Bug 1475127 - Specify the requirement of stonith/fencing configuration for supported cluster
Specify the requirement of stonith/fencing configuration for supported cluster
Status: NEW
Product: Red Hat OpenStack
Classification: Red Hat
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10.0 (Newton)
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Reported: 2017-07-26 02:39 EDT by Jaison Raju
Modified: 2018-07-06 10:11 EDT (History)
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Description Jaison Raju 2017-07-26 02:39:30 EDT
For a supported pacemaker cluster stonith is expected to be configured so that auto recovery is possible .
Many a times customer does not opt this as there is no reference of this in RHOS docs .
Some times customer dont configure as they dont want so much sofistication or dont have highly reliable network or a fence device for such configuration .
Nevertheless auto recover feature is expected for a Red Hat supported cluster .

>> This information needs to be added in following doc:
https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/red_hat_openstack_platform/10/html-single/understanding_red_hat_openstack_platform_high_availability/

Here is some information that needs to be added :
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https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/7/html-single/High_Availability_Add-On_Administration/index.html
1.3. FENCING CONFIGURATION

You must configure a fencing device for each node in the cluster. For general information about configuring fencing devices, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 High Availability Add-On Reference.

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https://access.redhat.com/solutions/15575
Fencing Requirements
For RHEL 6 and RHEL 7 High Availability Clusters with pacemaker, you must have the cluster property stonith-enabled set to true. Even with devices configured, if stonith-enabled is false, these devices will not be used and the configuration is functionally equivalent to not having any fence devices at all.

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Auto recovery cannot be expected without stonith configuration .
This bug should be cloned for all versions RHOS7-RHOS11 & future .

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