[Pacemaker] will online node shoots the standby node when no cluster services?

Arnold Krille arnold at arnoldarts.de
Wed Oct 17 18:58:26 EDT 2012

On Wed, 17 Oct 2012 14:21:24 -0400 Digimer <lists at alteeve.ca> wrote:
> On 10/17/2012 02:10 PM, Jean-Francois Malouin wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > A simple question for a simple 2-nodes cluster running
> > pacemaker-1.0.9, corosync-1.2.1 (Debian/Squeeze): 
> > 
> > will the online node stonith the other standby node if I stop the
> > cluster services on it? (I need to open the chassis)
> > 
> > thanks!
> > jf
> No.
> The idea behind fencing is to restore a node to a known state. If you
> gracefully shutdown the cluster stack, then it is able to inform the
> peer node that it is leaving and will not be offering any clustered
> services. Thus, it is in a known state and all is fine.

If my understanding is correct, the same applies when you "only" put
the node in standby?
At least I couldn't manually fence the node long after I did put it to

Have fun,

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