The CTDB IP address doesn't fail-over correctly when rebooting a Red Hat Storage peer node

Solution Unverified - Updated -

Issue

  • When a Red Hat Storage node running Clustered Trivial DataBase (CTDB) is hung and rebooted, the CTDB configured IP address does not fail-over to the other configured running nodes.

  • The following messages may be seen in the /var/log/log.ctdb log file:

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2013/05/06 09:57:05.999968 [19435]: We are still serving a public address 'X.X.X.X' that we should not be serving.
2013/05/06 09:57:06.000010 [19435]: Trigger takeoverrun
2013/05/06 09:57:07.465090 [19435]: We are still serving a public address 'X.X.X.X' that we should not be serving.
2013/05/06 09:57:07.465135 [19435]: Trigger takeoverrun
2013/05/06 09:57:07.472498 [19380]: server/ctdb_takeover.c:787 release_ip of IP X.X.X.X is known to the kernel, but we have no interface assigned, has someone manually configured it?banning ourself
2013/05/06 09:57:07.472524 [19380]: Banning this node for 300 seconds
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Environment

  • Red Hat Storage Server (RHSS) 2.1

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