Broker 10.5 | webMethods Broker Documentation | webMethods Broker Administration Java API Programmer’s Guide | Managing Broker Clusters | Using Clusters
Using Clusters
Creating a New Cluster
Adding a Broker to an Existing Cluster
Removing a Broker from a Cluster
Getting Cluster Information
Listing Brokers in a Cluster
Obtaining Cluster Statistics
Maintaining a Connection Between Brokers in a Cluster
Setting Cluster Security
The webMethods Broker systems allows two or more Brokers to share information about their event type definitions and client groups. This sharing of information enables communication between Broker clients connected to different Brokers.
A Broker may be a member of no more than one cluster. However, clusters can be linked together using cluster gateways. For more information, see Using Cluster Gateways.
To share information and forward events, Brokers must join a cluster. A Broker can only belong to one cluster and all Brokers within the same cluster have knowledge of one another's event type definitions and client groups. The Brokers in a cluster do not forward documents to other Brokers in the cluster. For more information on this feature, see Administering webMethods Broker .