Corosync Cluster Engine Failing to Startup

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Corosync is not starting and reporting similar error in system log: 

Dec 02 12:29:12 ha2 corosync[23833]:   [QB    ] Denied connection, is not ready (23833-23825-16)


To fix above error:

1) make sure the corosync network interface is configured and running. 
2) make sure both nodes have the same corosync authkey. This can be recreated via "corosync-keygen" command.


This could be happen because of two reasons:

1) The network interface used for this ring is down or not configured. And this could be seen in the corosync logs.

Dec 02 12:29:11 ha2 corosync[23833]:   [TOTEM ] The network interface is down.

2) The system have different /etc/corosync/authkey than the other node. This can be seen on other node logs.

Dec 02 14:17:12 ha3 corosync[3273]:   [TOTEM ] Digest does not match
Dec 02 14:17:12 ha3 corosync[3273]:   [TOTEM ] Received message has invalid digest... ignoring.
Dec 02 14:17:12 ha3 corosync[3273]:   [TOTEM ] Invalid packet data

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  • Document ID:7024310
  • Creation Date: 03-Dec-2019
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension

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