[ClusterLabs] Why do clusters have a name?

Digimer lists at alteeve.ca
Tue Mar 26 16:25:01 EDT 2019

On 2019-03-26 4:12 p.m., Brian Reichert wrote:
> This will sound like a dumb question:
> The manpage for pcs(8) implies that to set up a cluster, one needs
> to provide a name.
> Why do clusters have names?
> Is there a use case wherein there would be multiple clusters visible
> in an administrative UI, such that they'd need to be differentiated?

It's possible, yes.

In our case, we treat each pair of nodes as a single "logic unit", and
expand by adding in new "pairs". Each pair is it's own cluster, managed

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