[ClusterLabs] STONITH on a vmWare server I dont have control

Carlos Xavier cbastos at connection.com.br
Thu May 28 16:14:32 EDT 2015


We are moving from phisical machines to virtualhosts under vmWare on a
We dont have acess to the vmWare Server, Just to its VMs

The servers run on a OpenSuse 12.3 with
Corosync 1.4.3
Pacemaker 1.1.7

It uses OCFS2 filesystem to run MySQL and Httpd servers.

I tryed to setup a external/sbd method following the steps at 


As it is a virtual Server I had to use a soft watchdog, I configured the
module softdog to be loaded at boot and set the STONITH on Pacemaker

primitive stonith_sbd stonith:external/sbd

After this I rebooted the host and ended with a infinite reboot :-( 

With this condition what are the options to get the STONITH working on
Can someone please shade some light on this issue?


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