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DRBDADM

DRBDADM

Section: System Administration (8) Updated: 5 Dec 2008
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NAME

drbdadm - Administration tool for DRBD . 

SYNOPSIS

drbdadm [-d] [-c {file}] [-t {file}] [-s {cmd}] [-m {cmd}] [-S] [-h {host}] [-- {backend-options}] {command} [all | resource...]
 

DESCRIPTION

Drbdadm

is the high level tool of the DRBD program suite. Drbdadm is to drbdsetup and drbdmeta what ifup/ifdown is to ifconfig. Drbdadm reads its configuration file and performs the specified commands by calling the drbdsetup and/or the drbdmeta program.  

OPTIONS

-d, --dry-run

Just prints the calls of drbdsetup to stdout, but does not run the commands.

-c, --config-file file

Specifies the configuration file drbdadm will use. If this parameter is not specified, drbdadm will look for /etc/drbd-83.conf, /etc/drbd-08.conf and /etc/drbd.conf.

-t, --config-to-test file

Specifies an additional configuration file drbdadm to check. This option is only allowed with the dump and the sh-nop commands.

-s, --drbdsetup file

Specifies the full path to the drbdsetup program. If this option is omitted, drbdadm will look for /sbin/drbdsetup and ./drbdsetup.

-m, --drbdmeta file

Specifies the full path to the drbdmeta program. If this option is omitted, drbdadm will look for /sbin/drbdmeta and ./drbdmeta.

-S, --stacked

Specifies that this command should be performed on a stacked resource.

-P, --peer

Specifies to which peer node to connect. Only necessary if there are more than two host sections in the resource you are working on.

-- backend-options

All options following the doubly hyphen are considered backend-options. These are passed through to the backend command. I.e. to drbdsetup, drbdmeta or drbd-proxy-ctl.
 

COMMANDS

attach

Attaches a local backing block device to the DRBD resource's device.

detach

Removes the backing storage device from a DRBD resource's device.

connect

Sets up the network configuration of the resource's device. If the peer device is already configured, the two DRBD devices will connect. If there are more than two host sections in the resource you need to use the --peer option to select the peer you want to connect to.

disconnect

Removes the network configuration from the resource. The device will then go into StandAlone state.

syncer

Loads the resynchronization parameters into the device.

up

Is a shortcut for attach and connect.

down

Is a shortcut for disconnect and detach.

primary

Promote the resource's device into primary role. You need to do this before any access to the device, such as creating or mounting a file system.

secondary

Brings the device back into secondary role. This is needed since in a connected DRBD device pair, only one of the two peers may have primary role (except if allow-two-primaries is explicitly set in the configuration file).

invalidate

Forces DRBD to consider the data on the local backing storage device as out-of-sync. Therefore DRBD will copy each and every block from its peer, to bring the local storage device back in sync.

invalidate-remote

This command is similar to the invalidate command, however, the peer's backing storage is invalidated and hence rewritten with the data of the local node.

resize

Causes DRBD to re-examine all sizing constraints, and resize the resource's device accordingly. For example, if you increased the size of your backing storage devices (on both nodes, of course), then DRBD will adopt the new size after you called this command on one of your nodes. Since new storage space must be synchronised this command only works if there is at least one primary node present.

The --assume-peer-has-space allows you to resize a device which is currently not connected to the peer. Use with care, since if you do not resize the peer's disk as well, further connect attempts of the two will fail.

check-resize

Calls drbdmeta to eventually move internal meta data. If the backing device was resized, while DRBD was not running, meta data has to be moved to the end of the device, so that the next attach command can succeed.

create-md

Initializes the meta data storage. This needs to be done before a DRBD resource can be taken online for the first time. In case of issues with that command have a look at drbdmeta(8)

get-gi

Shows a short textual representation of the data generation identifiers.

show-gi

Prints a textual representation of the data generation identifiers including explanatory information.

dump-md

Dumps the whole contents of the meta data storage, including the stored bit-map and activity-log, in a textual representation.

outdate

Sets the outdated flag in the meta data.

adjust

Synchronizes the configuration of the device with your configuration file. You should always examine the output of the dry-run mode before actually executing this command.

wait-connect

Waits until the device is connected to its peer device.

role

Shows the current roles of the devices (local/peer). E.g. Primary/Secondary

state

Deprecated alias for "role", see above.

cstate

Shows the current connection state of the devices.

status

Shows the current status of all devices defined in the current config file, in XML-like format. Example output:

<drbd-status version="8.3.2" api="88">
<resources config_file="/etc/drbd.conf">
<resource minor="0" name="s0" cs="SyncTarget" st1="Secondary" st2="Secondary"
          ds1="Inconsistent" ds2="UpToDate" resynced_precent="5.9" />
<resource minor="1" name="s1" cs="WFConnection" st1="Secondary"
          st2="Unknown" ds1="Inconsistent" ds2="Outdated" />
<resource minor="3" name="dummy" cs="Unconfigured" />
<!-- resource minor="4" name="scratch" not available or not yet created -->
</resources>
</drbd-status>

dump

Just parse the configuration file and dump it to stdout. May be used to check the configuration file for syntactic correctness.

outdate

Used to mark the node's data as outdated. Usually used by the peer's fence-peer handler.

verify

Starts online verify. During online verify, data on both nodes is compared for equality. See /proc/drbd for online verify progress. If out-of-sync blocks are found, they are not resynchronized automatically. To do that, disconnect and connect the resource when verification has completed.

See also the notes on data integrity on the drbd.conf manpage.

pause-sync

Temporarily suspend an ongoing resynchronization by setting the local pause flag. Resync only progresses if neither the local nor the remote pause flag is set. It might be desirable to postpone DRBD's resynchronization until after any resynchronization of the backing storage's RAID setup.

resume-sync

Unset the local sync pause flag.

new-current-uuid

Generates a new currend UUID and rotates all other UUID values.

This can be used to shorten the initial resync of a cluster. See the drbdsetup manpage for a more details.

dstate

Show the current state of the backing storage devices. (local/peer)

hidden-commands

Shows all commands undocumented on purpose.
 

VERSION

This document was revised for version 8.3.2 of the DRBD distribution.  

AUTHOR

Written by Philipp Reisner philipp.reisner@linbit.com and Lars Ellenberg lars.ellenberg@linbit.com  

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to drbd-user@lists.linbit.com.  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2001-2008 LINBIT Information Technologies, Philipp Reisner, Lars Ellenberg. This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  

SEE ALSO

drbd.conf(5), drbd(8), drbddisk(8), drbdsetup(8), drbdmeta(8) and the m[blue]DRBD project web sitem[][1]  

NOTES

1.
DRBD project web site
http://www.drbd.org/


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
COMMANDS
VERSION
AUTHOR
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO
NOTES

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Time: 22:01:33 GMT, April 16, 2011