Cluster Suite: Manual Fencing

Fencing is a mechanism to isolate one node of the cluster in case it is not working properly, usually it happens when a node loses connectivity with the other.  (Fencing do not happen in case of resources block or fail). Here is the way to do manual fencing.

manual fencing using ilo interface

fence_ilo -a ip-server-ilo -l admin -p password-ilo -O operator

Other way (it dipendes by the version):

fence_node_manual server_name
fence_node server_name

In case of fance fail, fence_ack_node let active server works as the fail server has been fenced:

fence_ack_node server_name

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.