(WHM >> Home >> Clusters >> Configuration Cluster)
The Configuration Cluster interface allows you to link a master server to one or more additional servers in the configuration cluster. You can then choose to copy server configuration settings from WHM's Update Preferences interface (WHM >> Home >> Server Configuration >> Update Preferences ) to the configuration cluster's servers.
Before you set up a configuration cluster in the Configuration Cluster interface, log in as a
root-level user on the server that you wish to use as the master server. You must also log in to the master server as a
root-level user to make any configuration changes that you want to copy to the configuration cluster's servers.
The Configuration Cluster interface displays a list of all of the servers that you linked to the currently-authenticated server.
The server's IP address, or the name that you assigned to the server (for example,
The username of the server's
|Remote Access Key|
The signature version of the server's remote access key or API token.
To add a server to the configuration cluster, perform the following steps:
Enter the server name in the Server text box.
Enter the server's
root-level account username in the User text box.
This value defaults to the
You can generate a remote access key in WHM's Remote Access Key interface (WHM >> Home >> Clusters >> Remote Access Key).
To modify the remote access key or API token for a server in the configuration cluster, perform the following steps:
Make any desired changes in the Remote Access Key text box.
The Remote Access Key text box displays either the current access key's signature or API token. However, you must enter the entire remote access key or API token to make changes.
To remove a server from the list of the configuration cluster's servers, perform the following steps:
When you delete a server from the list of configuration cluster servers, the settings that you already applied to that server remain in place. The master server will not relay any new changes, and will not overwrite changes that you make on the previously-linked server.