[Linux-cluster] Re: [Cluster-devel] Prototype Fencing Agent for Raritan eRIC G4

Subhendu Ghosh sghosh at redhat.com
Wed Jun 10 18:49:24 UTC 2009

Gordan Bobic wrote:
> As the subject line says. The agent is attached.
> As all currently included fencing agents, this one is also written in
> Perl, and has the same requirements and dependencies as the DRAC fencing
> agent (Net::Telnet, Getopt::Std).
> What does it take to get it included in the distro? ;)
> Many thanks.
> Gordan

Hi Gordan

Would it be possible to look at migrating this agent to SSH (more secure)
or to SNMP (less screen scraping)?

Look at fence_cisco as an example of snmp usage.

Long term maintainability of screen scraping is an issue with firmware changes.

Also it seems that card has IPMI support. If so, can use test with fence_ipmi?
Would remove the need for yet-another-agent ;)


Subhendu Ghosh
Red Hat
Email: sghosh at redhat.com

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