How Should I Read This Chapter

The Front-end HA Setup section will guide you through the process of setting up a high availability (HA) cluster.

If you want to enable automatic Virtual Machine recovery in case of a Host failure, or if you want to learn how to manually recover a Virtual Machine in a failed state, please read the Virtual Machines High Availability section.

Hypervisor Compatibility

Section Compatibility
Front-end HA Setup This Section applies to all Hypervisors.
Virtual Machines High Availability This Section applies only to KVM and LXD.