[Pacemaker] Fencing of KVM virtual machines

Andrew Beekhof andrew at beekhof.net
Tue Oct 2 05:31:23 EDT 2012

On Tue, Oct 2, 2012 at 3:56 PM, Masopust, Christian
<christian.masopust at siemens.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've running several pacemaker clusters in KVM virtual machines (everything
> based on
> Debian 6) and now it's up to configure fencing...
> I've found that I have to use "fence-virt" for that task
> (http://www.clusterlabs.org/wiki/Guest_Fencing)
> but it seems that it only will work in case my VMs are on a single host
> system.

Not so.  I've never set it up to do what you say, but I know it can.
Lon: are there docs on this anywhere?

> Is anybody of you using fence-virt when the VMs are on different hosts?
> And can anybody explain how to compile and install fence-virt on a Debian 6
> system?
> Thanks a lot!
> Christian
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