exportfs resource creation fails with "Error: Value 'X' of option 'fsid' is not unique across 'ocf:heartbeat:exportfs' resources" in a Pacemaker cluster

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  • Creation of a second ocf:heartbeat:exportfs resource to export a directory to a different clientspec fails.
  • The fsid attribute of the ocf:heartbeat:exportfs resource agent is marked as unique in the metadata.
# pcs resource create export1 ocf:heartbeat:exportfs clientspec= directory=/mnt fsid=1
# pcs resource create export2 ocf:heartbeat:exportfs clientspec= directory=/mnt fsid=1
Error: Value '1' of option 'fsid' is not unique across 'ocf:heartbeat:exportfs' resources. Following resources are configured with the same value of the instance attribute: 'export1', use --force to override


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (with the High Availability Add-on)
    • pcs-0.9.167-el7 or later
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (with the High Availability Add-on)
    • pcs-0.10.2-4.el8 or later

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