[Linux-cluster] not fencing a voting node dangerous?

Lon Hohberger lhh at redhat.com
Mon Jul 17 17:16:22 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-07-14 at 15:57 +0200, Riaan van Niekerk wrote:

> My question is about fencing of the voting node: Since it will not be 
> accessing the shared storage, can I have it running without a fencing 
> device? 

You do not need fencing if the node can not access shared data.

> Under what circumstances would not having this node fenceable be dangerous?

There should not be any dangerous circumstances.  Fencing protects
shared data.

-- Lon

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