ip resource "Failed to ping <address>" randomly after it has been running for some time in a RHEL 5 or 6 High Availability cluster

Solution In Progress - Updated -


  • My cluster service was running fine for a long time, and then failed randomly. It showed the ip failed to ping
May 25 09:23:42 node1 clurgmgrd: [25742]: <warning> Failed to ping
May 25 09:23:42 node1 clurgmgrd[25742]: <notice> status on ip "" returned 1 (generic error)


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 or 6 with the High Availability Add On
  • rgmanager
  • One or more <ip/> resources in /etc/cluster/cluster.conf

Subscriber exclusive content

A Red Hat subscription provides unlimited access to our knowledgebase, tools, and much more.

Current Customers and Partners

Log in for full access

Log In

New to Red Hat?

Learn more about Red Hat subscriptions

Using a Red Hat product through a public cloud?

How to access this content