, Oct 19, 2007 at 04:41:25PM -0500, Eric Ross wrote:
> For either Open Source Xen or XenSource Enterprise, does anyone know if 
> the Xen hypervisor can detect a VM crash and then restart the crashed VM 
> automatically (on the same hypervisor).

Yes. See the on_crash config option.

> Also, are there any methods or tools out there to automatically restart 
> virtual machines located on a crashed hypervisor on another in the event 
> of a failure?

Linux-HA or any other cluster resource management software.


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