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FENCE_AGENT

FENCE_AGENT

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NAME

fence_sanbox2 - Fence agent for QLogic SANBox2 FC switches  

DESCRIPTION

fence_sanbox2 is an I/O Fencing agent which can be used with QLogic SANBox2 FC switches. It logs into a SANBox2 switch via telnet and disables a specified port. Disabling the port which a machine is connected to effectively fences that machine. Lengthy telnet connections to the switch should be avoided while a GFS cluster is running because the connection will block any necessary fencing actions.

fence_sanbox2 accepts options on the command line as well as from stdin. Fenced sends parameters through stdin when it execs the agent. fence_sanbox2 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.qlogic.com  

PARAMETERS

        

-o, --action=<action>
Fencing Action (Default Value: disable)         
-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: [' #> '])         
-n, --plug=<id>
Physical plug number or name of virtual machine This parameter is always required.         
-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

        

io_fencing
Fencing Action (Default Value: disable)         
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: [' #> '])         
port
Physical plug number or name of virtual machine This parameter is always required.         
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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