fence_aws stonith operation sends too many DescribeInstances API calls, which can cause throttling and unexpected behavior

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  • The fence_aws agent makes a DescribeInstances API call at 1-second intervals during off, on, and reboot actions.
  • Can I increase the delay between power status checks during a stonith action?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 or 8 (with the High Availability Add-on)
  • AWS EC2 instances
  • fence_aws

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