How to provide fail-over capability for servers?

Steve Bertrand iaccounts at
Tue Oct 30 05:13:34 PDT 2007

> I will have 3 net-facing servers which must be available 24/7.  I had
> planned to have an additional box located in a different building on the
> same site (in case of part power-outage) that will run VMware server and
> host all the fail-over servers.

Is it safe to assume that both boxes, albeit being in different
buildings on the same site are located within the same logical network?

If that is the case, you may want to see if CARP will do what you want:


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