How can I configure my RHEL High Availability cluster with pacemaker to monitor the link status of a network interface and relocate resources if a failure occurs?

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  • I am running an IPaddr2 resource in my cluster, but it doesn't react when the link goes down. How can I tell pacemaker to monitor the link and run this resource on a node that has an active link?
  • I'm using the ethmonitor resource agent and it logs monitor failures when the link goes down, but the resource doesn't fail or move to another location.
  • How can I configure my cluster to monitor a network link and move resources somewhere else if the link fails?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6, 7, 8 and 9 with the High Availability Add On
  • pacemaker
  • One or more network interfaces that need to be monitored for health

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