rgmanager service never fully starts after logging "Initializing" or "Loading Resource Rules" in RHEL 5 or 6

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  • When we do a service rgmanager start, it logs "Initializing" but then seems to get stuck
  • clustat doesn't show any service output on one node, and doesn't show rgmanager next to that node's name on any node
  • The rgmanager service on one node cannot start correctly.
  • The rgmanager log shows "Loading Resource Rules" and then nothing else, and clustat shows no service output:
Jan 30 17:40:35 rgmanager Resource Group Manager Starting
Jan 30 17:40:35 rgmanager DBus Notifications Initialized
Jan 30 17:40:35 rgmanager Loading Service Data
Jan 30 17:40:35 rgmanager Loading Resource Rules


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 or 6 with the High Availability Add On
  • rgmanager

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