[Pacemaker] stonith and pacemaker with Centos 6

Andreas Kurz andreas.kurz at gmail.com
Fri Sep 16 17:01:08 EDT 2011

On 09/16/2011 09:09 PM, Charles Richard wrote:
> Hi,
> Not sure if this question is appropriate on this thread but I'm
> following a pacemaker doc to get a 2 node mysql cluster working and the
> doc mentioned that installing Stonith and having it enabled is preferable.
> Well on my centos 6 box, i installed pacemaker but when i try to run the
> command "stonith -L" as suggested in this doc, i get command not found.
> Any idea how i could get this installed?

In centos/rhel/sl 6 there is no "stonith" but "fence-agents" package
available ... the RHCS fencing agents.

These fence-agents can be used like the stonith agents, you will find
some threads on pacemaker mailing-list e.g.


to see how they can be used.


> Thanks and sorry if there's confusion on my part, still trying to
> understand all the moving pieces.
> Cheers!
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