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OCFS2 Fencing, Network, and Disk Heartbeat Timeout Configuration (Doc ID 457423.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 26, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 4.4 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64
Linux Itanium


OCFS2 1.2.5 introduces new configuration options that allow its use in a wider range of system configurations.  This document will introduce these new features and what the users can benefit from them.

Visit the OCFS2 project page at for information about the most current versions.


This document is to be used by Linux System Administrator and Oracle Database Administrators working with Oracle Cluster File System version 2 (OCFS2).

It applies for the following platforms: x86, x86_64 and Itanium.


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In this Document
 OCFS2 1.2.5 no longer uses "panic" for fencing
 New configurable O2CB cluster timeout parameters
 Support for bonding network device
 Bug fixes on DLM

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