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Solaris Cluster Effect of a STOP_FAILED Resource on Resource_dependencies (Doc ID 1017543.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 16, 2022

Applies to:

Solaris Cluster - Version 3.0 to 4.4 [Release 3.0 to 4.4]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)


In a Sun/Solaris Cluster 3.x environment where "resource dependencies" is set to one or more resources (within same resource group and/or in other resource groups), we are concerned about the behavior (in a resource group shutdown situation) of the other resources when this resource fails to stop.

The r_properties(5) manpages currently state...
Resource_dependencies (string_array)
A list of resources in the same or in different groups
upon which this resource has a strong dependency.
However, if this resource remains  online or  fails to
stop, a resource in the list that is in a different    <<<<
resource group stops  anyway.                          <<<<

So, the question is what happens to those depended upon resources within the *same* resource group?


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