[Linux-HA] Stonith with APC Smart UPS 1000 +Network ManagementCard

Dejan Muhamedagic dejanmm at fastmail.fm
Thu Jul 9 11:37:15 MDT 2009


Hi,

On Thu, Jul 09, 2009 at 05:10:46PM +0200, Ehlers, Kolja wrote:
> Yeah it supports SSH but if I log in using SSH there is just a
> menu to configure the card. Since I can enter only 2 digits at
> that prompt
> 
>      1- Control
>      2- Diagnostics
>      3- Configuration
>      4- Detailed Status
>      5- About UPS
> 
>      <ESC>- Back, <ENTER>- Refresh, <CTRL-L>- Event Log

Strange, the user manual describes something else, i.e. there's a
prompt at which one can type commands.

Thanks,

Dejan

> I think it will not accept commands to shut down a node. But maybe someone knows better? 
> 
> I still could connect via serial but then I can only shut down 1 node. So this wont help for my 3 node cluster either...
> 
> -----Urspr?ngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: linux-ha-bounces at lists.linux-ha.org [mailto:linux-ha-bounces at lists.linux-ha.org] Im Auftrag von Dejan Muhamedagic
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 9. Juli 2009 15:25
> An: General Linux-HA mailing list
> Betreff: Re: [Linux-HA] Stonith with APC Smart UPS 1000 +Network ManagementCard
> 
> Hi,
> 
> On Thu, Jul 09, 2009 at 12:38:21PM +0200, Ehlers, Kolja wrote:
> > This is the card im talking about: 
> > http://www.apc.com/resource/include/techspec_index.cfm?base_sku=AP9630
> > &tab=models
> > 
> > But I guess it does not support master protocol. It supports SNMP is 
> > jsut for monitoring isnt it? Can I send shutdown commands over SNMP?
> 
> Of course. I'm just not sure whether this card supports the same MIB. But it's worth giving a try.
> 
> I can see that the thing supports ssh connections so it may be easy to write a plugin for that.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Dejan
> 
> > 
> > Thanks
> > 
> > -----Urspr?ngliche Nachricht-----
> > Von: linux-ha-bounces at lists.linux-ha.org 
> > [mailto:linux-ha-bounces at lists.linux-ha.org] Im Auftrag von Dejan 
> > Muhamedagic
> > Gesendet: Donnerstag, 9. Juli 2009 12:30
> > An: General Linux-HA mailing list
> > Betreff: Re: [Linux-HA] Stonith with APC Smart UPS 1000 + Network 
> > ManagementCard
> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > On Wed, Jul 08, 2009 at 08:54:45AM +0200, Ehlers, Kolja wrote:
> > > Hello everybody,
> > > 
> > > right now I am trying to set up stonith for out 3 node Cluster. We 
> > > have 2 APC Smart UPS 1000 for this purpose. Both APC units are 
> > > equipped with a extra network management card. All nodes are
> > connected to the LAN via NIC1 and to a HB switch through NIC2.
> > > 
> > > This is my set up:
> > > 
> > > APC1 (connected to LAN)
> > > Node1 (has only one power supply)
> > > Node3 (has two power supplies)
> > > 
> > > APC2 (connected to LAN)
> > > Node2 (has only one power supply)
> > > Node3 (has two power supplies)
> > > 
> > > Right now I am stuck and can not figure out how the apc plugins can 
> > > send its shutdown commands to the APC throuh those network 
> > > management cards. Does anyone know if that is possible? If that is 
> > > not possible I must use the serial cable and not all nodes can 
> > > comminicate to the APCs. This means I only can connect 2 of the 
> > > three nodes and if I am thinking correctly this set up is not quite 
> > > save in case of split brain.
> > 
> > apcsmart supports only serial communication. apcmaster and 
> > apcmastersnmp work over TCP/IP. Perhaps this UPS also supports snmp, maybe that's worth a try. What exactly is that extra
> management card? Does it support master protocol?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > Dejan
> > 
> > > Thanks for your help
> > > 
> > > Kolja
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