[ClusterLabs] Problem with stonith and starting services

Klaus Wenninger kwenning at redhat.com
Wed Jul 5 10:58:01 EDT 2017

On 07/05/2017 04:50 PM, Cesar Hernandez wrote:
>> Not a good idea probably - and the reason for what you are experiencing ;-)
>> If you have problems starting the nodes within a certain time-window
>> disabling startup-fencing might be an option to consider although dangerous.
>> But you definitely shouldn't have a fencing-agent that claims to have fenced
>> a node if it is not sure - rather the other way round if in doubt.
> Thanks. But I think is not a good idea to disable startup fencing: I have shared disks (drbd) and stonith is very important in this scenario

True! Which is why I mentioned it to be dangerous.
But your fencing-agent is even more dangerous ;-)

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