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Re: [Linux-cluster] Fencing Module for VMware ESX and GSX



On Wed, 2005-08-31 at 10:30 -0500, Zach Lowry wrote:
> Hello!
> 
> I recently deployed GFS between 2 virtual machines on a VMware ESX  
> server and had a problem because there was no fencing module that  
> could handle this architecture. So, using the fence_apc module as a  
> template, I wrote a compatible module, fence_vmware. Now, since I  
> didn't want to rewrite GFS and recompile to use this new module, I am  
> currently using it as a drop-in replacement for the fence_apc module,  
> and using the APC configuration syntax. However, this code seems to  
> work just right when a machine misses sync, it will log into the  
> VMware ESX server and attempt to do a soft reboot of the VM, then a  
> hard reboot if necessary. I hope to see this incorporated into the  
> GFS tree, but if not it will be available on my website.
> 
> Attached is a copy of the source, also available at http:// 
> www.zachlowry.net/software.php, along with a sample configuration.

Is the on/off/reboot case sensitive?

-- Lon


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