How to enable cluster resource tracing
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Often the OCF return codes are not enough to fully understand the failure.
Enabling resource tracing on the failing operation is often useful and provides debug output from the resource agent script.
Resource tracing is currently available for Resource Agents written in bash. For Resource Agents written in Python the feature does not exist at the moment.
crm resource trace <resource name> <operation> <resource name> - any defined primitive in the cluster <operation> - start, stop, monitor, probe
crm resource untrace <resource name><operation>
- If no <operation> is given, it will attempt to trace all operations for the provided resource.
- If tracing the monitor operation, number of trace files can grow quickly and should be monitored and cleaned up appropriately and periodically if tracing for extended periods.
- Adds the attribute "trace_ra=1" to the operation in the primitive definition.
Example: op monitor enabled="true" interval="20" timeout="45" trace_ra="1"
- crm resource tracing does not work for Stonith resources. Stonith resources scripts are located in the following directory "/usr/lib64/stonith/plugins/external/" and various methods can be used to debug these various types of scripts (bash, perl, python). For bash scripts you can modify the script and use "set -x" to enable logging of every command executed and will be logged to SYSLOG and "set +x" to disable logging.
- Resource tracing is only supported by OCF Resource Agents.
- Enabling resource tracing will trigger a resource restart. Pacemaker will stop and start the resource in order to activate tracing. Same applies to the untrace command.
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- Document ID:7022678
- Creation Date: 22-Feb-2018
- Modified Date:21-Dec-2021
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