4.5. Cisco UCS

Table 4.6, “Cisco UCS” lists the fence device parameters used by fence_cisco_ucs, the fence agent for Cisco UCS.

Table 4.6. Cisco UCS

luci Field cluster.conf Attribute Description
Name name A name for the Cisco UCS device.
IP Address or Hostname ipaddr The IP address or host name assigned to the device.
IP port (optional) ipport The TCP port to use to connect to the device.
Login login The login name used to access the device.
Password passwd The password used to authenticate the connection to the device.
Password Script (optional) passwd_script The script that supplies a password for access to the fence device. Using this supersedes the Password parameter.
Use SSL ssl Use SSL connections to communicate with the device.
Sub-Organization suborg Additional path needed to access suborganization.
Power Wait (seconds) power_wait Number of seconds to wait after issuing a power off or power on command.
Power Timeout (seconds) power_timeout Number of seconds to continue testing for a status change after issuing a power off or power on command. The default value is 20.
Shell Timeout (seconds) shell_timeout Number of seconds to wait for a command prompt after issuing a command. The default value is 3.
Login Timeout (seconds) login_timeout Number of seconds to wait for a command prompt after login. The default value is 5.
Times to Retry Power On Operation retry_on Number of attempts to retry a power on operation. The default value is 1.
Port (Outlet) Number port Name of virtual machine.
Delay (optional) delay The number of seconds to wait before fencing is started. The default value is 0.
Figure 4.5, “Cisco UCS” shows the configuration screen for adding a Cisco UCS fence device.
Cisco UCS

Figure 4.5. Cisco UCS

The following command creates a fence device instance for a Cisco UCS device:
ccs -f cluster.conf --addfencedev ucs agent=fence_cisco_ucs ipaddr= login=root passwd=password123 \
The following is an example cluster.conf entry for the fence_cisco_ucs device as created using either Conga or ccs:

  <fencedevice agent="fence_cisco_ucs" ipaddr="" login="root" name="ciscoucstest1" \
    passwd="password123" power_wait="60" ssl="on" suborg="/org-RHEL/org-Fence/"/>