How to enable high availability for your Oracle VMs
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Owing to the nature of Oracle workloads and the need to pin them to processor cores, workloads will be automatically moved in the event of a host failure only if you've enabled the high availability (HA) feature on each VM.
If you do not enable the HA feature for your VMs, if a failure occurs, UKCloud will need to manually move the Oracle VM to a new host, at which point you'll be notified to restart your application.
This article describes how to enable HA for your Oracle VMs.
To complete the steps in this guide you must have access to Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control.
Enabling high availability for a VM
To enable HA:
Log in to the Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control console at:
If you need more detailed instructions, see the Getting Started Guide for UKCloud for Oracle Software.
On the Infrastructure -- Oracle VM Cloud Services page, click the Servers icon.
The Servers page lists the servers (VMs) you've requested.
Select the VM for which you want to enable HA.
From the Action menu, select Modify Configuration.
On the Modify Configuration page, select Enable High Availability.
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