Sun Java System Instant Messaging 7.2 Administration Guide

Instant Messaging HA Configuration Terms and Checklist

Table 4–2 describes the variable terms used in the examples in this chapter for configuration examples. In addition, you will need to gather the information before you configure HA for Instant Messaging. You will be prompted for this information during configuration. Use this checklist in conjunction with the checklist in Table 1–1.

Table 4–2 HA Configuration Checklist

Name in Example 


Your Value 


Global file system mount point used with a cluster file system or HAStoragePlus. 



Local directory to use as a mount point for the shared disk if you are using HAStoragePlus. 



Logical host name 



Logical host IP numeric address 



Node 1 FQDN



Node 2 FQDN



Instant Messaging resource group 



Instant Messaging storage resource 



Instant Messaging resource 



(Includes im-runtime-base/db and im-runtime-base/logs)

For the location of the runtime directory (which includes the database and log subdirectories), select global, shared partitions. For example: 

  • Instant Messaging runtime directory (im-runtime-base):


  • Database subdirectory (im-db-base):


  • Log subdirectory:


See Instant Messaging Server Directory Structure for more information about the runtime directory and the database and logs subdirectories.