fence_rhevm fails with "Unable to obtain correct plug status or plug is not available"

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Issue

  • Cluster resources not failing over in virtualized environment
  • fence_rhevm fails with error Unable to obtain correct plug status or plug is not available
Feb  5 19:14:14 node-a stonith-ng[2026]: warning: fence_rhevm[21767] stderr: [ Failed: Unable to obtain correct plug status or plug is not available ]
Feb  5 19:14:14 node-a stonith-ng[2026]: warning: fence_rhevm[21767] stderr: [  ]
Feb  5 19:14:14 node-a stonith-ng[2026]: warning: fence_rhevm[21767] stderr: [  ]
Feb  5 19:14:14 node-a stonith-ng[2026]:   error: Operation 'reboot' [21767] (call 12 from crmd.2032) for host 'node-a' with device 'rhevm_fence' returned: -201 (Generic Pacemaker error)
Feb  5 19:14:14 node-a stonith-ng[2026]:  notice: Couldn't find anyone to fence (reboot) node-a with any device

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 7 (with the High Availability Add-on)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 8 (with the High Availability Add-on)
  • fence_rhevm

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