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Administering the Disaster Recovery Framework for Oracle® Solaris Cluster 4.4

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Updated: June 2019

Changing the Site Role of a Site Cluster

A cluster that is part of a site can have one of two roles, controller or member:

  • A cluster that has the controller role for a site is authorized to perform operations on the other site members and the multigroups they manage. The controller authorization is based on mutual agreement, any cluster can propose itself as a controller, but it can only control those clusters which have then agreed to accept its authority.

  • A cluster that is a simple site member has agreed to accept commands from the site controllers, but cannot issue commands with site-wide effect.

This section provides the following procedures to change the role of a site cluster: