Sun Java System Communications Services 2005Q4 Release Notes

HA Configuration Terms and Checklist

Table 3–8 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 Chapter 1 of the Sun Java System Instant Messaging 7 2005Q1 Administration Guide.

Table 3–8 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) /global/im/var/opt/SUNWiim/default on Solaris.

  • Database subdirectory (im_db_base):


  • Log subdirectory:

    /global/ im/var/opt/SUNWiim/default/logs

See the Sun Java System Instant Messaging 7 2005Q1 Administration Guide for more information about the runtime directory and the database and logs subdirectories.