Originally Posted by falko
You have to configure the failover-IP on both servers (e.g. as eth0:0).
I did the following, edited /etc/network/interfaces and added
post-up /sbin/ifconfig eth0:0 126.96.36.199 netmask 255.255.255.192 broadcast 188.8.131.52
post-down /sbin/ifconfig eth0:0 down
afterwards did the following:
root@vishnu ~ # ifup eth0:0
Ignoring unknown interface eth0:0=eth0:0.
....what am I doing wrong? The servers are hosted at Hetzner. Thanks for your help