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Oracle® Solaris Cluster 4.3 Geographic Edition System Administration Guide

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Updated: June 2017
Chapter 5

Administering Heartbeats and Heartbeat Plug-Ins

The Geographic Edition framework uses heartbeats over the public network as a way for the individual clusters participating in partnerships to detect cluster failures at partner sites. The heartbeat monitor uses plug-in modules to query the heartbeat status of its partners.

This chapter contains the following sections: