Sun Cluster Geographic Edition System Administration Guide

Creating a Heartbeat Plug-in

This section describes procedures for creating a heartbeat plug-in.

ProcedureHow to Create Heartbeat Plug-in

  1. Log in to a cluster node.

    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 heartbeat plug-in to an existing heartbeat.

    # geohb add-plugin heartbeatname pluginname \
    [-p propertysetting [-p…]] 

    Specifies the identifier for heartbeat on the local cluster.


    Specifies the name of the heartbeat plug-in.


    Specifies a heartbeat plug-in property that is assigned a value by using a name=statement pair. Multiple properties might be set at one time by using multiple statements.

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

    For more information about the geohb command, refer to the geohb(1M) man page.

Example 6–2 Creating a Heartbeat Plug-in

This example creates a heartbeat plug-in that is named command1.

# geohb add-plugin paris-to-newyork command1 -p Query_cmd=/usr/bin/hb/