pcs resource create fails with "Error: 'RSC' is not a group"

Solution In Progress - Updated -


  • A resource is deleted while a node is in standby mode or offline. Then pcs resource create fails to create a new resource as a member of a new group with the same name as the deleted resource.
[root@fastvm-rhel-8-0-23 pcs]# pcs cluster status
 Node List:
   * Node node1: standby
   * Online: [ node2 ]

[root@fastvm-rhel-8-0-23 pcs]# pcs resource create dummy ocf:heartbeat:Dummy

[root@fastvm-rhel-8-0-23 pcs]# pcs resource delete dummy
Attempting to stop: dummy... Stopped

[root@fastvm-rhel-8-0-23 pcs]# pcs resource create my_rsc ocf:heartbeat:Dummy --group dummy
Error: 'dummy' is not a group


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

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