[ClusterLabs] how to set a dedicated fence delay for a stonith agent ?

Dimitri Maziuk dmaziuk at bmrb.wisc.edu
Wed May 10 13:26:32 EDT 2017

>>>> i remember that digimer often campaigns for a fence delay in a 2-node  cluster.
>>>> But  ... a random delay does not seem to
>>>> be a reliable solution.

> Some fence agents implement a delay parameter of their own, to set a
> fixed delay. I believe that's what digimer uses.

Is it just me or does this sound like catch-22:
- pacemaker does not work reliably without fencing
- fencing in 2-node clusters does not work reliably without fixed delay
- code that ships with pacemaker does not implement fixed delay.

Dimitri Maziuk
BioMagResBank, UW-Madison -- http://www.bmrb.wisc.edu

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