[Linux-HA] One stonith device for several clusters?

Dave Blaschke debltc at us.ibm.com
Tue Oct 23 09:42:57 MDT 2007

Dominik Klein wrote:
> Hi
> first of all: I have not yet used any stonith device. Played a little 
> with the ssh and xen stonith devices, but nothing near production yet.
> I would like to know if it is possible to use one physical stonith 
> device for several heartbeat clusters. Most supported devices I had a 
> look at have at least 8 power connectors and I only plan to use 2 node 
> clusters, but propably a couple of them.
> So is it possible to use one device for several clusters?
I can't see any reason why this shouldn't work.  Of course, your nodes 
will have to have unique names across all clusters attached to the 
device, and if your device fails it could take out all your clusters.
> Regards
> Dominik
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