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  • STONITH prevents "split-brain" operation, with the consequent risk of file corruption, that could occur if both nodes attempt to play the primary role at the same time.

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  • A script called "shoot the other node in the head (STONITH)" shuts down the primary node before the secondary node comes online.

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  • Instead of calling out to a physical STONITH device, the DomU cluster instead instructs the Dom0 cluster that it wants a specific node restarted or turned off.

    Linux-HA - Recent changes [en]

  • The solution is to integrate the two layers of clusters, in particular with regard to to STONITH.

    Linux-HA - Recent changes [en]

  • Reliable STONITH mechanisms for error recovery and to protect data integrity; the guest must be disabled and acknowledged.

    Linux-HA - Recent changes [en]

  • Configure the Dom0 cluster like you would configure any other production-ready system, paying particular attention to the STONITH setup.

    Linux-HA - Recent changes [en]

  • The Dom0 cluster must have physical STONITH configured.

    Linux-HA - Recent changes [en]

  • In case there is a DomU stop failure (due to a crashed hypervisor), split-brain or physical node failure, the Dom0 cluster can properly interact with the physical STONITH devices to faciliate recovery.

    Linux-HA - Recent changes [en]

  • I found that STONITH is supposed to be able to do that with "external / vmware" plugin, but don't find any information on it. don't know how it works and what the script has to look like.

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  • STONITH or STOMITH, even though this really isn't a cluster, but it gets the point across).

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  • A typically delightful qroqqa contribution.

    November 5, 2015

  • An action taken by a standby node (server) that was been unexpectedly promoted to primary node in a failover, because the heartbeat between them has gone wrong. As it is unknown when or if the original primary node will recover and start behaving as a primary node, it may be necessary to stop it doing so: Shoot The Other Node In The Head (STONITH). Gee I love that kind of talk.

    November 5, 2015