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How to setup GFS2 fencing for virtual machines with multiple hosts?

Scenario: We have 3 hosts with 3 guests, one guest (VM) on each. The guests provide service redundancy/load-balancing for an application and require shared disk (GFS2). They run in different hosts ...
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How to configure fencing delay in master/slave cluster with DRBD and Pacemaker?

I have a pacemaker cluster for DRBD primary/secondary setup and Virtual IP. I would like the master node to immediately shoot the slave, while the slave will have to wait for 15 seconds before ...
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How to: fencing in 2 nodes cluster with iLO 4?

I have configure a 2 node (master/slave) cluster on HP GL360p servers with iLO 4. OS is centos 7 and I am using pcs with pacemaker and corosync. I want to implement fencing but I can't find any ...
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SLES 12 High Availability Cluster - scsi persistant reservation fencing

I'm trialling SLES 12 w/ HAE to run a Fileserver cluster consisting of two nodes. Idea was to use SCSI persistant reservation as a fencing method using the fence_scsi script from stonith fence agents. ...
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What fence device setup would prevent a mutual-STONITH in a two-node RHEL cluster?

I've got a Red Hat cluster (corosync+rgmanager) software on RHEL 6.6 on physical Dell servers with iDRAC. This cluster is for stateless application (stunnel, a TLS gateway), so it doesn't need and ...
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Why to use fencing when you already have redundant communication links?

This article stays that you should use both fencing (aka STONITH) and redundant communication links. I'm trying to understand what benefits STONITH gives in case of split-brain. Consider for example ...
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Simple fencing/STONITH script in Centos 7

I am installing a simple Corosync/pacemaker/drbd high availability cluster using Centos 7 and would like to provide fencing/STONITH using custom hardware (power switches using USB connections). As ...
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Fence device for RHEL cluster node on vmware workstation

I have a host with Windows 7. I installed VMware Workstation where I have installed two virtual machines. Each virtual machine is a rhel 6.2 node running clustersuite. Do you know which fence device ...
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How Ganeti deals with Fencing

I found out that proxmox doc says a lot abou Fencing. I haven't found anything about it in Ganeti doc. Also I screeched Ganeti Google Group Archive and I found similar question but answer was that ...
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Red Hat Clustering Fencing fails

I'm trying to demo (and learn) a Red Hat Cluster on ESXi 3.5 update2.I've set a shared fencing device with the info for my ESXi server. I try fencing a node from Luci, but it only tells me that ...