[ClusterLabs] Make sure either 0 or all resources in a group are running

Sam Gardner SGardner at trustwave.com
Mon Mar 28 17:31:05 EDT 2016

'on-fail=standby' works well, however, setting a failure-timeout appears
to automatically bring the node out of standby after it expires.

Sam Gardner

On 3/28/16, 3:31 PM, "Ken Gaillot" <kgaillot at redhat.com> wrote:

>On 03/28/2016 02:19 PM, Sam Gardner wrote:
>> Is there any way to modify the behavior of a resource group N of A, B,
>>and C so that either A, B, and C are running on the same node, or none
>>of them are?
>> With Pacemaker 1.1.12 and Corosync 1.4.8, if a group N is defined via:
>> pcs resource group N A B C
>> if resource C cannot run, A and B still do.
>> --
>> Sam Gardner
>The problem with that model is that none of the resources can be placed
>or started, because each depends on the others being placed and started
>I can think of two similar alternatives, though they would only work for
>failures, not for any other reasons C might be stopped:
>* Use on-fail=standby, so that if any resource fails, all resources are
>forced off that node. The node must be manually taken out of standby to
>be used again.
>* Use rules to say that A cannot run on any node where fail-count-B gt 0
>or fail-count-C gt 0, and B cannot run on any node where fail-count C gt
>0. (The group should handle the rest of the dependencies.)
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