The configuration process for the client or SFHA cluster to use CP server as a coordination point requires editing the
You need to edit this file to specify the following information for your configuration:
Fencing disk policy (if applicable to your I/O fencing configuration)
CP server or CP servers
Coordinator disk group (if applicable to your I/O fencing configuration)
Set the order of coordination points
Whenever coordinator disks are used as coordination points in your I/O fencing configuration, you must create a disk group (vxfencoorddg). You must specify this disk group in the
The customized fencing framework also generates the
/etc/vxfentab file which has coordination points (all the CP servers and disks from disk group specified in
To configure server-based fencing on the SFHA cluster manually
You must change the values of the VXFEN_START and the VXFEN_STOP environment variables to 1.
/etc/vxfenmodefile values to meet your configuration specifications.
If your server-based fencing configuration uses a single highly available CP server as its only coordination point, make sure to add the single_cp=1 entry in the
If you want the vxfen module to use a specific order of coordination points during a network partition scenario, set the vxfen_honor_cp_order value to be 1. By default, the parameter is disabled.
The following sample file output displays what the
/etc/vxfenmode file contains:
/etc/vxfenmodefile, run the vxfen init script to start fencing.
# /etc/init.d/vxfen start