June 25, 2017

Alfresco tips and tricks – #3 Setting up Clustering in 4.2.

Alfresco clustering setup has been facilitated starting from the 4.2 version. The Alfresco server cluster consists of the two following base architectural components:
– Database server
– Shared Content store, for example, NFS server

Starting from 4.2 the JGroups and EHCache libraries are deprecated in favor of the new Hazelcast framework (a new open source “in-memory data grid” solution ). In Alfresco 4.2 to enable the  cluster functionality:
– you must have a Enterprise Cluster Granted license file to copy in the Alfresco installation directory
– you need to edit the alfresco-global.properties adding the following property

Here the log for a 2-nodes cluster joined

alfresco-tips-and-trick-cluster-42-01

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