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FENCE_AGENT

FENCE_AGENT

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NAME

fence_bladecenter - Fence agent for IBM BladeCenter  

DESCRIPTION

fence_bladecenter is an I/O Fencing agent which can be used with IBM Bladecenters with recent enough firmware that includes telnet support. It logs into a Brocade chasis via telnet or ssh and uses the command line interface to power on and off blades.

fence_bladecenter accepts options on the command line as well as from stdin. Fenced sends parameters through stdin when it execs the agent. fence_bladecenter can be run by itself with command line options. This is useful for testing and for turning outlets on or off from scripts.

Vendor URL: http://www.ibm.com  

PARAMETERS

        

-o, --action=<action>
Fencing Action (Default Value: reboot)         
-a, --ip=<ip>
IP Address or Hostname This parameter is always required.         
-l, --username=<name>
Login Name This parameter is always required.         
-p, --password=<password>
Login password or passphrase         
-S, --password-script=<script>
Script to retrieve password         
-c, --command-prompt=<prompt>
Force command prompt (Default Value: system>)         
-x, --ssh
SSH connection         
-n, --plug=<id>
Physical plug number or name of virtual machine This parameter is always required.         
-k, --identity-file=<filename>
Identity file for ssh         
-4, --inet4-only
Forces agent to use IPv4 addresses only         
-6, --inet6-only
Forces agent to use IPv6 addresses only         
-u, --ipport=<port>
TCP port to use for connection with device         
-v, --verbose
Verbose mode         
-D, --debug-file=<debugfile>
Write debug information to given file         
-V, --version
Display version information and exit         
-h, --help
Display help and exit         
-C, --separator=<char>
Separator for CSV created by operation list (Default Value: ,)

 

ACTIONS

        

on
Power on machine.         
off
Power off machine.         
reboot
Reboot machine.         
status
This returns the status of the plug/virtual machine.         
list
List available plugs with aliases/virtual machines if there is support for more then one device. Returns N/A otherwise.         
monitor
Check if fencing device is running. List available plugs/virtual machines or get status of machine (if it does not support more).         
metadata

 The operational behavior of this is not known.

 

STDIN PARAMETERS

        

action
Fencing Action (Default Value: reboot)         
ipaddr
IP Address or Hostname This parameter is always required.         
login
Login Name This parameter is always required.         
passwd
Login password or passphrase         
passwd_script
Script to retrieve password         
cmd_prompt
Force command prompt (Default Value: system>)         
secure
SSH connection         
port
Physical plug number or name of virtual machine This parameter is always required.         
identity_file
Identity file for ssh         
inet4_only
Forces agent to use IPv4 addresses only         
inet6_only
Forces agent to use IPv6 addresses only         
ipport
TCP port to use for connection with device         
verbose
Verbose mode         
debug
Write debug information to given file         
version
Display version information and exit         
help
Display help and exit         
separator
Separator for CSV created by operation list (Default Value: ,)


 

Index

NAME
DESCRIPTION
PARAMETERS
ACTIONS
STDIN PARAMETERS

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