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RE: [Linux-cluster] Fencing with SUN X4100



Thank's for your answer. I went trough the documentation this morning
and found the same. 

By the way: The fence_ipmilan tool has a problem if the password
contains a character which is interpreted by the shell as for example
"$". 

	Pedro

> 
> It is not necessary to develop a fencing agent for SUN. Just use the
ipmi
> agent, it works, as SUN supports IPMI 2.0 on the X4x00.
> 
> How to do it:
> 
> Create a user for fencing through the SUN Remote Service Board Web
> Management,
> give this user full rights.
> 
> Install if not already done: OpenIPMI and OpenIPMI-tools
> 
> Test the fencing with the following command:
> 
> fence_ipmilan -l username -p password -a IPAddresse-management -o
status -
> v
> 
> This should give you back something like:
> 
> Getting status of IPMI:192.168.160.12...Spawning: '/usr/bin/ipmitool
-I
> lan -H
> IPaddress -U username -P password -v chassis power status'...
> Chassis power = On
> Done
> 
> 
> For SUN Fire V40Z servers fencing will also work with IPMI, but it is
a
> little
> bit different, as it only support IPMI 1.5:
> 
> Log in through ssh to the Remote Service board, enable ipmi:
> 
> ipmi enable channel lan
> 
> (uhh, you should give ipmi a password, but don't ask how, look into
the
> documentation)
> 
> The fencing command looks like the following:
> 
> fence_ipmilan -p password -a IPAddresse-management -o status -v
> 
> Note that there is no Username!
> 
> Sincerly,
> Klaus
> 
> 
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