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Fencing agent "fence_idrac" fails to work with iDRAC7

Updated 2014-02-04T20:53:59+00:00

Issue

  • On Dell server with iDRAC7 interface the fence_idrac fails. In the file /etc/cluster.cong the devices are configured with drac5 agents:
<fencedevice agent="fence_drac5" cmd_prompt="\/-&gt;" secure="1" ipaddr="AAA.BBB.CCC.DDD" login="<login>" name="<name>" passwd="***"/>
<fencedevice agent="fence_drac5" cmd_prompt="\/-&gt;" secure="1" ipaddr="AAA.BBB.CCC.DDD" login="<login>" name="<name>" passwd="***"/>
<fencedevice agent="fence_drac5" cmd_prompt="\/-&gt;" secure="1" ipaddr="AAA.BBB.CCC.DDD" login="<login>" name="<name>" passwd="***"/>

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6 (with the High Availability or Resilient Storage Add Ons)

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