Pacemaker and STONITH Tuning for Fencing Agent (fence_vmware_soap & fence_vmware_rest) Stability Issues with Virtualized Cluster Nodes running as VMware Guests

Solution In Progress - Updated -


  • stability and reliability issues with the pacemaker fencing agent ( fence_vmware_soap or fence_vmware_rest ) causing the resources to enter either stopped or failed states


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 High-Availability cluster
  • Cluster nodes that are running as VMware guests
    • vCenter & ESXi versions 6.5 and later

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