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Setting up and Running Oracle Traffic Director (OTD) High Availability (HA) with Minimal Root Usage in Linux only From OTD and Later (Doc ID 1579732.1)

Last updated on JUNE 12, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Traffic Director - Version and later
Other UNIX


How to setup OTD in an HA configuration and using minimal root user privileges. 

OTD version must be Oracle Traffic Director and/or later.

Non-root HA is supported ONLY in Linux from OTD and/or later.

We are NOT supporting non-root HA (minimal root usage) for SPARC SuperCluster on version



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In this Document
 Why is root needed at all?
 Example OTD configuration
 Configuring the Admin Server node
 Setup the first Instance node
 Setup the Second Instance Node
 Deploying a basic configuration
 Creating a failover group
 Starting and stopping the instances hosting the failover group
 Changing the primary failover instance
 Deleting a failover group
 Known Issues
 Setting up manually simple init.d scripts for vServer start/stop

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