[Linux-cluster] Fencing agents on DELL PowerEdge servers

Lon Hohberger lhh at redhat.com
Tue Feb 14 22:14:53 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-02-10 at 16:10 -0500, Andrew C. Dingman wrote:
> I'm not entirely sure I know which cluster suite versions you mean, but
> using the cluster suite sold for with RHEL 3 all the fencing devices
> were Perl scripts. 

GFS for RHEL3 used perl scripts.

RHCS for RHEL3 used binary modules.

> I managed to write a couple of my own using the
> examples, one a modified agent for APC 7901 power strips and one for
> DRAM/MC devices in blad chassis. The DRAC/MC one is vastly simpler, and
> it seems that one for a regular drac would be even a bit easier. Cluster
> Suite in RHEL 4 supports DRACs out of the box in the GUI, though I
> haven't tested it.

For GFS on RHEL3 and RHEL4 (and RHCS on RHEL4), the fencing agents are

-- Lon

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