Create A SafeHaven 3.1.1 Cluster

Updated by Shasha Zhu on Dec 1, 2015

Article Overview

This article focuses on how to create a SafeHaven 3.1.1 cluster. In the article, the primary site is VMware and the remote site is CenturyLink Cloud. Other types of clusters, such as CenturyLink Cloud to CenturyLink Cloud can be set up in a similar way. This article assumes that the CMS node and SRN nodes are already created on a SafeHaven-based image.

Create Cluster

SafeHaven 3.1.1 integrates the cluster installer with the login console. You setup the CMS first. Then, login into it via the SafeHaven console and next sites and SRNs. In this example, we show how to add a VMware site as the production site and how to add CenturyLink Cloud as the disaster recovery site.

Set up the CMS

  • Double click on the SafeHaven3.1.1-Client.jar and click Create new cluster. EXPAND

  • Accept the End User License Agreement. EXPAND

  • Enter a user name and the license key. EXPAND

  • Enter the CMS information. Client Access IP is the IP used to log into the SafeHaven console and Service IP is the IP used to communicate with SRNs. Ensure that you enter the correct IP. SafeHaven Distribution URL is the URL containing the SafeHaven code. Currently, we use https://www.dropbox.com/s/bz75nmcccemseo0/SafeHaven3.1.1-GA_nosbd_12-16-2015_bin.tar.gz?dl=0. Ensure that the Service Port and Heartbeat Port are opened on both public IP and private IP. EXPAND

  • Click Continue to configure the CMS. EXPAND

  • Wait until the CMS is configured and rebooted. Then, log into it via the SafeHaven console. EXPAND

  • Here is an example of a successful log in. EXPAND

Add sites and SRNs to the cluster

In this section, we add sites and SRNs to the cluster.

  • Right-click on the CMS node and select Register Data Center. EXPAND

  • Enter the Data Center Name and select the Data Center Type. The following shows adding a vCenter data center. EXPAND

  • In a same way, you can add a CenturyLink Cloud site.

  • Register the CLC-CA2 site.

  • Click Change Credentials. EXPAND

    • Enter the Control Potral username and password. EXPAND

    • Choose the Location ID. EXPAND

    • Enter the connection name which has to be unique. Click Finish. EXPAND

  • Register the VMware site. Enter the vCenter identifier, IP address of the vCenter, User Name, and Password. EXPAND

  • Register SRN. The following shows how to register a VMware SRN. You can register an SRN in the same way. EXPAND EXPAND

  • Here is an example of a successfully registered SRN. EXPAND

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