[Pacemaker] configuring pingd and hbaping with CentOS 5's heartbeat rpms.

Dejan Muhamedagic dejanmm at fastmail.fm
Wed Jun 10 10:39:29 EDT 2009


On Tue, Jun 09, 2009 at 02:44:21PM -0600, Lundgren, Andrew wrote:
> I am working on configuring my first clusters using Linux HA.
> I started with 2.99 and ended up falling back to 2.1.3 because
> I want the snmp functionality provided by hbagent and it seemed
> to be gone from the newer versions.

I'd suggest to try again. You'll get much better support and
better code and more features. hbagent is part of the
pacemaker-mgmt package.

> I have managed to get my two nodes talking, my resources are
> failing back and forth and traps are being sent on the events.
> I am having some trouble figuring out how to get pingd to work
> to detect when my machines can't talk to their gateway to
> trigger a failover.


> The other thing that I want to configure is the hbaping to
> trigger a failover when my fibre channel connectivity to my
> shared drive fails.  There doesn't seem to be a lot of
> documentation for these features in this version of the
> software that I have been able to find.

Did you check this http://www.linux-ha.org/ha.cf/HbapingDirective

> Can someone point me to a good source of documentation or
> provide an XML snippet and explanation on how to configure
> these features?

I think you'll find a bunch of XML snippets for pingd in the
archives of the mailing list. With hbaping, the situation is
probably different, though I'm sure that there are people using


> Thank you.
> --
> Andrew Lundgren

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