Developer Setup: High Availability & Multiconnect

Developer Setup: High Availability & Multiconnect

This document shows you how to set up a High Availability cluster on a developer machine. It also provides guidance on how to enable Multiconnect on top of that as well as the changes required for a highly available Multiconnect cluster. For a production setup, follow the relevant instructions listed in Production Setups.

Before you start any of these set ups, check our list of requirements.

To set up a High Availability cluster follow these steps:

  1. Create a biz Directory for the setup scripts
  2. Get the WhatsApp Business API Client configuration files
  3. Set the WA_API_VERSION environment variable
  4. Start the WhatsApp Business API Client with High Availability
  5. Verify containers are running
  6. Perform a health check
  7. Register the WhatsApp Business API Client
  8. Perform a second health check

To set up a Multiconnect cluster follow these steps:

  1. Set up two shards
  2. Perform a health check
  3. Start a third coreapp to maintain High Availability
  4. Perform a second health check

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