How to connect HC Linux manually with remote HC DB Server

Question: How to connect HC Linux manually with remote HC DB Server ?

Answer:

1)Open your HC database and go to table tblRegisteredServers on your HC Database Server.

Precaution: Its always recommend to take backup of HC database before doing any modification.

2)Open this table and make entry of Linux machine as under:

  • Registrationid: No need to modify.
  • ServerName:  Enter the server name of your Linux machine.
  • ServerIp:    Enter the server ip of your Linux machine.
  • ServerType:  Enter " Linux " as server type.

3)Login to your Linux server and follow steps given below:

  • go to path /usr/local/hostingcontroller/etc
  • open hosts.allow file enter the HC DB server IPs right under 127.0.0.1
  • If you are using NAT then provide private and public IPs in same file hosts.allow
  • save file
  • Restart HC linux service using command “ hc8 restart “ 

4)Login in HC panel as host go to Server Manager :: Global Setting enable the linux roles in the HC cluster

5) In final step go to Server Manager :: Add Server and configure the new linux machine in HC cluster.



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