3 Installing and Configuring Failover Manager

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3 Installing and Configuring Failover Manager

# yum install efm21-x.x.x-x.distribution.rpm
Failover Manager must be installed by root. During the installation process, the installer will also create a user named efm that has sufficient privileges to invoke scripts that control the Failover Manager service for clusters owned by enterprisedb or postgres.
If you are using Failover Manager to monitor a cluster owned by a user other than enterprisedb or postgres, see Section 3.1, Extending Failover Manager Permissions.
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Modify the cluster properties file on each node. For detailed information about modifying the cluster properties file, see Section 3.2.1.
Executables: /usr/efm-2.1/bin
Libraries: /usr/efm-2.1/lib
Logs: /var/log/efm-2.1
Lock files: /var/lock/efm-2.1
Log rotation file: /etc/logrotate.d/efm-2.1
sudo configuration file: /etc/sudoers.d/efm-21

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