failure of a vip farm trigger failover of another farm?

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May 3rd, 2007
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High Level our solution consists of:


TMFarm#1

TMFarm#2

BPFarm#1

BPFarm#2


Long story short - TMFarm#2 is configured as the backup farm for TMFarm#1 but if BPFarm#1 fails (no servers are availble in the farm) i need it to trigger the failover of TMFarm#1 to TMFarm#2...


Is this possible? I guess the general idea is to have BPFarm#1 send an alert of some kind (tcl script?) to TMFarm#1 to have it initiate a failover.


Let me know if anyone has any ideas..


Thanks,


jdr

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ebreniz Wed, 05/09/2007 - 10:13
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To use BGP for site-to-site recovery, inject a virtual IP (VIP) as a host route into the routing table. And important advantage of confining the handling of voice and data packets to the VIP is the reduced latency by shortening the processing path .


If you want to know more please click following URL:

www.cisco.com/application/pdf/en/us/guest/netsol/ns378/c649/cdccont_0900aecd80122a6a.pdf


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