Filesystem resource monitor operation fails when the mountpoint directory is a symlink

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  • The Filesystem resource agent cannot find the mount point during the monitor operation if the mount point is a symlink.
  • Filesystem monitor operation fails immediately after start operation succeeds.
  • Cluster nodes keep fencing each other after Filesystem monitor failures.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, 7, or 8 (with the High Availability Add-on)
  • Pacemaker

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