Why does my cluster log the message "daemon cpg_join error retrying"?

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  • My cluster shows all nodes as online but I am unable to start any cluster services like cman or rgmanager
  • When I start cman it hangs at Starting Fencing
  • I see errors like this in the logs:
fenced[3532]: fenced started
dlm_controld[4064]: dlm_controld started
gfs_controld[402]: gfs_controld started
fenced[3532]: cpg_join error retrying
dlm_controld[4064]: daemon cpg_join error retrying
gfs_controld[402]: daemon cpg_join error retrying


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6 (with the High Availability Add on)

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