Sync strategy for confluence index directory in cold standby configuration

Hi All -

As an admin I wish to configure cold standby for Confluence 5.4.4 where the database is on a clustered server and the home directory (execept for the index directory which is a symlink back to local storage for performance and stability reasons) is on a SAN. I plan to frequently sync the index folder from the hot to the cold instance. I assume I will need to kick off a reindex upon failover. Alternatively I'm considering just syncing the ./edge and ./plugin index directories since they cannot be rebuilt and then build the rest from scratch upon failover.

Question: Can anyone suggest a sync strategy that ensures I am syncing the index files at rest in order to avoid corruption?

Thanks in advance for any help.

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Maybe try puttying index directory on (for example) OCFS2 filesystem on shared volume, it will then be the same on both servers.

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