38.0 Moving an Existing Linux GroupWise 7 System into a Heartbeat Cluster

If you are adding the high availability benefits of Heartbeat to a Linux GroupWise® 7 system that is already up and running, the first step is to install Heartbeat, as described in Section 29.0, Introduction to GroupWise 7 and Heartbeat on Linux.

You do not need to transfer your entire GroupWise system into the cluster all at once. You could transfer individual post offices where the needs for high availability are greatest. You could transfer a domain and all of its post offices at the same time. You might decide that you do not need to have all of your GroupWise system running in the cluster.

This section provides a checklist to help you get started with moving your GroupWise system into a clustering environment: