[Linux-cluster] fence/agent/ibmblade udp port patch

Lazar Obradovic laza at yu.net
Thu Sep 9 17:34:16 UTC 2004


this is a patch to allow fence_ibmblade to use udp port other than
standard snmp (udp/161). 

Main reason for this is that IBM BladeCenter MM supports only 3 hosts
and not hostgroups per community, and only 3 communities, which puts a
limit to maximum of 9 nodes in a cluster. 

This is somewhat inconvinient, so, as a workaround, one can install a
udp forwarder on some node(s) (preferably outside cluster) and use only
its address in IBM BladeMM configuration. Port Forwarder will probably
have to use some other port that standard snmp, not to block snmp access
of "relay" node, so that's what this patch is all about. 

Lazar Obradovic, System Engineer
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