Are you interested in our Early Access Program (EAP)? This program allows you to preview code, test in your lab and provide feedback prior to General Availability (GA) release of all Infoblox products. If so, please click the link here.

API Examples

Reply

Node HA Failover by wAPI/REST

Member
Posts: 1
291     0

Hi Team!

 

We do node HA failover testing on a routine basis, currently we login to the grid and push buttons to force failover between nodes (pic below of what we choose, Grid - Grid Master - Members - checkmark the pair to HA - Control - Force HA Failover - Click Ok to confirm - Wait).

I am wondering if there is a wAPI/REST call to make this happen?  I looked through the wAPI/REST guides and searched here but didnt find anything.  I know sometimes there are hidden/undocumented APIs.

Thank you!

IB-HA-failover.png

Re: Node HA Failover by wAPI/REST

Techie
Posts: 15
291     0

Hi apasquali_,

 

I looked through the WAPI documentation and I believe your assumption is correct, however, there may be a workaround. In the API call dhcpfailover,  two function calls exist that may help:

 

set_dhcp_failover_partner_down: Force a HA member into a 'Partner Down' state 

set_dhcp_failover_secondary_recovery: Force the failover recovery of the secondary member in the HA pair

These calls are on page 375 of the WAPI documentation (link). I cannot confirm that these calls will work the same as a 'Force HA failover' from the web interface, so I suggest testing these calls in a lab to confirm if they have the desired results.

 

Thank you,

David

Re: Node HA Failover by wAPI/REST

Member
Posts: 2
291     0

HA failover (Failover between two members that are in the same cluster) is very differnt than a DHCP failover association (Failover beween two members or clusters). "set_dhcp_failover_partner_down" and "set_dhcp_failover_secondary_recovery" only affect the DHCP relationship, not between members of the same cluster. 

Re: Node HA Failover by wAPI/REST

Member
Posts: 2
291     0

The call you are looking for is a function call on the member object. Here is a generic link to the appropriate documentation:

 

https://<GM>/wapidoc/objects/member.html#member-admin-operation

Let me know if you need an example call.


Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Recommended for You