The failover feature automatically and transparently redirects requests from a failed or withdrawn Framework Manager to the next available manager of the same type. The agent automatically connects to a manager that is next in line in accordance with your defined hierarchy.
Table 8-1 Creating a Failover Environment
This diagram shows an example of a typical way to create an effective failover environment.
The Framework Manager (FM) is a Windows host. All agents are UNIX hosts.
Deployment: Deploy the Command Control Manager package on the Framework Manager, Agent 1, and Agent 3 hosts.
Who authenticates to whom: By default, each agent contacts the following host for Command Control authentication:
IMPORTANT:Windows supports only the Command Control Manager package.
IMPORTANT:If an additional subdomain is added, agents under Subdomain 1 and 1a then seek authentication from the new Subdomain if no other Command Control Manager is available.