MultiSite terminology

MultiSite documentation uses the terms defined in this topic.

A copy of a user database or a schema repository. To refer to a replica, use the site name and family name.
All the replicas of a specific user database or all the replicas of a specific schema repository. The family name of a user database replica is the database name of the originating database. The family name of a schema repository is always MASTR.
A schema repository replica and its user database replicas.
All the replicas of a schema repository and all the replicas of the associated user databases.

Replicas originating from the same database set use the same clan name, which is specified when the database set is activated.

Host, or synchronization server
The LAN name or IP address of the network node that handles packets for a site. This host may have the HCL Shipping Server installed on it.