3.10 Configure a Cluster Resource to Host Printing

  1. From iManager, click Clusters > Cluster Options.

    iManager Cluster Options Screen
  2. Select the Cluster Object created during the Section 3.8, Configuring Novell Cluster Services.

  3. Under the Cluster Objects heading, click New.

  4. Select Resource, and then click Next.

  5. Enter a name in the Cluster Resource Name.

  6. Use the object selector for Inherit from Template to browse to and open the Cluster object you created, and select the iPrint_Template.

  7. Select Define Additional Properties check box, and then click Next.

  8. Edit the load script by making the changes outlined in the following table:

    Table 3-1 Load Script Template Changes

    Heading

    Description

    define the IP address

    Replace a.b.c.d with the IP address of the iPrint service that is to be used for this resource

    define the file system type

    Replace reiserfs with the correct file system type.

    define the container name

    Replace name with the name of the EVMS container created in section Section 3.9.3, Creating a Cluster Segment Manager Container

    define the volume name

    Replace name with the name of the EVMS volume created in Section 3.9.5, Creating an EVMS Volume for iPrint Resources (Conditional)

    define the mount point

    Confirm that mnt/iprint is the correct mount point, if different mount point for the shared disk other than /mnt/iprint is desired. This same mount point must be specified in the unload script.

  9. Change the Timeout value to 3 minutes, and then click Next.

  10. Edit unload scripts by making the changes outlined in the following table:

    Table 3-2 Unload Script Template Changes

    Heading

    Description

    define the IP address

    Replace a.b.c.d with the IP address that is to be used for this resource. This is the same IP address specified in the load script.

    define the container name

    Replace name with the name of the EVMS container. This is the same container name specified in the load script.

    define the mount point

    Confirm that mnt/iprint is the correct mount point, if different mount point for the shared disk other than /mnt/iprint is desired. This is the same mount point specified in the load script.

  11. Change the Timeout value to 3 minutes, and then click Next.

  12. Verify that Ignore Quorum is deselected on the Resource Policies page, and then click Next.

  13. View the current Preferred Nodes assignments, and if necessary, click the right or left arrow button to assign or unassign servers to the print volume resource.

    You can click the up or down arrow button to change the failover order of the servers assigned to the print volume.

    If you add a node later to the cluster, it might be added to the Assigned Nodes List. For this reason you should check this list after adding nodes to ensure iPrint fails over to the desired nodes.

  14. Click Finish.