fence_compute fails with error "Nova not found or not accessible" in an OSP Pacemaker cluster

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  • A fence_compute stonith device failed during an upgrade from OSP13 to OSP16 with the following errors:
Jul 15 12:44:37 controller-0 /fence_compute[404909]: Nova not found or not accessible
Jul 15 12:44:37 controller-0 /fence_compute[404909]: Please use '-h' for usage


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • OpenStack Platform (OSP)
  • Pacemaker

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