Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 146716
RFE: Dell DRAC fencing agent support
Last modified: 2009-04-16 15:56:37 EDT
Description of problem:
There has been a request to add support for the Dell DRAC cards.
These cards provide the functionality necessary to power on and off
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
At the moment, the DRAC 3 firmware lacks the ability to query the
current power state of a node. This means that there there is no way
of checking to see if a node is actually powered off or not. As a
result, it is not possible to safely create a fencing agent that uses
the DRAC cards until the ability to query the power status has been
Marking this bug as DEFERRED until Dell implements this important feature.