An ocf:pacemaker:controld resource (dlm) fails to start with : "ERROR: The cluster property stonith-enabled may not be deactivated to use the DLM"

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • The start operation of the cluster resource ocf:pacemaker:controld fails to start with the error not configured
  • Below failed action for the resource ocf:pacemaker:controld is observed in the pcs status output :

    Failed Resource Actions :
    * dlm_start_0 on rhel8b 'not configured' (6): call=19, status='complete', last-rc-change='Fri Feb 24 03:33:21 2023', queued=0ms, exec=90ms


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 7, 8 or 9 (with the High Availability and Resilient Storage Add Ons)
  • Pacemaker
  • Global Filesystem 2 (GFS2)

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