stonith-timeout property is ignored when running pcs stonith fence command in a Pacemaker cluster

Solution In Progress - Updated -

Issue

  • The stonith-timeout cluster property only applies to stonith actions (on/off/reboot) created by the Pacemaker scheduler.
  • stonith-timeout does not apply to fencing by the stonith_admin or pcs stonith fence <node> commands.
  • Why did my fence test time out even after I increased stonith-timeout?

Environment

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

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