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I did the cluster configuration, however I have some doubts:

1 - After the conclusion of the cluster, we observed that the node (read-only) remained empty, without information of the devices / groups in the master.

Question A: After synchronization, should all information on the server appear on the failover server?

Question B: Is it necessary to configure the server to be the same as the master server? Or can we install the default faiolver server and after the cluster settings, all SSL settings, users, page customization will be replicated?

2 - We disconnected the master server service and the failover remained empty. After connecting the service of the master server, we noticed that the remote probe server appeared as failover as disconnected. This remote probe was connected to the master server. It appears as connected on the master server.

Question A: Should we always have the master server return, remove the information from the probed remotes that appear as disconnected on the server faiolver? Or will this information automatically disappear?

3 - To circumvent the point of failure to access the web service (dashboard) and login to the portal, could we use an additional IP to the master server and point our public FQDNs to this secondary IP? That is, as soon as the server gets active, it would only be necessary to add the secondary IP on the server to set all accesses to be restored. This would not affect the master IP of the master server and its settings.

Thank you.

cluster prtg remoteprobe

Created on Sep 13, 2018 2:28:47 AM

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Hi there,

Please note that only sensors, devices and groups that are added to the "Cluster Probe" are available and monitored from both Failover Nodes. Also only Remote Probes that have the option enabled to send information to both cluster nodes will send their information to both nodes.

Unfortunately, question 2 is not very clear. The remote probes will connect by themselves again after a while (default interval 5 minutes).

That would be an option, yes. You can use the webinterface of both nodes at any time but only one has write access.

Best regards.

Created on Sep 14, 2018 10:19:27 AM by  Dariusz Gorka [Paessler Support]

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