[Pacemaker] best/proper way to shut down a node for service

Andrew Beekhof andrew at beekhof.net
Thu Jan 31 22:39:27 EST 2013

On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 2:21 PM, Brian J. Murrell <brian at interlinx.bc.ca> wrote:
> OK.  So you have a corosync cluster of nodes with pacemaker managing
> resources on them, including (of course) STONITH.
> What's the best/proper way to shut down a node, say, for maintenance
> such that pacemaker doesn't go trying to "fix" that situation and
> STONITHing it to try to bring it back up, etc.?

If you shut down the cluster on that node, the other wont do anything to it.
Nothing special is needed, just reverse whatever you did to start it
up (on some systems its "service openais stop", on others its "service
pacemaker stop && service cman stop")

> Currently my practice for STONITH is to have it reboot.  Maybe it's a
> better practice to have STONITH configured to just power a node down and
> not try to power it back up for this exact reason?
> Any other suggestions welcome.
> Cheers,
> b.
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