Sun Cluster Geographic Edition System Administration Guide

ProcedureHow to Add a Custom Heartbeat Plug-in to an Existing Default Heartbeat

  1. Log in to a node in the primary cluster.

    You must be assigned the Geo Management RBAC rights profile to complete this procedure. For more information about RBAC, see Sun Cluster Geographic Edition Software and RBAC.

  2. Add the custom heartbeat plug-in to the default heartbeat.

    # geohb add-plugin -p propertysetting [-p...] \
    pluginname hb_localclustername-remoteclustername
    -p propertysetting

    Specifies the properties of the heartbeat plug-in by using a name=statement pair.

    Specify the path to your custom heartbeat plug-in by using the Query_cmd property.

    For more information about the properties you can set, see Appendix A, Standard Sun Cluster Geographic Edition Properties.


    Specifies the name of the custom heartbeat plug-in.


    Specifies the name of the default heartbeat to which you want to add the custom heartbeat plug-in.

  3. Verify that your changes were made correctly.

    # geoadm status
  4. Repeat the previous steps on a node of the secondary cluster.

Example 6–8 Adding a Custom Heartbeat Plug-in to the Default Heartbeat

This example adds the custom heartbeat plug-in, command1, to the default heartbeat, hb_cluster-paris~cluster-newyork.

# geohb add-plugin -p query_cmd=/usr/bin/hb command1 \
# geoadm status