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NAME fence_brocade - Fence agent for HP Brocade over telnet/ssh

DESCRIPTION fence_brocade is an I/O Fencing agent which can be used with Brocade FC switches. It logs into a Brocade switch via telnet and disables a spec- ified port. Disabling the port which a machine is connected to effec- tively fences that machine. Lengthy telnet connections to the switch should be avoided while a GFS cluster is running because the connec- tion will block any necessary fencing actions. After a fence operation has taken place the fenced machine can no longer connect to the Brocade FC switch. When the fenced machine is ready to be brought back into the GFS cluster (after reboot) the port on the Brocade FC switch needs to be enabled. This can be done by running fence_brocade and specifying the enable action

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

PARAMETERS

-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

-x, --ssh SSH connection

-k, --identity-file=<filename> Identity file for ssh

-c, --command-prompt=<prompt> Force command prompt (Default Value: [> ])

-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

-o, --action=<action> Fencing Action (Default Value: disable)

-n, --plug=<id> Physical plug number or name of virtual machine This parameter is always required.

-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: ,)

--power-timeout Test X seconds for status change after ON/OFF (Default Value: 20)

--shell-timeout Wait X seconds for cmd prompt after issuing command (Default Value: 3)

--login-timeout Wait X seconds for cmd prompt after login (Default Value: 5)

--power-wait Wait X seconds after issuing ON/OFF (Default Value: 0)

--delay Wait X seconds before fencing is started (Default Value: 0)

--retry-on Count of attempts to retry power on (Default Value: 1)

ACTIONS

enable Enable fabric access.

disable Disable fabric access.

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 Display the XML metadata describing this resource.

STDIN PARAMETERS

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

secure SSH connection

identity_file Identity file for ssh

cmd_prompt Force command prompt (Default Value: [> ])

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

action Fencing Action (Default Value: disable)

port Physical plug number or name of virtual machine This parameter is always required.

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: ,)

power_timeout Test X seconds for status change after ON/OFF (Default Value: 20)

shell_timeout Wait X seconds for cmd prompt after issuing command (Default Value: 3)

login_timeout Wait X seconds for cmd prompt after login (Default Value: 5)

power_wait Wait X seconds after issuing ON/OFF (Default Value: 0)

delay Wait X seconds before fencing is started (Default Value: 0)

retry_on Count of attempts to retry power on (Default Value: 1)

fence_brocade (Fence Agent) 2009-10-20 FENCE_AGENT(8)