Understanding IBM Lotus Domino server clustering
This white paper explains how to set up, manage, and monitor an IBM Lotus® Domino® server cluster.
In this article
- What is a Lotus Domino cluster?
- Setting up a cluster
- Setting up a private LAN for a cluster
- Cluster replication
- Failover in a Domino clustered environment
- Workload balancing in a Domino cluster
- Clustering Domino servers that run Internet protocols
- Failover scenarios
By Reetu Sharma and Ranjit Rai
Learn what clustering is, how it works, its benefits and requirements, and how to configure the Internet Cluster Manager (ICM). Also included is information about error messages and other problems that may arise when using a cluster.
- IBM Lotus Domino 8.5 Administrator information center (search on “clusters”)
- developerWorks Lotus Notes and Domino product page
- IBM Lotus Support Technote #1086121, "How the cluster name cache works in Notes/Domino"
- IBM Lotus Support Technote #1096869, "What is failover and when does it happen in a clustered Domino server environment?"
- IBM Lotus Support Technote #1093349, "Cluster Analysis - Replicas exist within cluster results not what is expected"
- IBM Lotus Support Technote #1091778, "Domino Mail routing does not fail over within clustered servers"
- IBM Lotus Support Technote #1085101, "Can mixed versions of Domino servers be in the same cluster?"
- IBM Lotus Support Technote #1280021, "How to test cluster failover on one Domino database (application)"
- IBM Lotus Support Technote #1236909, "Can users automatically fail back to the primary home mail server when the server becomes available?"
- IBM Lotus Support Technote #1164405, "How is the Server Availability Index (SAI) calculated"