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Re: [Xen-users] migration, shared storage and fencing

To: Jeff Williams <jeffw@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] migration, shared storage and fencing
From: Bart Coninckx <bart.coninckx@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 14 Aug 2010 13:10:58 +0200
Cc: xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, David Heidt <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Saturday 14 August 2010 11:40:54 Jeff Williams wrote:
> On 13/08/2010, at 8:50 PM, Bart Coninckx wrote:
> > Why not let clustersoftware take care of starting and migrating Xen
> > DomU's. Pacemaker has an excellent resource agent for that and it allows
> > you to choose preferred nodes and stuff. Of course, everything needs to
> > be done via the cluster manager software, no more manually doing "xm ..."
> > because that would confuse the cluster. I have this running and it works
> > perfectly. It needs a little bit of scripting for backups (we shut DomU's
> > briefly down for that and don't want them to come up until the snapshot
> > has been taken).
> Bart which resource agent is this? And which OS are you running on your
>  nodes?
> Jeff

The Xen resource agent: http://linux-ha.org/doc/re-ra-Xen.html 
I'm running it on SLES10SP3, but this works on whatever distro that has 
Heartbeat or Pacemaker running.


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