Follow this procedure to create a custom heartbeat.
Before You Begin
Review the requirements for custom heartbeats in Guidelines When Creating Custom Heartbeats.
You must be assigned the Geo Management rights profile to complete this procedure. For more information, see Securing Geographic Edition Software in Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.3 Geographic Edition Installation and Configuration Guide.
# geohb create -r remote-partner-cluster-name \ [-p property-setting [-p…]] new-heartbeat-name
Specifies the name of the remote, secondary partner cluster.
Specifies a heartbeat 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 Standard Geographic Edition Properties.
Specifies an identifier for the new custom heartbeat.
Caution - The name of the custom heartbeat on each cluster in the same partnership must be different. Choose a name that identifies the heartbeat uniquely, such as paris-to-newyork on the cluster cluster-paris and newyork-to-paris on cluster cluster-newyork.
When you create a custom heartbeat, you must add at least one plug-in to prevent the partnership from remaining in degraded mode.
For more information about the geohb command, refer to the geohb(1M) man page.
This example creates a new heartbeat that is named paris-to-newyork.
# geohb create -r cluster-newyork paris-to-newyork