Configuring additional heartbeat links (optional)

You can configure additional heartbeat links to exchange ICMP heartbeats between the clusters.

To configure an additional heartbeat between the clusters (optional)

  1. On Cluster Explorer's Edit menu, click Configure Heartbeats.
  2. In the Heartbeat configuration dialog box, enter the name of the heartbeat and select the check box next to the name of the cluster.
  3. Click the icon in the Configure column to open the Heartbeat Settings dialog box.
  4. Specify the value of the Arguments attribute and various timeout and interval fields. Click + to add an argument value; click - to delete it.

    If you specify IP addresses in the Arguments attribute, make sure the IP addresses have DNS entries.

  5. Click OK.
  6. Click OK in the Heartbeat configuration dialog box.

    Now, you can monitor the state of both clusters from the Java Console.