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Version: v2.14.x LTS

Configuring high availability (optional)

Configuring high availability (optional)

Zowe has a high availability feature built-in. For Zowe in a high availability configuration, one workspace directory is required. This workspace directory must be created on a shared file system (zFS directory) which all LPARs in a Sysplex can access. Review this article and the following articles in this section for the configuration steps to enable the high availability feature. Note that configuring high availability is optional.

Required role: system programmer

Enable high availability when Zowe runs in Sysplex

Known limitations

  • To allow Sysplex Distributor to route traffic to the Gateway, you can only start one Gateway in each LPAR within the Sysplex. All Gateways instances should be started on the same port configured on Sysplex Distributor.
  • Zowe App Server should be accessed through the Gateway with a URL like https://<dvipa-domain>:<external-port>/zlux/ui/v1.

Enable high availability when Zowe runs in Kubernetes

If you deploy Zowe into Kubernetes, all components can also achieve high availability if you enable more than one replicas for each component.