Active Passive HA Solutions based on Hardware-Clusters
Cold Failover Clusters (TESTED SOLUTIONS (1))
Operating System
Cluster Managers

Solaris Cluster 3.2 Solaris 9 and 10 ( SPARC) also Solaris 10 Containers

Solaris Cluster 3.2 Solaris 10 ( x86-64)
also Solaris 10 Containers

Sun Cluster 3.1 Solaris 8, 9 and 10 ( SPARC)

SUN CLUSTER 3.1 CFC agents available [docs](2)

SUN CLUSTER 3.2 CFC agents available [docs](2)

Fujitsu Siemens PrimeCluster 4.1 Toshiba DNCWARE Clusterperfect V4.5 R2 and V4.7 Veritas DBE/AC 3.5 (Database Edition / Advanced Cluster) and VCS 3.5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Red Hat Cluster Manager 1.0.19-2 and 1.0.25-1(for RHEL 2.1)

Red Hat Cluster Manager 1.2.9-1 (for RHEL 3.0)

RHEL 2.1 CFC agents available (2)



United Linux Fujitsu Siemens PrimeCluster 4.1      

HP Serviceguard A11.13 and A11.14 (for HP-UX 11.0)

HP Serviceguard A11.13, A11.14 and A11.15 (for HP-UX 11i)

HP-UX 11.0 CFC agents available (2)

HP-UX 11i C FC agents available (2)


Tru64 UNIX

HP TruCluster Server 5.1B

HPTC 5.1B CFC agents available (2)




HACMP 5.1 CFC agent available (2)

HACMP 5.2 CFC agent available (2)


Windows Oracle Fail Safe for MSCS      


(1)IMPORTANT NOTE: This matrix reflects tested configurations. Other Cold Failover Cluster configurations (mixing OS flavors and clusterwares different from the ones included in the matrix) may also work and will be supported by Oracle.See Metalink note 303161.1 for details on Oracle's supportability for different Cold Failover Cluster Solutions. Cluster agents and cluster managers are supported by the specific cluster providers and not by Oracle

(2) Cluster agents provided/supported by hardware vendors
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