Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 591404
fence_ilo should support login via ssh-keys
Last modified: 2010-05-12 11:37:19 EDT
Description of problem:
The script fence_ilo requires login via ssh using username/password and does not support ssh keys. In our enviroment the ssh-passwords are rotated automatically therefore fence_ilo is not usable.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Execute /sbin/fence_ilo -h
2. It will not display an option to use ssh keys.
Display option for the usage of ssh-keys.
Unfortunately I can't fix this problem. We do not use ssh to connect to ilo/ilo2 machines but we use RIBCL (xml commands) over SSL. I'm aware that there is support for ilo/ilo2 but until recently (I guess ilo2 v1.70+) there was no option to do 'non-graceful shutdown' from ssh cli. Graceful (or proper) shutdown is not usable for cluster purposes.
In some cases it is possible to use (slightly modify) fence_ilo_mp which was developed for iLO MP where we uses ssh to connect to the fencing device.