[Pacemaker] stonith on node-add

Andreas Kurz andreas at hastexo.com
Wed Jan 30 17:36:53 EST 2013

On 2013-01-30 20:51, Matthew O'Connor wrote:
> Hi!  I must be doing something stupidly wrong...  every time I add a new
> node to my live cluster, the first thing the cluster decides to do is
> STONITH the node, and despite any precautions I take (other than
> flat-out disabling STONITH during the reconfiguration).  Is this
> normal?  I'm currently running (sadly) Pacemaker 1.1.5.  It's not a big
> deal, just inconvenient, though it disturbs me regarding the stability
> of the other cluster nodes - not that they go down, but I want to know
> that what I'm doing isn't putting them at risk, either.

this is expected, the default is to fence unseen nodes to "clear" their
state .... the cluster-property to influence this behavior:

startup-fencing (boolean, [true]): STONITH unseen nodes


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