pacemaker default behavior changed
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This change was needed because the DLM and all services depending on it such as cLVM2 and OCFS2 cannot work properly if stonith-enabled is set to false. They will silently fail and block forever in case of a node failure or split-brain scenario that cannot be resolved without fencing. So these services should not start (to avoid data corruption) if stonith is explicitly disabled.
This stonith-enabled check can be overridden by configuring the parameter
in the DLM resource, allowing the resource to start even if stonith-enabled is set to false. However this is not recommended for production environments.
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- Document ID:7014282
- Creation Date: 12-Dec-2013
- Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
- SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension
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