How can I configure power fencing for the IBM POWER platform using an HMC in a RHEL High Availability cluster?

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  • We need to configure fencing in our cluster that runs on LPARs on IBM POWER architecture with an HMC?
  • What is the fence agent for LPARs in IBM POWER systems and how to implement it into our cluster?
  • How can I configure fence_lpar for IBM POWER?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 or 8 with High Availability or Resilient Storage Add-On
  • IBM POWER 8 or 9 System

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