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Managing your high availability cluster

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Updated on August 25, 2021

You can manage your high availability cluster using the HA Cluster Management page or in a Network Operations Center (NOC) integrated with the Pega API.

  • The HA Cluster Management page details the current status of any nodes running in high availability mode and is used to perform quiesce actions for a node.
  • The Pega API provides RESTAPIs for managing quiesce and other operations. For more information about using the Pega API to manage high availability clusters, see Pega APIs and services.

About the HA Cluster Management page

Operators with the following roles can access the HA Cluster Management page:

  • PegaRULES:HighAvailabilityAdministrator
  • PegaRULES:HighAvailabilityQuiesceInvestigator

You can access this page from Dev Studio by clicking ConfigureSystemHigh AvailabilityHA Cluster Management.

Note: Data is accurate after two system pulse cycles.

The following data is displayed on this page for each node.

ColumnDescription
NodeThe name of the node
NodeIDThe node ID
Runstate The status of the node:
  • Running
  • Stopped
  • Quiesce Complete
  • Quiesce Start
Active UsersThe number of active users
Last PulseThe date and time of the last system pulse
Last StartedThe date and time that the node was last started

To perform an action on any of the nodes listed on this page, select the check box next to the node(s) and then click one of the following buttons:

  • Quiesce – Begin the quiesce process for the selected node(s). Note: When using the slow drain method for quiesce, you must take the node(s) out of the load balancer rotation before performing this action.
  • Cancel Quiesce – Cancel the quiesce process for the selected node(s).
  • Refresh Data – Refresh the node data listed on the page.
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