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Oracle® Solaris Cluster 4.4 Security Guidelines

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Updated: August 2018

Overview of the Disaster Recovery Framework and Security

The Oracle Solaris Cluster Disaster Recovery framework is a layered extension of the Oracle Solaris Cluster software. Data replication software enables applications that are running on a Disaster Recovery partner cluster to tolerate disasters by migrating services to a geographically separated secondary cluster. A disaster such as an earthquake, fire, or storm might disable the cluster at the primary site.

    If a disaster occurs, the partner cluster can continue to provide services by using the following levels of redundancy:

  • A secondary cluster

  • Duplicated application configuration on the secondary cluster

  • Replicated data on the secondary cluster

The Disaster Recovery framework provides a suite of tools to manage and configure geographically separated clusters with a migration of services between sites. The clusters can be global clusters, zone clusters, or a combination of both. The Disaster Recovery framework can manage availability across multiple physical locations through robust security, application service migration, and data replication to tolerate disaster across an enterprise system.