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Diffrence between ServiceGuard versions.

Chirag Parikh
Frequent Advisor

Diffrence between ServiceGuard versions.

Hi Guru's, Can you please help me to understand or share the complete list of diffrence between below Service guard versions. 11.16 11.17 11.20 Which change in SG needs cluster downtime and which all can be performed online on these mentioned versions. Thanks & Regards, Chirag Parikh



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sujit kumar singh
Honored Contributor

Re: Difference between ServiceGuard versions.

HI Chirag,


There have been changes to the way the cluster and packages can behave to changes, hence always refer to the corresponding service guide managing PDF to see the situation analyze the action to be taken.

Emil Velez_2
Trusted Contributor

Re: Diffrence between ServiceGuard versions.

SG 11.17
Multi-node packages (lots of changes)
New version of SGMGR based on SMH
SG 11.18
add or remove networks while cluster running
move heartbeat to different subnet while cluster running
Modular packages
SG 11.19
change quorum while cluster running..
Complex dependencies
weights and capacities
-p preview

SG 11.20
Partial startup of packages
Only supports 11iv3
Easy Deployment
Live application Detachment of packages
Cluster Verification
NFS filesystem in a package
Cluser Device Files
LVM/VxVM Monitor

These are probably the major items.

Hope this helps.. I looked over the course I teach

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