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The following describes how to install SPS with high availability support.
To install SPS with high availability support
For the first SPS unit, complete Installing the SPS hardware.
For the second SPS unit, complete Steps 1-3 of Installing the SPS hardware.
Connect the two units with an Ethernet cable via the Ethernet connectors labeled as 4.
Power on the second unit.
Change the BIOS and IPMI passwords on the second unit. The default password is ADMIN or changeme, depending on your hardware.
Connect to the SPS web interface of the first unit from a client machine and enable the high availability mode. Navigate to Basic Settings > High Availability . Click Convert to Cluster, then reload the page in your browser.
Click Reboot Cluster.
Wait until the slave unit synchronizes its disk to the master unit. Depending on the size of the hard disks, this may take several hours. You can increase the speed of the synchronization via the SPS web interface at Basic Settings > High Availability > DRBD sync rate limit.