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Enhancement to add automatic failover from an active CM node to another

Currently, we have CM installed on 4 servers and the configs are written to the local drive. If something were to fail on the active node, there is a manual fail-over process to not only copy the configs to another node (might not be possible if it's down) and start it up.

  • Guest
  • Dec 5 2018
  • Future consideration
What is your industry? Banking
How will this idea be used?

Currently, we have CM installed on 4 servers and the configs are written to the local drive. If something were to fail on the active node, there is a manual fail-over process to not only copy the configs to another node (might not be possible if it's down) and start it up on another node. For our infrastructure teams, this is an issue. Replication and/or fail-over should be available within the application.

  • Admin
    VIJAY CHOUGULE commented
    18 Feb, 2019 07:39pm

    Thank you for submiting your idea. We are evaluating this internally and will get back to you soon with update. 

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