1.9. cman

1.9.1. RHBA-2011:0036: bug-fix and enhancement update

Updated cman packages that fix bugs and add enhancements are now available.
The Cluster Manager (cman) utility provides user-level services for managing a Linux cluster.
This update applies fixes for the following bugs:
* gfs_controld: fix plock owner in unmount. ( BZ#624554)
* gfs_controld: fix plock owner syncing. ( BZ#624156)
* fenced: use post_join_delay after cluster join. ( BZ#575952)
* group_tool: list more than 64 groups. ( BZ#561509)
* Add extended information to 'group_tool dump plocks' (gfs). ( BZ#514264)
* fence_ipmilan now supports HP iLO 3 devices. ( BZ#548575)
* mkqdisk debug option is no longer position dependent. ( BZ#555246)
* cman can now be rebuilt with latest NSS libraries. ( BZ#575157)
* gfs_controld: set last_plock_time for ownership operations. ( BZ#578632)
* fence_scsi get_scsi_devices() has vastly improved performance. ( BZ#564468)
* If ccsd fails to bind to a socket or send to a socket, ccsd fails to report the IP address and port. ( BZ#573996)
* fence_ilo throws an exception if the user does not have correct privileges. ( BZ#576176)
* fence_ack_manual man page is now up to date. ( BZ#578604)
* Fencing agents now return correct return codes. ( BZ#583034)
* Standard output is now closed in fence_rsb. ( BZ#583040)
* fence_ilo no longer depends on OpenSSL. ( BZ#583049)
* Obtaining metadata from fencing agents now works properly. ( BZ#583053)
* libcman no longer leaks file descriptors. ( BZ#585218)
* fail_to_recv_const has been changed to 2500. ( BZ#587080)
* Fence_vmware and fence_vmware_helper syntax errors have been fixed. ( BZ#590304)
* Quorum is no longer recalculated after a node abruptly leaves cluster. ( BZ#590304)
* fence_apc no longer fails for some port numbers. ( BZ#606315)
* Consensus timeout is now optimized based on node count at cluster startup, significantly reducing failure recovery time in clusters with two members. ( BZ#611391)
* Qdiskd now gives up on heuristics that do not respond prior to the qdisk timeout. ( BZ#589266)
* Multiple mount attempts when mounting the same gfs2 file system no longer fail incorrectly. ( BZ#559735)
* Fencing agent parameters now appear in agent metadata output. ( BZ#619034)
* 'port' is now a synonym of 'module_name' for fence_drac5. ( BZ#619776)
* Some fencing agents do not support login using keys. ( BZ#582334)
* The package no longer overwrites users' log files in /var/log/cluster ( BZ#659090)
In addition, this update adds the following enhancements:
* Use of clustering is now supported within guest virtual machines managed by Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization ( BZ#595458)
* fence_scsi_test can now test preempt-and-abort, enabling administrators to better decide whether their arrays support fence_scsi. ( BZ#603838)
* The use of broacast mode is now supported in some configurations. ( BZ#629652)
* Fence-Agents: Support non-default TCP ports in fence_wti for the different services (SSH / Telnet). ( BZ#572996)
* Two-node clusters may now delay fencing to resolve race-to-fence situations. ( BZ#613064)
* IBM IMMv2 devices are now supported by fence_ipmilan. ( BZ#614198)
* Adding LUNs to fence_scsi without restarting the cluster is now supported. ( BZ#616138)
* A fencing agent for use with Cisco Unified Computing System environments is provided. ( BZ#579859)
* A fencing agent for use with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager is provided. ( BZ#595835)
* A fencing agent for use in clusters utilizing certain switches in conjunction with iSCSI storage is provided. ( BZ#572863)
* WTI VMR devices no longer require their prompts to be set to "IPS". ( BZ#578615)
All cman users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fixes these issues and add these enhancements.

1.9.2. RHEA-2010:0876: enhancement update

Updated cman packages that add enhancements are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
The Cluster Manager (cman) utility provides user-level services for managing a Linux cluster.
This update applies the following enhancement:
* Updated support for newer HP iLO3 devices ( BZ#642700)
In addition, the following fencing devices:
* Brocade 200E * Brocade 300 * Brocade 4100 * Brocade 5100 * Brocade 4900 are now supported for use with Red Hat Enterprise Linux starting with this release ( BZ#643516)
Users of cman are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which address these issues.

1.9.3. RHBA-2010:0611: bug-fix update

Updated cman packages that fix bugs are now available.
The Cluster Manager (cman) utility provides user-level services for managing a Linux cluster.
This update applies the following bug fixes:
* fence_vmware and fence_vmware_helper cannot be executed. ( BZ#606664)
* consensus timeout has been optimized. ( BZ#618639)
Users of cman are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which address these issues.

1.9.4. RHBA-2010:0487: bug-fix update

Updated cman packages that fix a bug are now available.
The Cluster Manager (cman) utility provides user-level services for managing a Linux cluster.
This update applies the following bug fix: * fence_scsi get_scsi_devices() too slow, maybe hanging ( BZ#580158)
Users of cman are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which address this issue.