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Re: [Linux-cluster] Disable fencing in a non-shared storage cluster



On Wed, 2009-04-01 at 14:03 -0500, David Teigland wrote:
> You may want something to terminate the IP, but I wouldn't use the word
> "fencing" to describe it, just to avoid confusion.  Fencing is explicitly
> defined as disabling access to shared storage devices.
> 

IMHO, "fencing" now means the pratical use of it. It might mean
disabling access to storage, but most of the time it means STONITH.

> That said, you may be able to use the fencing capabilities to implement what
> you need.
> 

And that would be...? Connecting to the (probably unreachable) machine
and shutting down its network interface? 

Call me paranoid, but I would always go for power cycling *first*.

> Dave
> 

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Cleber Rodrigues <crosa redhat com>
Solutions Architect - Red Hat, Inc.


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