[Linux-cluster] Virtual machine fence fail question

Lon Hohberger lhh at redhat.com
Tue Feb 23 20:05:11 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-02-23 at 11:05 +0800, Bernard Chew wrote:
> Hi,
> Given I have 2 Red Hat Clusters; 1 cluster consisting of physical
> hosts and another consisting of virtual guests which are hosted in the
> physical hosts. The physical host cluster uses DRAC fencing while the
> virtual guest cluster uses virtual machine fencing.
> If a physical host goes down, I saw that DRAC fencing takes place
> successfully but fencing fail for the virtual guests on the physical
> host which go down (together). Does the virtual machine fencing fails
> because the virtual guests are no longer available? How can I
> configure fencing so that both physical hosts and virtual guests are
> fenced correctly?

Are you using fence_xvm/fence_xvmd or fence_virsh ?

-- Lon

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