Limit of HiveManager Virtual Appliances that can be in HA mode?

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Is there a limit to the number of HiveManagers that I can set to be backups in HA mode?

Ideally, I'd like to setting up HiveManager (virtual appliance) in one datacenter on an ESXi cluster with significant resources and then set up duplicate HiveManagers in different data centers that will syn the database.

Because of the size and SLA of my customer's requirements, we're looking at WLAN vendors that will give us the best backup strategy. (We really like the idea of a HiveManager switching over to another one and the user data being unaffected.)

Hive on!

Rogelio
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You can put HiveManager in an HA pair, with one as the primary node and the other as a backup. Also, yf you split HiveManager into two servers (application and database), you would need a backup for each server.

Please remember user traffic is not affected if Aerohive devices lose contact with Hivemanager. Aerohive APs forward data locallly and make their control, security, and quality of service assessments at the edge of the network. So high availability HiveManager would have no impact on the flow of data to an Aerohive network. High availability HiveManager would make your provide uptime assurance for your network management, configuration, and monitoring.

Here is a link to the help file describing Aerohive's High Availability HiveManager options.
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Thank you! This is very helpful.

Yeah, we very much like the fact that Aerohive APs keep forwarding traffic during the management HiveMaster switchover.

Other controller vendors are pressuring us into buying extremely expensive solutions for something that is very affordable and easy with Aerohive. :/

Rogelio
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