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HAE requires IPv6 to be enabled

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Environment

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 11 (HAE)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11

Situation

IPv6 is disabled on an HAE cluster.
The distributed lock manager (dlm) resource fails to load.
The cluster Logical Volume Manager (cLVM) fails to laod.

Resolution

Enable IPv6, even if it's not used.
1. yast lan
2. Select Global Options
3. Check Enable IPv6
4. Select OK
5. Reboot the server

Cause

IPv6 was disabled.

Additional Information

The dlm and cLVM resources use a protocol provided by IPv6. You don't have to enable IPv6 if you never intend to use an OCFS2 or cLVM volume resource in the cluster. However, it does not hurt anything to enable it just in case.

Disclaimer

This Support Knowledgebase provides a valuable tool for NetIQ/Novell/SUSE customers and parties interested in our products and solutions to acquire information, ideas and learn from one another. Materials are provided for informational, personal or non-commercial use within your organization and are presented "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.

  • Document ID:7012111
  • Creation Date:09-APR-13
  • Modified Date:12-APR-13
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension
      SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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