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STONITH Clone Set configured on HAE 11

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Environment

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 11 (HAE)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11

Situation

Nodes may not be fenced properly. Results are unpredictable.
SBD STONITH device is enabled and configured as a cloned resource like it was in SLES10

<clone id="stonith-clone">
  <meta_attributes id="stonith-clone-meta_attributes">
    <nvpair id="stonith-clone-meta_attributes-target-role" name="target-role" value="Started"/>
  </meta_attributes>
  <primitive class="stonith" id="clone1" type="external/sbd">
    <operations id="clone1-operations">
      <op id="clone1-op-monitor-3600" interval="3600" name="monitor" start-delay="15" timeout="20"/>
    </operations>
    <instance_attributes id="clone1-instance_attributes">
      <nvpair id="clone1-instance_attributes-sbd_device" name="sbd_device" value="/dev/sdc1"/>
    </instance_attributes>
  </primitive>
</clone>

Resolution

Delete the STONITH clone resource and recreate it as a primitive resource.

Cause

STONITH resources must be configured as primitives in HAE11. They are not configured like they were in SLES10.

Additional Information

For additional information refer to the documentation link below.

http://www.linux-ha.org/wiki/SBD_Fencing

Under "Configure the fencing resource" on the above URL:

"The sbd agent does not need to and should not be cloned."

Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:7012124
  • Creation Date:10-APR-13
  • Modified Date:12-APR-13
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension
      SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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