OCFS2: ocfs2console fails to add node: "o2cb_ctl: Unable to access cluster service while creating node"

(Doc ID 730527.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 21, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version 1.2.0-1 to 1.6
Linux x86-64
Linux x86
Linux x86-64
Oracle Cluster File System Version 2 (OCFS2) 1.x

Symptoms

When using the OCFS2 graphical configuration utility, ocfs2console, to configure cluster nodes (Cluster > Node Configuration menu option), saving node changes results in the following error:

o2cb_ctl: Unable to access cluster service while creating node, could not add node 'node-name'

Changes

You are configuring OCFS2 cluster configuration for the first time using ocfs2console.

Cause

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