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NOTE: CentOS Enterprise Linux is built from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux source code. Other than logo and name changes CentOS Enterprise Linux is compatible with the equivalent Red Hat version. This document applies equally to both Red Hat and CentOS Enterprise Linux.

3.7. Adding Cluster Resources

To specify a device for a cluster service, follow these steps:

  1. On the Resources property of the Cluster Configuration Tool, click Create a Resource button.

  2. Select the resource you want to configure using the available drop-down menu. Options (and their parameters) include the following:

    File System

    Name — Create a name for the file system resource

    File System Type — Choose the file system for the resource using the drop-down menu

    Mount Point — Choose the path to which the file system resource is mounted.

    Device — Specify the device file associated with the file system resource (such as /dev/sda2)

    IP Address

    IP Address — Type the IP address for the resource

    Monitor Link — Check the box to enable or disable link status monitoring of the IP address resource

    NFS Client

    Name — Enter a name for the NFS client resource

    Target — Enter a target for the NFS client resource. Supported targets are hostnames, IP addresses (with wildcard support), and netgroups

    NFS Export

    Name — Enter a name for the NFS export resource


    Name — Enter a name for the custom user script

    File (with path) — Enter the path where this custom script is located (for example, /etc/init.d/userscript)

  3. When finished, click OK.

  4. Choose File => Save to save the change to the /etc/cluster/cluster.conf configuration file.

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