[Pacemaker] cibadmin vs. crm

Dominik Klein dk at in-telegence.net
Thu Jul 9 02:03:17 EDT 2009

Both work, in fact crm uses cibadmin in the background for some commands.

crm uses readable, easier to remember syntax and commands, whereas
cibadmin needs xml input (at least most of the time).

So it's basically a question of preference.


Ryan Steele wrote:
> My apologies if this is documented somewhere - I couldn't seem to find it if it is, but I'm certainly happy to be
> pointed in the right direction if that's the case.
> While both the 'crm' and 'cibadmin' binaries appear as though they can be used to configure a cluster, is either
> "preferred" in the general sense?  If not, how about for a particular fitness, purpose, or operation?  Or is it really
> just personal preference?
> I appreciate any insight and/or pearls of wisdom.
> Regards,
> Ryan

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